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  • Disruptive technology could transform South African educational landscape

    February 18, 2019 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on Disruptive technology could transform South African educational landscape

    Educational technology will play a bigger influence in all South African schools – particularly in metro areas or regions that have increasing access to an infrastructure that supports the blended learning model. This is the belief of SPARK Schools’...

  • Nairobi-based colocation expands data centre footprint

    February 1, 2019 • East AfricaComments Off on Nairobi-based colocation expands data centre footprint

    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...

  • Free Conference Call connects over 40 mln people in Uganda

    Free Conference Call connects over 40 mln people in Uganda

    November 14, 2018 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Free Conference Call connects over 40 mln people in Uganda

    Conferencing and collaboration brand FreeConferenceCall.com, has recently launched free conference calling in Uganda, which connects over 40 million people across Africa. Uganda joins Algeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria and South Africa on a growing...

  • Parallel Wireless's solution enables OpenRAN through complete decoupling of hardware and software functionality.

    Tigo launches 4G+ Network in Tanzania

    September 19, 2018 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Tigo launches 4G+ Network in Tanzania

    Tanzania’s digital lifestyle company Tigo, has heightened the availability of ultra-fast digital experience for data customers in the country with the launch of 4G+ network. The 4G+ network further distinguishes Tigo as the mobile operator that innovates...

  • Connecting the Unconnected with Mobile Reach

    Connecting the Unconnected with Mobile Reach

    August 3, 2018 • SponsoredComments Off on Connecting the Unconnected with Mobile Reach

    With the continued evolution of satellite technology, the world is becoming an increasingly smaller place. Areas that were once impossible to reach – cargo ships in the middle of the Pacific or airplanes flying at 35,000 feet – can now stay connected...

  • The voice messaging function is available on the LinkedIn mobile app for Android and iOS.

    LinkedIn adds voice messaging function

    August 1, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on LinkedIn adds voice messaging function

    LinkedIn announced that it is adding voice messaging to its social network. LinkedIn is letting users communicate with contacts by recording and sending voice messages of up to a minute long. According to LinkedIn, the function has been developed to help...

  • Ms Pinky Kekana, Deputy Minister at Department of Communications

    South African Dept. of Communications to establish a digital revolution

    July 27, 2018 • Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African Dept. of Communications to establish a digital revolution

    We’re living in a fast-paced world where digitalisation is at the forefront of numerous industries. Digital Transformation, loosely defined as the integration of digital technology into all areas of an organisation, fundamentally changing the...

  • Avaya to showcase industry-first solutions at GITEX 2019

    Always pay attention to the dial tone

    May 18, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Always pay attention to the dial tone

    Communications is critical to any successful business. Effective communication with your staff, customers and suppliers is what leads to effective outcomes. Oddly though, business communications tends to be something of a forgotten child in the IT family....

  • ICT policy: Don’t fix what isn’t broken

    May 9, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on ICT policy: Don’t fix what isn’t broken

    Information and communication technologies (ICT) have caused unprecedented change during the previous two and a half decades. Whereas previously communication technologies used analogue methods, digitalisation means data can be generated in a private network,...

  • Amritesh Anand

    App-less, anywhere, anytime communication

    May 8, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on App-less, anywhere, anytime communication

    In today’s world, where the mobile workforce is in full swing, businesses are more focused than ever before on exploring tools that enable Unified Communication (UC) anywhere, and at any time. With a drive to reduce overheads and maximise productivity, the...

  • Truecaller eyes out Sub-Saharan Africa’s mobile payment space after acquiring Chillr

    Truecaller reaches 100 Million daily active users globally

    April 20, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Truecaller reaches 100 Million daily active users globally

    Popular communication app, Truecaller announced that it has reached over 100 million active users. With this new achievement, Truecaller in less than a year has moved passed from 100 million monthly active users (MAUs) to 100 million daily active users...

  • World Wide Worx, Report, South Africa, Internet, Communication, Economic, Access

    Internet The Key To Unlocking Economic Access- Report

    August 3, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet The Key To Unlocking Economic Access- Report

    The recently released Internet Access in South Africa 2017 study, produced by World Wide Worx, a market research firm, with the support of Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), providers of wholesale fibre connectivity, highlighted the ever increasing importance of the...

  • Africa: hard work – but worth it

    July 3, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Africa: hard work – but worth it

    Africa’s massive growth potential has not gone unnoticed by companies around the world. In many regions, thriving telecoms, technology, power, infrastructure and finance sectors are delivering exceptional growth for multinational investors. In fact, 70% of...

  • Do you know the total cost of ownership of your communication solution?

    May 7, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Do you know the total cost of ownership of your communication solution?

    Converged communication solutions have become critical to the enterprise for productivity reasons amongst others. However, while organisations have invested large sums of money into communication technology, they often fail to realise the full value of their...

  • Lonestar Cell threatening Liberian telecoms service stability

    March 21, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Lonestar Cell threatening Liberian telecoms service stability

    Liberian cellular operator Lonestar Communications is allegedly responsible for taking the industry backwards, The Liberian Times reported yesterday. Lonestar Cell’s actions could disrupt national security, daily communication and other communication...

  • Ghana embarking on e-government projects

    February 29, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (3)

    Eleven Ghanian government departments and agencies will commence with e-government projects to improve service to its citizens, the government said on Wednesday. These agencies include Food and Drugs Board, National Communication Authority, Births and Death...