According to a survey conducted by Ipsos, nearly all Kenya's Nairobi-based television owners are aware of the digital migration but the majority does not feel the urgency to purchase set top boxes.
12 Mar 2014 11:05
According to the International Data Corporation's (IDC) CY 2013 final results, Toshiba Gulf FZE is the number one vendor for Notebook market sales in East Africa including Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania.
11 Mar 2014 08:25
According to the 2013 IHS Digital Content Report, worldwide consumer spend on digital movies, games, and apps (applications) grew 30% from 2012 to 2013. In total, global digital spend in 2013 surpassed USD 57 billion.
By Esther Karuku 4 Mar 2014 13:12
From 7-9 March the Digital Fair will be hosted at the Sarit Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. It will be an opportunity for attendees to meet, exchange experiences, debate ideas and reflect on essential challenges and the expected impact of digital network technologies.
25 Feb 2014 07:45
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A lawsuit filed this week accuses Ethiopia of infecting a US man's computer with "spyware" as part of a campaign to gather intelligence about those critical of the government.
20 Feb 2014 06:57
IT News Africa reports that JUMIA, a Nigerian online shopping destination in Africa, has launched in Uganda.
8 Feb 2014 07:55
Online payments service provider, 3G Direct Pay and merchant services platform for mobile network operators in emerging markets, Kopo Kopo, have signed a partnership with the aim of supplying innovative payment options to the regional travel industry.
7 Feb 2014 10:08
TORONTO, CANADA: Since the invention of the internet, suddenly the phrase 'dot com' became the single most powerful word of the century...
By Naseem Javed 6 Feb 2014 09:41
Kenya's NIC Bank has announced the launch of NOW mobile banking, a platform that facilitates efficient, on-the-go financial services including online cheque deposits.
30 Jan 2014 07:45
Kuwaiti telecoms giant Zain has reported 18 per cent growth in its Sudanese revenue despite a 35 per cent devaluation of the Sudanese pound during 2013.
By Chris Udemans 30 Jan 2014 07:05
SEACOM is investing in developing cloud infrastructures in Kenya and South Africa, with the aim of attracting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in East and Southern Africa to move to the cloud.
By Gabriella Mulligan 22 Jan 2014 10:20
The Helix Institute of Digital Finance has partnered with MobileMoneyExpo to host a workshop on agent network management during the 4th MobileMoneyExpo in Lagos, Nigeria. The 2014 edition taking place 12-13 February is themed 'Promoting financial inclusion'.
Issued by MobileMoneyAfrica 20 Jan 2014 11:01
The world is going gaga over culture, design and art from Africa, but back here on the continent we're innovating exciting solutions to uniquely African challenges. Here are my thoughts on the four biggest trends related to Africa...
By Oresti Patricios 20 Jan 2014 07:06
Early December last year IGN landed in Africa - to the applause of gamers on the continent. Perhaps the launch of IGN Africa slipped past you, but then now is all the more time to sit up and take notice.
By Danette Breitenbach 15 Jan 2014 15:53
The chairman of the Royal Media Services (RMS), Dr Samuel Makau Macharia, called plans to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting an affront to media freedom.
13 Jan 2014 13:32
Paul Walker, Nelson Mandela and the rare Hybrid Eclipse that occurred in Uganda were the search queries that topped the 2013 trending list with Paul Walker being the most-searched celebrity of the last 12 months.
18 Dec 2013 15:24
The YouTube Rewind 2013 has been released, giving an overview of the videos, channels, and moments that shaped our year. Have a look at Uganda's favourites on YouTube this past year.
12 Dec 2013 13:54
A report from Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) highlights the unaffordable cost of broadband for the two billion people who live on less than US$2/day.
11 Dec 2013 09:42
Tanzanian social enterprise Ubongo will next month launch Ubongo Kids, an interactive cartoon which allows children to participate via SMS, on national television, while launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for further rollouts. (video)
By Tom Jackson 9 Dec 2013 14:02
Huawei Technologies has been picked by the Ethiopian state-run mobile operator Ethio Telecom to roll out a high-speed 4G network across the country's capital, Addis Ababa.
By Selipha Kihagi 2 Dec 2013 12:43
The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
Google recently announced its first infrastructural project in Africa, called Project Link. This initiative, through the building of a fibre-optic network in Kampala (Uganda), enables internet service providers (ISPs) and mobile operators to provide faster connections to their users than ever before.
28 Nov 2013 12:04
In Uganda, and many parts of the world, online activity is halted by pre-broadband speeds or unreliable connections. Google's Project Link is an initiative that is focused on enhancing speed and quality through a metro fiber network. (video)
21 Nov 2013 12:06
WIOCC and local shareholder Dalkom Somalia, has announced that it will launch connectivity to/from Somalia via the EASSy cable from Q1 2014, offering services directly from Mogadishu to the rest of the world.
18 Nov 2013 07:35
In partnership with Airtel, Wikipedia and Praekelt Foundation will make Wikipedia Zero available on mobile in Kenya.
8 Nov 2013 08:14
FirstRand's Vumela Enterprise Development Fund has made its sixth investment in online software company, Prefix Technologies, a move which could create over 120 new jobs and enable Prefix to expand in South Africa and other emerging markets.
Issued by Everlytic Kenya 7 Nov 2013 10:50
The Kenyan government has announced the gazetted date of 13 December 2013, for digital migration in the country's capital Nairobi and its surroundings still stands as scheduled, despite reports it had been postponed again.
5 Nov 2013 11:50
The Kenyan government has again postponed the deadline for digital migration to June 2014, following a successful petition by the Media Owners Association who say the deadline was unfeasible and all the stakeholders were not on board.
By Nick Sato 30 Oct 2013 11:16
Everlytic will be hosting workshops in Nairobi, Johannesburg and Cape Town for digital marketers, agencies and start-ups to learn more about integrating social media and email marketing.
Issued by Everlytic Kenya 18 Oct 2013 12:55
Africa is not for sissies, but it presents a land of opportunity for those who are prepared to invest in the growing economies that comprise the continent.
By Hilton Veldsman, Issued by NATIVE VML 18 Oct 2013 12:16
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