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New KODAK Scan Station 100 Plus makes it easier for businesses

September 10, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on New KODAK Scan Station 100 Plus makes it easier for businesses

Businesses from large to small can now take advantage of new features in Kodak’s award winning network scanner that make it even easier to send and share information across their networks or across the world...

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RIM introduces the first BlackBerry flip phone

September 10, 2008 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

Research In Motion (RIM) today unveiled the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 smartphone, the first BlackBerry phone to come in the popular flip form factor...

Zain plans more Africa acquisitions, eyes Cape to Cairo coverage

September 9, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zain plans more Africa acquisitions, eyes Cape to Cairo coverage

Leading mobile phone Company in Africa and the Middle East, Zain, is finalising several acquisition deals in Africa, its chief executive for the continent said last week. “We are currently actively looking at several acquisitions in the African market...

Management shake up at Vodafone

September 9, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Management shake up at Vodafone

Vodafone Group has today announced a number of changes to its organisational structure and new senior management appointments...

Symbian Foundation draws support from industry leaders

September 9, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Symbian Foundation draws support from industry leaders

Plans for the Symbian Foundation and the evolution of Symbian OS™ as the leading, open platform for mobile innovation continue to receive strong support from companies throughout the mobile ecosystem...

Win a BlackBerry Curve 8310

September 5, 2008 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Win a BlackBerry Curve 8310

Africa’s leading independent media portal fully dedicated to ICT affairs, ITNewsAfrica.com and Blackberry are giving away the BlackBerry Curve 8310 smartphone, the smallest and lightest BlackBerry® smartphone ever to come with a full QWERTY keyboard...

Zain launches special service for Muslims

September 4, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Zain launches special service for Muslims

Mobile phone service providers have launched specialised offers  for Muslim faithful in the holy month of Ramadhan. Zain Kenya has announced it will be launching a special service which will allow  faithful to receive inspirational quotes from the Koran...

Internet growth opens buy out war in telecoms market

September 4, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet growth opens buy out war in telecoms market

The battle for the telecoms market looks certain to spill to the Internet as major firms race to position themselves in a market segment that is seen to bear the highest growth potential...

CPU-sharing technology hits Kenyan market

September 4, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on CPU-sharing technology hits Kenyan market

A new technology that enables up to 30 users to share one computer processor is promising to make computing more affordable and accessible in Kenya...

Africa Online ups stakes in Internet services

September 3, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Africa Online ups stakes in Internet services

Competition in the Internet market has intensified with the unveiling of a pay-as-you-go package by pan-African Internet Service Provider (ISP), Africa Online, a move that pits it against newcomers Safaricom and Zain...

Saudis join Zain African/Mid-East One Market

September 3, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Saudis join Zain African/Mid-East One Market

Zain, a mobile operator in 22 countries across the Middle East and Africa, has launch commercial services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...

Huge Group takes on MTN

September 2, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Huge Group takes on MTN

The Huge Group has announced that it will lodge its submissions within two weeks opposing the transaction between MTN and iTalk on the basis that the transaction between MTN and iTalk is not competitive. Speaking to ITnewsAfrica.com today, Anton Potgieter,...

Annex Distribution broadens product range, widens appeal

September 1, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Annex Distribution broadens product range, widens appeal

Annex Distribution, supplier of building blocks to the information, communication and digital lifestyle market, announces a fresh new look to its product profile and line-up of established global brands...

Rural telephony gets a boost in Nigeria

August 29, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Rural telephony gets a boost in Nigeria

Since the dawn of the GSM era, a wide gap has unconsciously been maintained among phone users across the country. A gap that is not depicted in the expensive nature of phones or otherwise, acquired for use by individual users but the outright neglect of the...

Switching on to a new level of mobility

August 29, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Switching on to a new level of mobility

Consumers around the world are adopting smartphones in their droves as they seek to achieve the optimal work / life balance and make the most of every minute of the day...

Mascom Wireless makes 3G and 3.5G product offerings

August 29, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Mascom Wireless makes 3G and 3.5G product offerings

Mascom Wireless Botswana, launched the world’s most advanced communication solution, 3G and 3.5G technology, which will give Botswana a global edge by having the fastest mobile broadband...