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SES, Facebook deal to provide broadband connectivity in Africa

Satellite operator, SES S.A. has announced a satellite broadband deal with Facebook to provide high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement will support Facebook's Express Wi-Fi programme that is part of their Internet.org initiative.

1 day ago

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Mobile optimised work environments drive performance

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), through its new global study Mobility, Performance and Engagement, established a measurable link between more mobile-first working environments and increased employment engagement, proving that CIOs can drive increased business performance through mobile strategies that are developed and executed well.

1 day ago

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is 30 billion pictures worth?

Image capture and related technology is speeding up exponentially and changing the world of communication and creativity as we know it. It's estimated that globally more pictures were taken every two minutes of 2012 than all of the photographs taken in the entire 19th century. Last year we snapped an estimated trillion photos - in a single year! And by 2017, Infotrends estimates that 78.8% (or just over three-quarters) of all photos will be taken using our phones.

By Hitendra Naik 1 day ago

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Mall of Africa future-ready with Wi-Fi network

Open-access Wi-Fi Network, VAST Networks together with Ruckus Wireless successfully deployed the continent's largest mall Wi-Fi installation, providing consumers and retailers with a fast and reliable Wi-Fi experience throughout the Mall of Africa.

2 days ago