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Posts Tagged ‘mobile phone’

  • ESET launches updated MSP Administrator, its license management dasboard

    How to make your mobile device more resilient

    February 13, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Opinion, SecurityComments Off on How to make your mobile device more resilient

    If you’re reading this article, it’s likely that you’re hoping for quick tips on what to do if you suspect there’s spyware or a tracker on your phone. If that is the case, you’re likely to be disappointed; there are no quick lists of things to...

  • Malawi authority sets deadline for Sim card registration

    Malawi authority sets deadline for Sim card registration

    January 29, 2018 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Malawi authority sets deadline for Sim card registration

    The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has issued a warning to mobile phone users that any unregistered SIM cards will be disconnected from 1 April 2018. MACRA is calling upon the general public to go to their respective phone service...

  • Is mobile technology really safe?

    What to consider before developing your enterprise app

    January 9, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on What to consider before developing your enterprise app

    Having a mobile app doesn’t distinguish you anymore – that period is long gone. But not having a mobile app, and not having some basic functions that competitors in your industry have, makes it impossible for you to successfully operate. This is according...

  • Hackers could use touchscreen interactions to access valuable data  (Image Source: http://dare2go.com/)

    4 signs your phone has been hacked

    January 8, 2018 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 4 signs your phone has been hacked

    Our mobile devices have become an integral part of our lives, whether it be to stay connected across the various social media and messaging platforms or as an essential business tool, the importance of these devices has never been greater. These devices are,...

  • mVideo, high-resolution mobile video delivery launches in South Africa

    The rise of mobile streaming TV

    December 15, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on The rise of mobile streaming TV

    Streaming media is changing the face of broadcast: people are turning to streaming video platforms, and increasingly, consuming their media and entertainment via their mobile phones. No longer willing to pay for hundreds of TV channels they don’t watch,...

  • Nigeria, Naira

    How much is poor mobile service costing Nigeria’s consumers?

    December 12, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on How much is poor mobile service costing Nigeria’s consumers?

    Mobile phone users in Nigeria are losing out on N1-billion ($6.4-million) per day due to poor Quality of Service from mobile operators. This is according to Back-Up Networks Limited CEO Monday Ogbe. Ogbe relayed the facts of a study conducted by the Company...

  • Five great African tech innovations

    April 28, 2013 • ListsComments (5)

    Africa is filled with innovative solutions, from making life just a little bit easier in rural areas, to actually saving lives in the most dire of situations through science. While Africa is slowly catching up to the technological marvels of Westerns nations,...

  • Nigeria gets mobile number portability

    April 23, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria gets mobile number portability

    Nigerian mobile phone users will for the first time be able to port their mobile phone numbers to a different network without losing their current number. Nigeria’s mobile phone market has been at the receiving end of constant complaints about Quality of...

  • Nigeria added 3 million GSM lines in December

    February 14, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria added 3 million GSM lines in December

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced that by end December 2012 the country experienced a rise in overall mobile phone subscribers by nearly three million users.   According the telecom regulator’s report, Nigeria now has...

  • Global mobile phone shipments rose to 1.6 billion in 2012

    January 25, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Global mobile phone shipments rose to 1.6 billion in 2012

    According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global mobile phone shipments grew by a modest 2 percent annually to reach 1.6 billion units in 2012. Samsung was the star performer, accounting for 1 in 4 of all mobile phones shipped worldwide last...

  • Rlg Communications’ $100 million centre investment in Ghana

    December 7, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Rlg Communications’ $100 million centre investment in Ghana

    In a move aimed at developing the communications sector’s infrastructure in Ghana, Rlg Communications has announced its intention to begin with the construction of a new manufacturing centre in the West African country next month. The mobile phone and...

  • Fiber network reduces Tanzania’s mobile phone costs

    November 15, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Fiber network reduces Tanzania’s mobile phone costs

    Tanzania’s ICT Minister Makame Mbarawa said that the country is seeing a reduction in overall mobile phone call costs by nearly 40 percent in the past three years as a result of the introduction of the country’s fiber optic network through the National...

  • Samsung Galaxy S III Mini specs revealed

    October 11, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung Galaxy S III Mini specs revealed

    Following hot on the heels of the hugely-successful Samsung Galaxy SIII, German site MobileGeeks has released the specifications of the just-announced Samsung Galaxy S III Mini. The phone will be almost identical to the original SIII, but will naturally be a...

  • Short Messages flying across Tanzania

    August 22, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Short Messages flying across Tanzania

    The Tanzania Daily News reports that according to information supplied by the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA), the volume of people using Short Message Service (SMS) has doubled and net traffic mobile phone calls have dropped by 2,6% in the...

  • Mobile phones to improve rural Africa water supply

    July 13, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile phones to improve rural Africa water supply

    A scientific team from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom is hoping to turn the tide of disruption to fresh water supply in rural areas across Africa. The academics are looking to replace traditional water pumps at water stations with handpumps...

  • Samsung’s Galaxy SIII now available in Kenya

    July 6, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (6)

    After much anticipation, Samsung’s high-successful Galaxy SIII smartphone will now be available to Kenyan mobile phone users. The device will launch with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and will include all the software and applications available elsewhere...