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Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

What's driving the next generation of mobile networks?

The race is on to establish the next generation of mobile networks. Each generational change in wireless networks has been prompted by a different force...

28 Jul 2016

Opera wins major market share in SA and rest of Africa

Opera, the cellphone browser developer and manager, has gained more than 60% of South African market share and more than 70% of African market...

By Alistair Anderson 21 Jul 2016

Microsoft-Facebook laying trans-Atlantic internet line

Microsoft and Facebook announced they will work together to lay a high-speed internet cable across the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean...

30 May 2016

Airtel and Facebook to launch Free Basics in Nigeria

Bharti Airtel Africa, a telecommunications service provider with operations in 17 countries across Africa, has announced that it has launched Free Basics in Nigeria in partnership with Facebook...

11 May 2016

SES, Facebook deal to provide broadband connectivity in Africa

Satellite operator, SES S.A. has announced a satellite broadband deal with Facebook to provide high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa...

29 Apr 2016

Africa-1: new super cable to connect Africa

Reports emerged on Monday that five telecommunications operators, including South Africa's MTN and Telkom, have designs on a new, superfast submarine cable system connecting Africa...

19 Apr 2016

The Internet Society brings African Peering and Interconnection Forum to Tanzania

The Internet Society will bring its annual Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) to Tanzania for the first time...

30 Mar 2016

Africa's sleeping tech giants

Although sub-Saharan Africa has long been the weakest region globally in terms of digital connectivity, the area is on the edge of a major technological surge. Its young demographic and improved access...

14 Mar 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] IT Leaders Africa Summit and Metropolitan's new TVC

On the last episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Tseliso Rangaka, Llewellyn Allen and Shannon Mackrill...

10 Mar 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 165: Across-the-board brand overhaul for Metropolitan and new TVC

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 10 March 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding takes a closer look at Metropolitan...

9 Mar 2016

The Always-On Africa is a matter of if, not when

With global cloud traffic expected to quadruple from current levels to 8.6 zettabytes (one zettabyte is equal to a billion terabytes), by the end of 2019, there is significant potential for Africa to capitalise...

4 Mar 2016

Mobile technology key to closing Africa's digital divide

The Internet has undeniably become the lifeblood of our society...

By Brendan McAravey 2 Mar 2016

IDC looks back on 2015

IDC looks back at their top 10 predictions 2015 for Africa to see which their predictions came true and which were off the mark...

16 Jan 2016

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