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#AfricaMonth: Sustainable food production requires digitisation of entire agri value chain

Fresh thinking is required to enhance agricultural production and provide food security for Africa's fast-growing population...

1 day ago

Orange launches in Liberia.
Orange becomes market leader in Liberia after acquisition

Orange launches its brand in Liberia and continues to build on its strong presence in West Africa...

22 May 2017

Screengrabs from the ad.
From pre-roll quickies to extended video views with WebAfrica

You may have already encountered WebAfrica's extended pre-roll YouTube ad. In total, it's 2 minutes 47 seconds of, well, skipping, but not in the way you usually associate ‘skipping' with ‘YouTube ads'...

By Leigh Andrews 16 May 2017

Fabien Delanaud.
Bridging the digital divide in Africa

For many in developing markets, data remains a luxury and often agonisingly out of reach, even on mobile...

By Fabien Delanaud 16 May 2017

Happy Wi-Fi makes happy guests
Happy Wi-Fi makes happy guests

For the hospitality industry, high quality, free Wi-Fi is now a must. if you're meeting the needs of tomorrow's guest or today's, you need to get your Wi-Fi into shape, now...

By Riaan Graham 15 May 2017

Five things that show you might need a new web host
Five things that show you might need a new web host

Web hosting is a very important aspect of your website. Luckily, these days web hosting has become somewhat of a commodity with a plethora of web hosting companies offering a wide range of products...

By Michael Osterloh 12 May 2017

Surge in demand for mobile connectivity
Surge in demand for mobile connectivity

African mobile telecoms operators, infrastructure owners and service providers are ramping up investment and targeting acquisitions across the region...

9 May 2017

Jasco Carrier Solutions rolls out in East Africa
Jasco Carrier Solutions rolls out in East Africa

Jasco Carrier Solutions has been introduced into the East African market. This expansion ties in with East Arica's Tier 1 and Tier 2 broadband strategy...

6 May 2017

Diversification strategies create opportunities for ICT in SA
Diversification strategies create opportunities for ICT in SA

An increase in affordability of internet and telephony services and the growing adoption of technology business models by companies is attracting investment into SA's ICT industry...

28 Apr 2017

Cable system to link Africa and the Americas
Cable system to link Africa and the Americas

Angola Cables has completed the marine survey for the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), as well as started cable loading on the Angolan side of SACS...

26 Apr 2017

MTN SA, Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa
MTN SA, Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa

MTN and Huawei have partnered to bring the first LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) network in Africa...

25 Apr 2017

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon
Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown...

24 Apr 2017

The opportunity that is the small screen
The opportunity that is the small screen

What's becoming clear from watching young coffee shop patrons, in particular, is that mobile technology is stepping in to fill certain voids and it's doing so at an extremely reasonable cost. ...

By Mike Laws 21 Apr 2017

Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%
Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%

Jumia unveils its third white paper on mobile trends in Africa, and shows Chinese dominance in the smartphone market...

21 Apr 2017

Minister invites public inputs on ICT strategies
Minister invites public inputs on ICT strategies

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services invites members of society to provide written inputs on three strategies that are aimed at leveraging technology to modernise service delivery...

13 Apr 2017

Blue Label deal 'on track'
Blue Label deal 'on track'

Blue Label Telecommunications informed shareholders on Tuesday that plans for the completion of a restructuring involving Cell C and Net1 were on track for completion at end-June...

12 Apr 2017

EU to end mobile roaming charges in June
EU to end mobile roaming charges in June

STRASBOURG, France: The EU will abolish mobile phone roaming charges from 15 June 2017, following a vote in the European Parliament...

10 Apr 2017

Alan Knott-Craig to speak at SACSC Research Conference
Alan Knott-Craig to speak at SACSC Research Conference

Alan Knott-Craig, former Mxit CEO and founder of non-profit organisation, Project Isizwe, will join a list of speakers at the SACSC annual Research Conference...

3 Apr 2017

eHomeAffairs making passport applications easier
eHomeAffairs making passport applications easier

eHomeAffairs enables South Africans to submit their application and pay online, or if they live in Cape Town, Johannesburg or Pretoria, they can step into their local bank...

30 Mar 2017

Struggling Ericsson takes huge hit on Q1 accounts
Struggling Ericsson takes huge hit on Q1 accounts

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Ericsson took a huge hit on its first-quarter accounts in a bid by its new chief executive to turn the beleaguered telecoms giant around...

29 Mar 2017

By Raidarmax –
Kenya leads smart city charge in Africa

While many see Africa as lagging in harnessing the benefits of smart city development, Kenya is leading the charge...

28 Mar 2017

Orange, Riverbed to simplify hybrid network management
Orange, Riverbed to simplify hybrid network management

In an aim to enable customers to simplify the management of their hybrid networks, Orange Business Services in partnership with Riverbed Technology is launching an SD-WAN technology solution...

28 Mar 2017

It's great to share: As TNM launches data sharing service
It's great to share: As TNM launches data sharing service

Malawi's integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM has announced the launch of data sharing, an innovative service that allows customers to share their data with friends and family...

Issued by Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) 23 Mar 2017

Africa's food security challenges driving technological innovation
Africa's food security challenges driving technological innovation

"Smart farming solutions will become the cornerstone of global food production over the next decade."

20 Mar 2017

rAge Cape Town cancels 2017 event
rAge Cape Town cancels 2017 event

The organisers of gaming expo rAge have announced that the show's Cape Town leg has been cancelled...

13 Mar 2017

MyBroadband launches its premier business IT magazine
MyBroadband launches its premier business IT magazine

MyBroadband has launched the first edition of the MyBroadband Magazine, which aims to be the premium business IT print publication in South Africa...

Issued by MyBroadband 8 Mar 2017

BitCo launches uncapped wireless DSL connectivity for small to medium enterprises
BitCo launches uncapped wireless DSL connectivity for small to medium enterprises

National internet and telephony service provider BitCo's Wireless DSL (WDSL) is an entry-level alternative to their standard premium wireless connectivity solutions...

Issued by BitCo 2 Mar 2017

Survey offers insights into global trends, future of smart cities
Survey offers insights into global trends, future of smart cities

As cities and solution providers develop their smart city strategies, they are trying to understand which solutions and business models hold the greatest promise in this growing market...

27 Feb 2017

GSMA report encourages government policies for inclusive digital economies
GSMA report encourages government policies for inclusive digital economies

The GSMA has released its Embracing the Digital Revolution: Policies for Building the Digital Economy report which encourages governments to pursue policies that incentivise investment and promote development of digital economies...

27 Feb 2017

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