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Open source suits the African market exceptionally well: Q&A with Brendan Mcerlain

Red Hat EMEA, a leading provider of open source solutions, recently visited South Africa for the Red Hat Forum...

By Cari Van Wyk 31 Jul 2015 15:00

Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit

GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners...

24 Jul 2015 14:42



Zarnet eyes Telecel takeover

Government-owned telecommunications firm Zarnet is negotiating with Telecel Zimbabwe shareholders for a possible takeover of the mobile phone company, Parliament heard.

17 Jul 2015 10:29

Mediatech Africa: next gen features and new tech

The largest media and entertainment technology trade show for southern Africa, Mediatech Africa, is taking place this week from...

14 Jul 2015 08:13

TelOne to pursue partnership with NetOne

Fixed telecoms operator TelOne is set to partner NetOne in activating its mobile operating licence. The licence granted in 2011 gives the go ahead for TelOne to be the fourth mobile operator in the country...

13 Jul 2015 09:57

Gartner: IT spending to decline 5.5 percent worldwide in 2015

STAMFORD, USA: According to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc, worldwide IT spending is on pace to total $3.5 trillion in 2015, a 5.5 percent decline...

9 Jul 2015 06:10

Orange launches its largest Developer Challenge and SMS API

Coinciding with the release of its SMS APIs in Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Niger and Senegal, Orange is launching its largest international developer challenge to date - across 13 countries - aiming to spur and nurture the creation of unique and local services for Africa and the Middle East from the growing entrepreneurial base developing in these countries.

3 Jul 2015 10:52

Globalstar to deliver satellite coverage to Southern Africa

Now that its gateway in Gabarone has gone live, Globalstar can deliver affordable simplex coverage across Southern Africa...

26 Jun 2015 10:34

Telecel appoints new Chief Executive

Telecel Zimbabwe has appointed Angeline Vere as its new chief executive, she becomes Telecel Zimbabwe's fourth CEO in five years...

By Tawanda Musarurwa 22 Jun 2015 07:37

Wi-Fi is changing Africa says Ruckus Wireless

The introduction of affordable smartphones designed specifically for emerging markets has been a game-changer for Africa and has made an impact on Wi-Fi demand, says Ruckus Wireless...

19 Jun 2015 06:00

Morpho's next wave of innovative biometrics in Africa

Morpho, supplier of biometric identification and security solutions, has clearly shown its intention to continue to dominate the African market. Morpho says it plans to aggressively capture the untapped markets...

10 Jun 2015 06:00

XLink enables companies to increase their footprint in Africa

Card acceptance/compliance continues to grow exponentially in African countries and with the mounting need for secure and reliable communications...

10 Jun 2015 06:05

Microsoft launches low-cost internet in rural Kenya

Microsoft is aiming to connect rural residents in Nanyuki, a market town in Laikipia County in central Kenya, with low-cost wireless internet...

By Joseph Mayton 26 May 2015 09:03

Alcatel-Lucent and NITA successfully completes Eastern Corridor rural fibre optic backbone project

Alcatel-Lucent and NITA are celebrating the successful completion of the Eastern corridor rural fibre optic backbone project...

20 May 2015 07:39

Airtel Malawi partners Facebook's Internet.org

In a bid to promote penetration, affordability and accessibility to internet services in the country, Airtel Malawi has partnered with Facebook on its internet.org initiative...

14 May 2015 10:44

Zimbabwe shuts down mobile phone firm over black empowerment

HARARE - Zimbabwe on Wednesday shut down the country's second largest mobile phone service provider, Telecel Zimbabwe, partly for breaching black empowerment laws, officials said...

30 Apr 2015 11:00

Sales surge at AfricaOnline Namibia

AfricaOnline Namibia has announced a significant uptake within the SME sector, with a 60% increase in sales over the past year...

30 Apr 2015 11:25

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

Huawei to assist governments in building a connected Africa

"In line with the theme 'Affordable Access' of the IAD summit, Huawei is now building the telecom network infrastructure, including LTE networks for Zimbabwe, and bridging the digital divide by increasing network coverage and offering affordable devices"...

17 Apr 2015 13:49

ICT publication launched in Zimbabwe

HARARE: A new online technology publication, ItNews Zimbabwe, has been launched to provide coverage of the rapidly growing sector in the country...

By Marcus Mushonga 15 Apr 2015 11:42

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