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  • South Africans can now stream local content for free

    March 1, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africans can now stream local content for free

    Africa is currently undergoing a broadcasting revolution. The astronomical rise of Over-The-Top (OTT) content, Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) and Video On Demand (VOD) services has already wrought major changes throughout the film and television...

  • The transformation of broadcasting in Africa

    January 12, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on The transformation of broadcasting in Africa

    Television has captured the imagination of audiences since its inception over 75 years ago. But as technology evolved, so have audience needs and expectations. In an era of instant gratification, the television industry in Africa has reached an inflection...

  • Big Data: Convenient and Controversial

    Virtualisation, hyper-convergence and the data explosion

    June 7, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments (2)

    Data management and ROI value have long been serious IT challenges. Whether you run a small home office or are part of an expansive enterprise, the issues remain the same; we are drowning in data. Not only drowning, but also required to store and safeguard...

  • Is Content Really King?

    May 22, 2017 • General, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & SocialComments Off on Is Content Really King?

    Recently I was thinking of the increase in adoption OTT players have gained and the consequent dilemma it’s wrapping around operators who now have to grapple with the concern of who owns and influences the consumer. This also got me thinking about something...

  • Don’t Strike Out with SEO

    May 8, 2017 • General, Online & SocialComments Off on Don’t Strike Out with SEO

    One peaceful night in Iowa, farmer Ray was walking through his cornfields. Suddenly, he hears a mysterious voice saying, “If you build it, they will come…”. Despite being taunted and teased, Ray decides to heed the voice’s advice and builds a...

  • Why all industries should embrace the iPad

    March 20, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Why all industries should embrace the iPad

    The growth of tablets continues to surpass expectations, throwing the PC industry into disarray. The iPad is so popular that publishers and other content-rich industries are forced to reposition their wares or risk failure. A powerful wave of content...

  • Airtel Africa appoints Innovation Director

    September 16, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Africa appoints Innovation Director

    Bharti Airtel has announced the appointment of Willie Ellis as the new Product and Innovation Director for Africa. Ellis, who was the managing executive responsible for creating and leading IT and billing, products and services, technology strategy,...

  • Optimise your web presence in 2011 and beyond

    June 30, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Optimise your web presence in 2011 and beyond

    With the likes of Bing and Google constantly evolving, having an up-to-date SEO strategy is critical to one’s online success. With over 200 factors to consider, this is easier said than done. Therefore, to maximise your time, focus on seven key areas for...

  • Over 65 Nigerian telecom companies shut down

    June 9, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Over 65 Nigerian telecom companies shut down

    ABOUT 65 Nigerian telcos have closed shop in recent times due to the prevailing harsh business environment in the country. President of the Association of Telecom Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Titi Omo-Ettu, says the Nigerian government and international...

  • ITNewsAfrica.com looking for Africa’s ICT thought leaders

    March 21, 2009 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, SecurityComments Off on ITNewsAfrica.com looking for Africa’s ICT thought leaders

    ITNewsAfrica.com is looking for thought leaders in Africa’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector to contribute editorial content to the site. In an effort to share information and opinions about the continent’s burning ICT issues, we...

  • New mobile content service for Kenyan subscribers

    March 12, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on New mobile content service for Kenyan subscribers

    Mobile-XL, a U.S. based technology company, has entered into a partnership with a Kenyan content provider to offer local event content to Kenyan mobile subscribers...

  • Advertising to fuel mobile social networking growth

    September 16, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Advertising to fuel mobile social networking growth

    Ad-funded social networks will provide the bulk of revenues in the mobile user-generated content (UGC) space by 2013, according to a new report from Juniper Research...

  • Kenya to invest millions in online content

    September 11, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya to invest millions in online content

    The Kenyan government has strongly indicated its support for ICTs by announcing that it will grant $2.5million towards development of local online content, media reports said today...