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  • OPPO showcases new mobile phone design

    OPPO showcases new mobile phone design

    August 2, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on OPPO showcases new mobile phone design

    Global smartphone brand, OPPO has unveiled a prototype device featuring a ‘Waterfall Screen’ design. The device, showcased on Thursday, 1 August 2019, sports an almost vertical 88° curved body — giving a ‘borderless’ effect which is said to...

  • Samsung postpones release of Galaxy Fold

    Could Samsung unveil a foldable phone at the Galaxy S10 launch

    January 16, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Could Samsung unveil a foldable phone at the Galaxy S10 launch

    Samsung has been teasing us with a foldable mobile for some time. In 2018, the company rolled out the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 9, fast forward a year later the company announced the debut of the Samsung S10 at the Samsung Developer Conference which is...

  • WorldRemit launches new product for business payments to South Africa

    WorldRemit set to boost Ethiopia’s remittance income

    January 16, 2019 • East Africa, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on WorldRemit set to boost Ethiopia’s remittance income

    Digital remittance transfer company, WorldRemit is set to boost Ethiopia’s income from remittance by partnering with Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE). The new strategic partnership significantly increases WorldRemit’s footprint in Ethiopia, enabling...

  • Africa sees increase in smartphone shipments in the second quarter of 2018

    Africa sees increase in smartphone shipments in the second quarter of 2018

    September 20, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa sees increase in smartphone shipments in the second quarter of 2018

    A total of 22.4 million smartphones were shipped in Africa during the second quarter of this year (Q2 2018), according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and consulting firm’s Quarterly...

  • Why the Bluekeep vulnerability is a big deal

    How to make your mobile device more resilient

    February 13, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, SecurityComments Off on How to make your mobile device more resilient

    If you’re reading this article, it’s likely that you’re hoping for quick tips on what to do if you suspect there’s spyware or a tracker on your phone. If that is the case, you’re likely to be disappointed; there are no quick lists of things to...

  • Malawi authority sets deadline for Sim card registration

    Malawi authority sets deadline for Sim card registration

    January 29, 2018 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Malawi authority sets deadline for Sim card registration

    The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has issued a warning to mobile phone users that any unregistered SIM cards will be disconnected from 1 April 2018. MACRA is calling upon the general public to go to their respective phone service...

  • What to consider before developing your enterprise app

    January 9, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on What to consider before developing your enterprise app

    Having a mobile app doesn’t distinguish you anymore – that period is long gone. But not having a mobile app, and not having some basic functions that competitors in your industry have, makes it impossible for you to successfully operate. This is according...

  • ESET launches mobile security product for Airtel Nigeria

    4 signs your phone has been hacked

    January 8, 2018 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 4 signs your phone has been hacked

    Our mobile devices have become an integral part of our lives, whether it be to stay connected across the various social media and messaging platforms or as an essential business tool, the importance of these devices has never been greater. These devices are,...

  • Disney launches new streaming service

    The rise of mobile streaming TV

    December 15, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on The rise of mobile streaming TV

    Streaming media is changing the face of broadcast: people are turning to streaming video platforms, and increasingly, consuming their media and entertainment via their mobile phones. No longer willing to pay for hundreds of TV channels they don’t watch,...

  • Nigeria, Naira

    How much is poor mobile service costing Nigeria’s consumers?

    December 12, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on How much is poor mobile service costing Nigeria’s consumers?

    Mobile phone users in Nigeria are losing out on N1-billion ($6.4-million) per day due to poor Quality of Service from mobile operators. This is according to Back-Up Networks Limited CEO Monday Ogbe. Ogbe relayed the facts of a study conducted by the Company...

  • Five great African tech innovations

    April 28, 2013 • ListsComments (5)

    Africa is filled with innovative solutions, from making life just a little bit easier in rural areas, to actually saving lives in the most dire of situations through science. While Africa is slowly catching up to the technological marvels of Westerns nations,...

  • Nigeria gets mobile number portability

    April 23, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria gets mobile number portability

    Nigerian mobile phone users will for the first time be able to port their mobile phone numbers to a different network without losing their current number. Nigeria’s mobile phone market has been at the receiving end of constant complaints about Quality of...

  • Nigeria added 3 million GSM lines in December

    February 14, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria added 3 million GSM lines in December

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced that by end December 2012 the country experienced a rise in overall mobile phone subscribers by nearly three million users.   According the telecom regulator’s report, Nigeria now has...

  • Global mobile phone shipments rose to 1.6 billion in 2012

    January 25, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Global mobile phone shipments rose to 1.6 billion in 2012

    According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global mobile phone shipments grew by a modest 2 percent annually to reach 1.6 billion units in 2012. Samsung was the star performer, accounting for 1 in 4 of all mobile phones shipped worldwide last...

  • Rlg Communications’ $100 million centre investment in Ghana

    December 7, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Rlg Communications’ $100 million centre investment in Ghana

    In a move aimed at developing the communications sector’s infrastructure in Ghana, Rlg Communications has announced its intention to begin with the construction of a new manufacturing centre in the West African country next month. The mobile phone and...

  • Fiber network reduces Tanzania’s mobile phone costs

    November 15, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Fiber network reduces Tanzania’s mobile phone costs

    Tanzania’s ICT Minister Makame Mbarawa said that the country is seeing a reduction in overall mobile phone call costs by nearly 40 percent in the past three years as a result of the introduction of the country’s fiber optic network through the National...