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Posts Tagged ‘digital divide’

  • Ericsson Head Quarters

    Why smartphones can bridge digital divide

    December 3, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Ericsson has released its first regional consumer insight report focusing on trends and analysis of the mobile ecosystem in Sub-Saharan Africa. The report highlights how mobile phones create and promote connectivity in Sub-Saharan Africa from the consumer...

  • Mobility, connectivity and the cloud – trends driving ICT

    April 8, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    In the last few years, there have been several factors that have driven the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) market, creating shifts in the way businesses operate. These trends include the explosion of the smartphone and tablet market, the Bring...

  • Q&A: Africa’s INYE tablet bridges digital divide

    October 27, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (6)

    The Encipher INYE tablet is a 7inch tablet device which runs Google Android 2.1 and allows users to access the Internet, watch movies and listen to music. The INYE tablet is developed by the Encipher Group, based in Lagos, Nigeria. In May 2011, the Encipher...

  • Tigo mobile Ghana launches 3.5G

    July 11, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of the Tigo mobile network, has launched its 3.5G Internet broadband service in order to offer a fast Internet service. The new 3.5G Internet facility has the capacity to provide data services at a faster speed and ensure a...

  • Why a paperless society remains a myth

    June 28, 2011 • OpinionComments (1)

    Since the introduction of the personal computer in the early 1970s, many predicted that paper would soon become obsolete in day-to-day interactions as electronic devices became the chosen medium for all communications and transactions. Contrary to this...

  • Passion and consistency drives tech usage

    June 27, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    When it comes to the use of technology, there are two factors that Robert Sussman, Integr8 Group joint CEO underlines as critical – passion and consistency. “We are a technology focused company and it stands to reason that we regularly maintain a very...

  • ICT Africa Summit hits SA

    June 21, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    The second annual ICT Africa Summit will be held in Pretoria, South Africa on 24 – 26 October 2011 at the CSIR conference Centre. In 2010 the event, which was held in Cape Town attracted about 300 ICT delegates from 12 African countries. This year’s...

  • Internet traffic set to take off

    June 10, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    NETWORKING company, Cisco Systems, predicts that the number of network-connected devices will be more than 15 billion; twice the world’s population by 2015. In the fifth annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast (2010-2015) released recently, the...

  • Digital divide represents major growth opportunity

    November 3, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Connecting rural communities has become a major issue for the telecommunications industry in Africa, according to a recent survey conducted by Informa Telecoms & Media. 75% of respondents* surveyed said that the improvement of access to and adoption of...

  • How agencies can bridge their digital divide

    July 28, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off

    Many South African advertising agencies are still struggling to bridge their own digital divide: a gap between their online skills and offerings and the changing needs of the market. All too many agencies still see the digital channel as separate, and often,...