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Africa's mobile broadband access below 20%.Africa's mobile broadband access
Penetration rate still below 20%.

Zimbabwe telco networks under surveillance.

Zim authorities move closer
Telco network traffic to be monitored.

Friday, May 29th

Huawei GM to build 'love' of the brand in SA

Huawei GM to build 'love' of the brand in SA

Charlene Munilall, Huawei's new consumer business group boss, has the tough task of increasing company's market share in the country.

First MasterPass in-app feature goes live in SA

First MasterPass in-app feature goes live in SA

Mango powers in-app purchase capability for travel payments.

Safaricom, Ericsson partner to strengthen mobile broadband

Safaricom, Ericsson partner to strengthen mobile broadband

Network company Ericsson has been selected to upgrade the Kenyan mobile operator's network.

Controversy over spectrum allocation in Nigeria

Controversy over spectrum allocation in Nigeria

West African country's outgoing president said to have secretly awarded $1bn-worth of spectrum.

Slow progress of internet access in Africa

Slow progress of internet access in Africa

SA's government has allowed mobile and broadband prices to remain among the highest in the world, says A4AI's Kojo Boakye.

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Telecoms

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Huawei GM to build 'love' of the brand in SA

Huawei GM to build 'love' of the brand in SA

29 May 2015

Charlene Munilall, Huawei's new consumer business group boss, has the tough task of increasing company's market share in the country.

Controversy over spectrum allocation in Nigeria

Controversy over spectrum allocation in Nigeria

29 May 2015

West African country's outgoing president said to have secretly awarded $1bn-worth of spectrum.

Tanzania to buy Airtel's share in state telco

Tanzania to buy Airtel's share in state telco

27 May 2015

The East African country's government wants 100% ownership of the telecoms firm.

Mobile

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MTN Zambia to list on local exchange

MTN Zambia to list on local exchange

27 May 2015

Pressure from regulator forces local mobile operator to confirm listing plans.

Enterprise Solutions

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CPM makes inroads in East Africa

CPM makes inroads in East Africa

27 February 2015

Businesses will be able to look at their processes as a whole.

Networks

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Safaricom, Ericsson partner to strengthen mobile broadband

Safaricom, Ericsson partner to strengthen mobile broadband

29 May 2015

Network company Ericsson has been selected to upgrade the Kenyan mobile operator's network.

South Africa: Telkom expands LTE-A network

South Africa: Telkom expands LTE-A network

19 May 2015

Telco says it is ready to cover an additional 22 suburbs.

Sudan readies to launch 4G

Sudan readies to launch 4G

19 May 2015

Sudan's government has announced plans to launch a 4G network in the East African nation.

Security

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'South Africa a key target for online organised crime'

'South Africa a key target for online organised crime'

27 May 2015

Organised crime groups have established strong presence online say security experts.

Top Kenyan hotel adds security layer

Top Kenyan hotel adds security layer

20 May 2015

InterContinental hotel has deployed the services of Kaspersky Lab to protect sensitive information.

Business Intelligence

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Kenya wants healthier medical records system

Kenya wants healthier medical records system

28 May 2015

Proposed new EHR system designed streamline access patient records.

Businesses urged to adopt digital marketing

Businesses urged to adopt digital marketing

06 May 2015

Brand Centric MD says businesses in Botswana need to capitalise on advantages of digital marketing.

Cloud

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ASUS wants bigger market share in Kenya

ASUS wants bigger market share in Kenya

27 May 2015

Despite declining PC sales in East Africa the computer maker has launched new products in Kenya.

Nigeria stumbles on path to digital migration

Nigeria stumbles on path to digital migration

25 May 2015

Nigeria cannot meet ITU digital migration deadline, commission sets new deadline.

ICT and Governance

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Slow progress of internet access in Africa

Slow progress of internet access in Africa

29 May 2015

SA's government has allowed mobile and broadband prices to remain among the highest in the world, says A4AI's Kojo Boakye.

Zimbabwe’s telco networks under surveillance

Zimbabwe’s telco networks under surveillance

28 May 2015

Regulator looks to acquire telecoms traffic, monitoring and revenue assurance system.

Deals pour in for Egyptian ICT companies

Deals pour in for Egyptian ICT companies

27 May 2015

Egyptian ICT agency helps local companies sign $7 mn African trade deals.

Business Continuity

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'Ignore internet at your peril'

'Ignore internet at your peril'

15 May 2015

Some companies in Zimbabwe need to focus on interactive websites says mining exec.

Channel

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Sling Media launches award-winning Slingbox M1

Sling Media launches award-winning Slingbox M1

18 May 2015

Slingbox expands the Mobile TV and Video Market, delivering 100% of consumers' Live TV Content to their Mobile Device of choice anywhere in the world. 

Zambia: national broadcaster wants to move on set top box distribution

Zambia: national broadcaster wants to move on set top box distribution

11 May 2015

100,000 set top boxes to be made available.

Unified Communications

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International Avaya User Group Launches Middle East, Africa and India Chapter

International Avaya User Group Launches Middle East, Africa and India Chapter

13 May 2015

The International Avaya Users Group (IAUG), has announced today the launch of its Middle East, Africa and India Chapter.

82% of Nigerians access mobile internet

82% of Nigerians access mobile internet

05 May 2015

A report revealed that mobile phones are the most popular device to access the internet.