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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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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

Africa's first music download service launches in Senegal

Africa's first home-grown platform for legal music downloads launched in Senegal on Wednesday with a mission to promote African artists, pay them properly, and fight internet piracy.

26 Feb 2016

AU launches e-conferencing system

Through the Directorate of Conference Management and Publications (DCMP), the African Union Commission has launched the newly devised DCMP e-conferencing system, which will greatly facilitate the work of the AU by providing easy access to documents and reducing paper consumption...

21 Jan 2016

Marketers will unite sales and media touchpoints in new ways in 2016, says Millward Brown

Millward Brown's annual Digital and Media Predictions for the year ahead outline the need to optimise video and mobile advertising, evaluate connected TV opportunities and develop inspiring branded content...

Issued by Millward Brown 12 Jan 2016

AfricaCom 2015 Awards - shortlist announced

As a showcase for innovation within the telecoms and ICT sector across Africa, the AfricaCom Awards continues to grow in strength and significance...

Issued by AfricaCom 21 Oct 2015

Microsoft wants to invest in Zim

Global technology giant Microsoft Corporation has pledged to invest millions in Zimbabwe's private and public sectors despite the problems dogging the economy...

By Chris Muronzi 9 Oct 2015

NFV and SDN provide solutions for African network operators with low coverage yet high capacity demands

Network Functions Virtualisation and Software Defined Networking offer new ways for telecom operators to design, build, operate and manage information networks...

Issued by AfricaCom 8 Oct 2015

Internet giants race to faster mobile news apps

NEW YORK: US tech giants are turning to the news in their competition for mobile users, developing new, faster ways to deliver content...

6 Oct 2015

Namibia: Second ICT Summit sets target to bridge digital divide

The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology announced last week that the 2nd National ICT summit will take place at the beginning of October under the umbrella theme "Bridging the Digital Gap"...

By Freeman Ngulu 21 Sep 2015

Google makes $10,000 available for NPOs in South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

Google South Africa has launched Google for Nonprofits in South Africa, Kenya and Botswana...

3 Sep 2015

Botswana: Digital migration taken to people

THAMAGA: The Department of Broadcasting Services has embarked on an awareness journey to inform the public about digital migration...

By Sesha Molebatsi 6 Aug 2015

New deadline for TV digitalisation

Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have agreed on a deadline to switch off the analogue television transmissions to digital platforms...

By Phillimon Mhlanga 17 Jul 2015

Killing two birds with one stone

In securing the Above the Line (ATL) business of a client in Africa, and a major local client, Switch has a launched itself squarely into the advertising space...

By Danette Breitenbach 2 Jul 2015

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