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Darktrace has been confirmed as a Gold Sponsor for the second edition of Africa’s leading Internet of Things (IoT) conference, Internet of Things Forum Africa 2018 (#IOTFA2018). The conference will tackle transformational IoT trends and explore the benefits of IoT in different industries. Thought leaders, visionaries and experts, all...
Opera Software, has announced on Tuesday 09 January 2018 the official launch of Opera News, a new AI-powered app which enables people to access news articles and videos. The release of the new app follows Opera’s recent announcement that its AI-powered news service inside Opera Mini grew to more...
Ericsson has signed its first Managed Rural Coverage deal with MTN, bringing mobile coverage as a service to parts of central and northern Benin where there was none previously. Managed Rural Coverage is a cost-competitive solution whereby Ericsson enables operators to provide mobile coverage for a set period according to...
Altis Biologics, an award winning company specializing in the development of osteogenic biomaterials for use in skeletal regeneration therapies has been confirmed as brand sponsor for the upcoming Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017. In what will be the 3rd edition of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017), this year’s conference is...
In 2016, Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) opened a new assembly plant in Kenya and launched plans for a ride-sharing service in Rwanda as it seeks to take advantage of surging car demand in Africa. This was part of a strategy to play a role in the emerging automotive industry in...
A super-group of quadrocopters that work together and operate without remote control, are on their way to Cape Town to demonstrate their astonishing manoeuvres and feats. The roboticists that make these machines dance, build towers, catch balls and juggle poles are based at the Federal Institute of Technology in...
Nairobi-based colocation data centre provider icolo.io has implemented state-of the-art network infrastructure solutions in announcing the commencement of their second data centre in Nairobi - this follows their first in Mombasa. Construction of the data centre started in November 2018 and is expected to be complete in August 2019. This...
The new wholesale termination rate glide path announced by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) in January will see the mobile termination rates drop from R0.40 to R0.20 on 1 March 2014, with further decreases in 2015 and 2016. Wayne Speechly, executive: cloud and communications at Internet Solutions,...
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced that the Nokia 1 smartphone running on Android Oreo (Go edition) is now available to buy from Cell C, MTN and Vodacom from R999.00. A breakthrough in accessible technology, the Nokia 1 delivers smartphone essentials, refreshingly familiar design and the reassuring quality...
Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, has expanded its presence in West Africa and opened an office in Ghana. The Group has been operating in the West African market for a decade with an operation in Nigeria. In addition, Dimension Data has offices in Nigeria through its subsidiary Plessey,...
The director of Technology, Climate Change and Natural Resources Management at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Jean-Paul Adam, told journalists during a virtual press briefing on 10 June 2020 that Africa contributes less than 1% to the world’s digital economy, which accounts for about 15% of global GDP. He...
Morocco’s telecommunications regulator, ANRT, has announced that it has authorized the country’s three mobile phone operators to deploy Wi-Fi hotspots for “the purpose of spreading broadband Internet use across the Kingdom.” The move has been praised by experts who believe Morocco’s growth and economic future depends largely on how quickly...
Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) programmes are no longer a ‘tick-the-box’ exercise for organisations. Information technology advancements are better enabling GRC management software to become sophisticated enough to anticipate likely incidents and implement better controls, while also offering insights that can inform business opportunities and strategy. GRC professionals are now...
As digitization makes its way into Africa across sectors and industries, digital payment methods are being offered as safe and convenient alternatives to traditional options. Borderless Access conducted a study across South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria to explore the uptake of digital payment methods, including e-wallets, money payment apps,...
Large businesses that struggle to attract sufficiently skilled IT security experts end up paying up to three times more to recover from a cybersecurity incident. This is one of the key findings of the recent report by Kaspersky Lab based on the 2016 Corporate IT Security Risks survey conducted...
Acer has announced AxizWorkgroup has been appointed as the sole distributor for Acer Altos servers. AxizWorkgroup is a leading IT hardware and software distributor with branches in Midrand, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Durban, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia. “Acer are pleased to be partnering with one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s premier hardware...
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