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Kenyan Operators make progress in Seacom cables project

November 6, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenyan Operators make progress in Seacom cables project

The countdown to the arrival of an international fibre optic link has officially begun after the operators of Seacom announced they had broken ground in Kenya in preparation for the landing expected in June...

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New Fibre Optic Cable to Make Price Cuts Possible in Mozambique

November 6, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on New Fibre Optic Cable to Make Price Cuts Possible in Mozambique

The current cost of transmitting information and data in southern Africa via fibre optics may fall by 90 per cent as from June 2009 when the project to install a new cable alomg the bottom of the Indian Ocean is completed...

African nations top web searches for Obama

November 6, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (1)

IN his acceptance speech yesterday Barack Obama sent a message to those people “huddled around radios in the forgotten corners of the world” — but perhaps he should have mentioned web surfers as well...

British Council ponders new Technology to combat visa fraud in Nigeria

November 5, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on British Council ponders new Technology to combat visa fraud in Nigeria

THE British government is contemplating using state-of-the-art online visa application and payment technology, in a move aimed at fighting crime in Nigeria,...

Africa tv, radio urged to embrace digitalisation

November 5, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Africa tv, radio urged to embrace digitalisation

AFRICA’S seventh biennial conference on broadcasting (AFRICAST) has challenged radio and television stations to embrace digitalisation to improve efficiency in the sector...

Digitalisation the way for Nigeria

November 5, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Digitalisation the way for Nigeria

DIGITALISATION is the way to go for Nigeria if the country’s broadcasting concerns and challenges are to be resolved...

RAD Multiservice Cell Site Gateway Named

November 5, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on RAD Multiservice Cell Site Gateway Named

A unique cellular backhauling device from RAD Data Communications has been named a finalist for an AfricaCom 2008 Award...

IT Roadshows across the African Continent

November 4, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (1)

INFORMATION and technology (IT) road shows will spread to Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa next month, as the IT advancement drive gathers momentum...

Digitalisation the way for Nigeria

November 4, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Digitalisation the way for Nigeria

DIGITALISATION is the way to go for Nigeria if the country’s broadcasting concerns and challenges are to be resolved. Broadcasting electronics expert and RF Systems vice president, Tim Bealor, said Africa’s most populous nation – Nigeria –...

Usage of information technology on increase in South Africa

November 3, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Usage of information technology on increase in South Africa

USAGE of information and communication technologies increased marginally during the year as more and more SMEs move with the technological times. This is according to the latest findings from the annual SME Survey...

Ericsson rolls out new Cellcom GSM network in Guinea

November 3, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Ericsson rolls out new Cellcom GSM network in Guinea

Leading global telecom services company, Ericsson, successfully rolled out a new GSM network in Guinea for the Cellcom Group. The new network, Cellcom Guinee, commercially launched on the 05 May 2008 reflects the growing partnership between the two companies...

Integr8 IT stands on global stage

November 3, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Integr8 IT stands on global stage

Integr8 IT, South Africa’s largest privately owned national BEE ICT network integration and infrastructure management specialist, is among a list of top ten Africa-based businesses that has been identified for the prestigious Legatum Pioneers of Prosperity...

Security concerns hampering science and tech in Nigeria

November 3, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Security concerns hampering science and tech in Nigeria

Political instability, poor infrastructural development and persistent power shortages are the key factors threatening sound investment in Nigeria, especially in the areas of science and technology, a mobile cellular communication expert has said. Country...

Obama sweeps to victory as first black president of America

November 3, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Obama sweeps to victory as first black president of America

Barack Obama swept to victory as the nation’s first black president Tuesday night in an electoral college landslide that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself. “Change has come,” he told a huge throng of jubilant supporters. The...

Nebula Expands its South African Footprint

October 31, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nebula Expands its South African Footprint

Cape Town based Nebula, a professional services company in the ICT and telecommunications sectors, has announced the expansion of its national footprint, with today’s official opening of an office in Centurion, Gauteng...

Infor joins Gartner’s leaders quadrant

October 31, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Infor joins Gartner’s leaders quadrant

Infor has been positioned by Gartner in the leaders quadrant in the “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) for Manufacturing” report. Gartner evaluates vendors in its Magic Quadrant on “Completeness of Vision” and “Ability...