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Mobile technology expansion needed

About 40% of companies are investing in mobile technologies across their business and consider mobility as a key part of their business strategy, according to Accenture Mobility Report 2014.

23 Jul 2014 11:59

Driving IT growth in Africa

Communications technologies will catalyse growth across all IT markets in Africa in the next three to five years, according to Gartner Inc...

18 Jul 2014 11:45

Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed

The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.

18 Jul 2014 09:05

Orange to improve internet connectivity in West Africa

Orange recently opened West Africa's first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence (PoP). The operational launch of this facility, which is located in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, is set to enhance...

17 Jul 2014 09:09

AfricaCom 2014 reappoints Networx PR

For the fourth year, Networx PR has been appointed by Informa Telecoms and Media Limited to publicise digital telecommunications, ICT and media conference and exhibition,...

10 Jul 2014 08:32

Drop in telecoms carriage fees will drive broadband access

Internet penetration in Africa at 15.6% is about half the world average. While some may see this as cause for concern, it is not a true reflection of the level of...

7 Jul 2014 11:19

Data boom pressures operators to speed up deployment of data centres

The seemingly insatiable demand by users for more data has taken many players in the African telecom and communications sector by surprise. To keep up with demand, new infrastructure is often needed and particularly data centres - the heart and brain of any network.

By Peter Karaszi 20 Jun 2014 10:41

All text messages banned in CAR

Text messages in the Central African Republic (CAR) are now considered a security threat and their use has been suspended, the telecommunications ministry has announced.

4 Jun 2014 08:36

[Net Prophet] Lessons from entrepreneurs

Apart from Net Prophet 2014 being a huge success; it was probably my most inspiring day this year so far. Top lessons I took home were from Quirk's Rob Stokes and Over's Aaron Marshall.

By Ilse van den Berg 22 May 2014 15:19

Nokia, Microsoft never the twain

"You can never have too many rubber boots," the elderly Finnish man said in an interview in the late 1990s at the height of Nokia's reign as the largest cellphone maker in the world, selling two out of every three phones on Earth.

By Toby Shapshak 12 May 2014 10:48

Key tech trends for businesses in Africa

While international trends are often mirrored in Africa, the unique operating environment and challenges on the continent result in some very interesting applications in the business technology space.

1 May 2014 13:02

Africa needs high quality solutions

Since its acquisition of iWayAfrica and Africa Online, pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks has focused on the development of its terrestrial and satellite network products and solutions.

23 Apr 2014 09:37

Internet exchange point opened in Swaziland

Late last week saw the African Union Commission (AUC) launch the internet exchange point (IXP) in Swaziland which will contribute to bringing efficiency in the routing of intra-country internet traffic and more secure exchange of intra-country internet traffic.

15 Apr 2014 09:51

Text messages may save lives in flood-prone Africa

Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.

26 Mar 2014 06:23

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