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Africa’s Top Ten countries with fastest internet speeds

April 25, 2012 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (62)

Africa has always been viewed as a continent that isn’t very connected in terms of internet speeds and the number of users – compared to other parts of the world. Research done by Net Index has reaffirmed this belief, and while Africa has some pretty impressive average internet speeds, the continent’s top country only managed [&hellip...

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5 Tools to fight internet censorship

March 21, 2012 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Tools to fight internet censorship

Today South Africa is celebrating Human Rights Day. The country is celebrating the long road to democracy covered with sticks and stones leaving apartheid’s oppression behind us. The path South Africans have tread has been a long one, but 18 years into...

Top Ten African mobile apps

March 12, 2012 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (2)

Africa is full of opportunities, and with a need to create something truly African, a number of mobile app developers have taken up the challenge. Here are ten of the best mobile apps developed in Africa, for Africans: 1. Zimbile Although not strictly an app,...

Six top tech events in Africa

March 9, 2012 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Six top tech events in Africa

The boom in Africa has increased interest in ICT events on the continent. This highlights Africa’s capabilities in providing the perfect opportunity to showcase services and products, sparking future growth. So with Africa turning into an ICT innovation...

Top tips for choosing a broadband connection

March 5, 2012 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top tips for choosing a broadband connection

Technology is moving at a blistering pace and your internet connection is more important than ever before. Businesses need websites, companies offer online applications and staying in touch with friends and family has become invaluable. But, how do you know...

Top Ten business apps

February 20, 2012 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top Ten business apps

The advent of smartphones has shifted business from the boardroom to your fingertips. Now there are smartphone apps for virtually any task. Take a look at our Top Ten business apps. 1. iTerminal Going out of the office can be a pain for some merchants....

Africa’s 8 largest mobile networks

February 17, 2012 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (1)

While MTN is Africa’s largest mobile phone network provider, how does it stack up to the competition? While MTN is a native to Africa, most of the continent’s big players are rooted around the globe with parent companies in different countries. 1....

Africa’s internet usage: The lowdown

February 9, 2012 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (3)

It is no secret Africa is one of the fastest developing continents in terms of telecommunications and internet connectivity. Over the last couple of years we have witnessed incredible growth, especially since the landing of undersea fibre optic cables. But...

Nine nifty steps to unified communications

February 7, 2012 • ListsComments Off on Nine nifty steps to unified communications

For modular and evolutionary growth, unified communications (UC) application platforms is the way to go. Perhaps you are already using a form of it, rudimentary or maybe quite advanced. Or, maybe you do not know where to start. Chances are you could use some...

Ten tips on 2012 from MWEB Business

February 1, 2012 • ListsComments (1)

If there is one common thread running through most predictions for 2012 it’s that no-one really knows quite what to expect, except that it’s going to be another “tough” year. The problem, says Andre Joubert, GM of MWEB Business, is that after...

Top 6 Deloitte telecommunications predictions for 2012

January 19, 2012 • ListsComments (1)

Demand for consumer technology will continue to grow in 2012 particularly in emerging markets, whilst sales of smartphones and tablets will spiral upwards, reaching record levels, says Deloitte. According to Sharoda Rapeti of the Technology, Media and...

Top 10 business continuity issues for 2012

January 17, 2012 • ListsComments Off on Top 10 business continuity issues for 2012

On 12 December 2012, the current cycle will come to an end—according to the Mayan long count way of reckoning time, that is. Opinion is divided on what this will portend. Spiritual enlightenment ? Or apocalypse? Doomsday scenarios aside, just what are the...

Ten things resellers should look for in a UC vendor

January 17, 2012 • ListsComments Off on Ten things resellers should look for in a UC vendor

Whether you’re scrapping for an up-and-coming new unified communications vendor or running with the big dogs, inspiration is a big part of what makes a channel partner want to win it for its principal. So what is your vendor doing to make you proud and...

ITNewsAfrica’s Most read stories of 2011

December 15, 2011 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on ITNewsAfrica’s Most read stories of 2011

This year has indeed been very exciting in the ICT industry. While some companies lost their lustre, others managed to entice new customers with innovative offerings and new products. Here’s a list of our most read stories of 2011: 1. BlackBerry...

Top gadgets of 2011

December 14, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top gadgets of 2011

A whole variety of gadgets were released in 2011, and while some didn’t crack the nod, some devices were very practical and great value for money. From high-end purchases to lower-end products, ITNewsAfrica compiled a list of the top gadgets reviewed...

Top 10 games of 2011

December 12, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 games of 2011

There has been a plethora of games released in 2011 and while there weren’t as many as in previous years, the quality of the titles were phenomenal. We have seen well-thought out and challenging games on Microsoft’s Xbox, visually stunning games for the...