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Africa plays catch up after missing migration deadline.

Africa is playing catch-up

Most countries missed ITU migration deadline.

Japan looking to invest in Africa's growth.

Japan looking to invest

Companies want to leverage Africa's growth.

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Nigeria's HTN Towers raises profile with SWAP deal

Nigeria's HTN Towers raises profile with SWAP deal

Companies enter into managed services and co-location deal involving 702 sites.

Telkom SA, Bango and Google collaborate on billing service

Telkom SA, Bango and Google collaborate on billing service

Telco leverages mobile payment platform to help customers with Google Play transactions.

Surge in Africa's internet bandwidth capacity

Surge in Africa's internet bandwidth capacity

Internet bandwidth growth is now leading globally due to various initiatives across the continent.

Hardware startups can pitch for capital

Hardware startups can pitch for capital

Village Capital, Gearbox call for applications to African hardware accelerator.

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Telecoms

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Alcatel-Lucent pushes for data revolution in Africa

Alcatel-Lucent pushes for data revolution in Africa

26 August 2015

French telecomms firm says investment in infrastructure and capacity building prerequisites for social, economic development.

Cost cutting pays off for Zimbabwe's Econet

Cost cutting pays off for Zimbabwe's Econet

25 August 2015

Stability has returned to company's cost structure say executives.

Mobile

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MTN Zambia plans 3G expansion

MTN Zambia plans 3G expansion

27 August 2015

Mobile operator embarks on aggressive marketing company centred on financial inclusivity and sustainable development.

Zim's app developers being prepped for $5bn market

Zim's app developers being prepped for $5bn market

26 August 2015

Muzinda training hub set up to ready app developers for global opportunity.

Enterprise Solutions

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Zambia goes global to source more solar power

Zambia goes global to source more solar power

21 July 2015

Southern African country secures MoU with World Bank member to finance first utility scale photovoltaic projects.

Networks

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Surge in Africa's internet bandwidth capacity

Surge in Africa's internet bandwidth capacity

28 August 2015

Internet bandwidth growth is now leading globally due to various initiatives across the continent.

Fibre constraints stifle Zim's digital progress

Fibre constraints stifle Zim's digital progress

21 August 2015

Southern African country determined to meet June 2016 broadcast migration deadline despite setbacks.

South Africa: Tshwane ups free Wi-Fi service with apps

South Africa: Tshwane ups free Wi-Fi service with apps

19 August 2015

The City of Tshwane,Project Isizwe have partnered to launch free Wi-Fi Chat, Wi-Fi Voice and Wi-Fi Drive.

Security

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Phishing continues to be a people problem

Phishing continues to be a people problem

20 July 2015

Phishing might be perpetuated via email but it is a people problem and not an email problemaccording to Richard Broeke, a security expert at Securicom.

Why Africa's SMEs must beef up security

Why Africa's SMEs must beef up security

13 August 2015

Kaspersky Lab East Africa's Bethwel Opil explains why basic measures simply don't cut it anymore.

Business Intelligence

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Uber to pursue potential startup partnership

Uber to pursue potential startup partnership

24 August 2015

Transport service wants to drive efficiency through alliance with virtual mapping company.

Cloud

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MTN launches Microsoft backed business cloud service

MTN launches Microsoft backed business cloud service

20 August 2015

Billed as a pan-African cloud solution, the new cloud computing service will also be launched in East and West Africa in the coming months.

CensorNet investing in the South African market

12 August 2015

CensorNet- the complete cloud security company is investing to increase browsing speed and improved customer services for its Hybrid Web Security customers in Southern Africa.

Nihilent organises seminar for insurers to help them manage change through digital technologies and effective governance

Nihilent organises seminar for insurers to help them manage change through digital technologies and effective governance

01 July 2015



Nihilent Nigeria and a subsidiary of India headquartered Nihilent Technologies in association with the Nigeria Insurance Association (NIA) recently organised a workshop on digital transformation.

ICT and Governance

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Africa plays catch up after missing migration deadline

Africa plays catch up after missing migration deadline

27 August 2015

With a few exceptions, successful transition to digital terrestrial television broadcasting seems far away for the majority.

Cape Town to host tech-driven transport conference

Cape Town to host tech-driven transport conference

25 August 2015

Delegates from across Africa looking to model transport systems on Cape example.

Business Continuity

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Renewable energy the only option says Zambia's govt

Renewable energy the only option says Zambia's govt

08 July 2015

Authorities will continue with investment in solar power to handle load shedding.

'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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SanDisk appoints Mustek as local distributor

SanDisk appoints Mustek as local distributor

12 August 2015

Partnership expected to support flash storage solution provider's SME strategy.

Telecel Zim ups presence in the country

Telecel Zim ups presence in the country

09 July 2015

The Zimbabwean telco plans to revamp its distribution network.

Unified Communications

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'Nigeria not left out of internet revolution' says Google exec

'Nigeria not left out of internet revolution' says Google exec

25 August 2015

West African country records 10 million first-time internet users last year and sharp rise in smartphone penetration.

MTN Zambia takes aim at low digital literacy levels

MTN Zambia takes aim at low digital literacy levels

15 July 2015

Mobile operator rolls out interactive whiteboard initiative to support educators.