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Vodacom Business sees upsurge in ICT in Africa

Vodacom Business is witnessing an upsurge in demand for ICT services - in particular the application of cloud, M2M and enterprise mobility on the continent. Last week the company announced a partnership with IBM to open the first industrial-scale cloud...

Connected devices: Africa on the cusp of M2M explosion

Thanks to the advancement of ICT on the continent, Africa is in a strong position to capitalise on forecasts that the machine-to-machine (M2M) sector will generate $40 billion in global services revenue by 2019, says Kees Snijders, MD of...

Cloud traffic in Middle East and Africa to quadruple by 2019

The fifth annual Cisco Global Cloud Index (2014-2019) forecasts that Middle East and Africa (including South Africa) cloud traffic will more than quadruple by the end of 2019. Additionally, by 2019, 83 percent of all MEA data center traffic will come...

Prepaid data roaming heralds shift for African M2M

Kees Snijders, MD of Flickswitch, believes the recent introduction by Vodacom of a prepaid data roaming solution could have a significant impact on the machine-to-machine (M2M) market in Africa. “While Vodacom is not the first operator to go the prepaid...

The Internet of Things is the Land of Opportunity

The worldwide web most of us are familiar with is a place populated by about 2.5 billion people who go online to find information, entertainment and shopping, or to stay in touch with friends and share ideas with colleagues....

“He who connects wins” – SAP Africa CEO

In this brave new world of the Networked Economy, one adage rings truer than ever: no company is an island. Mobile, cloud, social media and machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies are creating connections between people and organisations in more ways than...

Africa to score with Etisalat, NetComms M2M deal

NetComm Wireless Limited and Etisalat Group, the Middle East's leading telecommunications operator, today announced they have expanded their long-standing partnership to deliver wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication technologies to Etisalat's vertical market customers across the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The...

Mobile, M2M and data driving Africa’s connectivity

There are 695 million mobile connections in Africa, representing 65% penetration, with one in four people connected by mobile phones and 22 million mobile broadband subscribers. These were just a few statistics communicated to delegates at AfricaCom 2012, hosted...

M2M connections to triple in five years

According to ABI Research, the number of cellular M2M (machine-to-machine) is likely to triple over the next five years, reaching over 200 million in 2014. “Ericsson envisions 50 billion connected devices by 2020”, said Mats Norin, Head of Mobile...
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