IT Web 6 December 2013 The ICT industry has expressed its condolences on the death of former president Nelson Mandela, as South Africans – and the world at large – mourn the loss of an icon..
ICT Africa News 3 December 2013 Information Economy Report 2013 finds that infrastructure investment and law reforms are needed to harvest cloud’s data efficiency, flexibility Geneva, 3 De..
The South African Civil Society Information Service By Glenn Ashton, 3 December 2013 Edward Snowden, Chelsea (Bradley) Manning, Baba Jukwa (Zimbabwe) and Julian Assange have all attained legen..
ICT Africa News 3 December 2013 The Minister of Information and Civic Education, Brown Mpinganjira has called on information and communications technology (ICT) players in the country to join h..
CIO East Africa 20 November 2013 Andile Ngcaba, founder of Convergence Partners, and Executive Chairman of Dimension Data Middle East and Africa, has been named to an international panel on the..
Google 21 November 2013 Johannesburg — Google today announced Project Link, an initiative to connect more people in Kampala, Uganda to the Web through a super-fast, high-capacity fiber networ..
ICT Africa News By Stuart Little – Aviat Networks – 18 NOVEMBER, 2013 There are many reasons why mobile phone network operators might move from owning their own cell towers to leasing t..
Mobile Operator, Movitel, Expands Connectivity into Rural Mozambique – Will Renamo Terrorists Stall the Momentum?
ICT Africa News 17 NOVEMBER, 2013 According to recent research on the Mozambique mobile communications market, the market research company, Frost & Sullivan has presented mobile operator, Movit..
ICT Africa News 14 NOVWMBER, 2013 Orange (http://www.orange.com) announced the three winners of the Orange African Social Venture Prize during the AfricaCom Awards ceremony held in Cape Town l..
ICT Africa News 13 NOVEMBER, 2013 Teraco, a colocation data centre operator and Internet exchange hub, says it has started construction on a third data centre in Cape Town, due to increasing de..
Sabahi 12 November 2013 Liquid Telecommunications has built the first fibre-optic link into Somalia, boosting connectivity across southern and central Somalia, the company announced Tuesday (No..
ICT Africa NOVEMBER 11, 2013 South African telecoms giant Vodacom Group has reported revenues of ZAR36.69 billion (USD3.55 billion) for the six months ended 30 September 2013, up 6.6% from ZAR3..
ICT Africa November 7, 2013 The US and British administrations have insisted that sanctions against Zimbabwe are targeted against President Robert Mugabe and his henchmen. They claim that the s..
ICT Africa November 6, 2013 The establishment of Internet Exchange Points(IXPs) in Africa has for a long time been a subject of intense discussion and a lot of effort has been put into attempti..
Vanguard 25 OCTOBER 2013 New York — More Nigerians have expressed displeasure over the distasteful remarks made against the citizens of the country by a U.S senator, Ted Cruz of Texas. Cru..
Huawei’s Unethical Business Practices in Africa Revisited - U.S.$13 Million Worth of Equipment to Be Confiscated in Ethiopia
ICT Africa October 21, 2013 A lot has been reported about Huawei’s unethical business conduct in Africa, including misinforming their clients about the capability of their equipment as report..
ICT Africa October 9, 2013 There is a lot of anticipation in South Africa about the possibility of consumers finally getting an alternative to the Multichoice satellite TV monopoly after it eme..
ICT Africa October, 213 Whether you are an entrepreneur looking into establishing a new ICT business in Africa or an established operator running a mobile or fixed line network, voice is no lo..
Tichaona Sibanda, SW Radio Africa October 1, 2013 A government spy program will now monitor phone calls, text, email and the details will be kept in a national database for use on demand by the..
Bupe Sendwe, Times of Zambia October 1, 2013 THE International Fellowship of Christian Churches (IFCC) has commended Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) chairperson Emmanuel Mwamba for sus..
ICT Africa Writer Septermber 29, 2013 One of the key topics discussed at the recent NigeriaCom 2013 conference in Victoria Island was Quality of Service. It was obvious from the deliberations t..
By Hilary Heuler for African Enterprise, September 26, 2013 At a July meeting in Nairobi, the 47 countries of sub-Saharan Africa agreed to harmonise their spectrum use ahead of rolling out digit..
Monday, 9 September 2013 - The FTTH Council Africa recently announced that all existing and future member organisations will have to sign and adhere to a Code of Conduct. The FTTH Council Afri..
ICT Africa Writer September 7, 2013 Introduction Triggered by the liberalisation of the telecommunication industry as a result of economic structural adjustment programmes, the Millennium Dev..
ICT Africa is a media partner for the Commonwealth Telecommunication Organisation (CTO) Forum 2013 to be held from October 7-9 at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja, Nigeria. CTO Forum 2013 is being ..
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