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Posts Tagged ‘Mobile Applications’

  • Mark Ridley, regional director for Africa, NetApp. (Image source: NetApp)

    Chief Everything Officer – the changing role of the CIO

    March 18, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    The IT industry is changing faster than ever, thanks to trends such as the cloud, big data, and mobile applications. What does this mean for CIOs? How is their role changing? The changing landscape is forcing CIOs to re-examine their role and contribution....

  • SAP on the move in Africa

    June 6, 2012 • SoftwareComments Off

    The potential that exists within mobile-hungry, fast-growing markets - like Bangladesh andNigeria - has captured the attention of bigwigs at SAP. Mobile applications, business analytics, big data and cloud computing. These have been listed as key market...

  • RIM offers free apps to calm BlackBerry users

    October 17, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Research In Motion (RIM) announced today that a selection of premium apps worth a total value of more than US $100 will be offered free of charge to subscribers as an expression of appreciation for their patience during the recent service disruptions. The...

  • UNICEF: 75% MXit users talk to strangers every week

    October 11, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Ask the parent of the average South African teenager what their child gets up to in the evenings, and many will tell you that their sons or daughters are probably typing away on their cellphones, on South Africa’s largest social network – MXit. And it...

  • Econet finally launches Eco-Cash mobile money

    October 4, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Zimbabwean mobile operator, Econet Wireless has launched its mobile money transfer service, Eco-Cash. Eco-Cash officially was launched on 30 September 2011. According to SWRadioAfrica, Econet, which has a subscriber base of more than 5 million customers,...

  • MTN Business launches 20 enterprise apps

    September 26, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    MTN Business has launched 20 enterprise applications focused on providing enterprises businesses information on tablets and smartphones. “It’s all the rage as smartphones and tablets become proliferated and consumers look for personalised always on the go...

  • Unified communication defines a connected world

    September 8, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    The increase in application of unified communication locally and internationally reminds us that we are firmly on track towards a truly connected world. Centralising voice, video and data onto a single platform and the ability to access all communication...

  • Legal mobile app for your phone

    September 8, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    International legal practice Norton Rose Group has launched apps for iPhone, BlackBerry and other smartphones. The apps feature a directory of the Group’s 2600 lawyers with easy tap and call; information on the Group’s offices with GPS-enabled...

  • Nokia to collaborate with Vision+ fund

    August 31, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Nokia today announced plans to collaborate with Vision+, an independently-run investment fund, focused on financing innovative products.  Vision+ introduces a new funding model for venture investments where investments are made into product development...

  • 1 Sep – Vodacom’s mobile app store goes live!

    August 26, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Vodacom’s new mobile applications store will go live as from 1 September 2011. Vodacom Apps will feature a catalogue of over 140,000 applications powered by Appia, one of the world’s largest open application marketplaces.  This event marks the launch of...

  • Mobile Apps Ghana lands in West Africa

    August 24, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    InMobi, one of the world’s largest independent mobile advertising network  has confirmed its participation and partnership for the upcoming Mobile Apps Ghana Showcase (#MAGS2011) at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan ICT Centre, in Accra, Ghana on 24th of...

  • Mobile – Uganda’s key business driver

    August 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    A new report published on recently by Pyramid Research shows that the future of Uganda’s telecommunications industry depends largely on the mass market and mobile technology expansion. The report entitled “Uganda: Intense Competition, Mobile Rollouts and...

  • Mobile shopping app rocks SA

    August 19, 2011 • SoftwareComments Off

    A new mobile shopping application from point of sale (POS) solution provider DigiPoS “will do for retail what the ATM did for banking,” said SA General Manager Dione Le Roux. Le Roux said the MobileShopper application, recently launched to consumers in...

  • Samsung partners with Mobile Entertainment Africa

    August 15, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    Samsung Mobile South Africa has signed a partnership deal with UK-based conference company, All Amber.  The deal will make Samsung Mobile South Africa the Platinum Sponsors for Mobile Entertainment Africa conference, which is taking place at the One&Only...

  • Huawei hits record mobile sales in Egypt

    August 7, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Huawei Technologies has sold nearly 100 000 mobile phones in Egypt, over the past four months. According to the company, 30 000 of those handsets were sold directly to clients using mobile agents, whilst an additional 70,000 handsets were from mobile...

  • Top 10 Opera Mini users in Africa

    July 31, 2011 • Lists, Software, Top StoriesComments Off

    The “State of the Mobile Web Report” by web browser company Opera Software puts a spotlight on the African region. Here are the top trends in Africa for mobile handsets and usage of the Opera Mini mobile web browser, which is used by 72% of all...