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2014.04.08

The Dangers of Counterfeit Electronics & Software Piracy in Africa

Kihara Kimachia

According to a 2007 OECD report, the international trade in counterfeit and pirated products as at 2005 was about USD 200 billio..

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2014.04.04

National Fiber Optic Backbone Design Considerations

Jabulani Dhliwayo

The unprecedented demand for communication services in Africa is putting a tremendous amount of strain on national backbone ne..

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2014.04.03

E-learning: Opening Frontiers to the Future

Kihara Kimachia

The word "E-learning" has become a buzz word in many institutions of higher learning around the world. E-learning is the use of ..

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2014.03.29

Which Optical Fiber Should You Use for Your Fiber to The Home (FTTH) Network?

Jabulani Dhliwayo

While we take pride in Africa for leapfrogging some technologies and embracing the most advanced of mobile technologies, such ..

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2014.03.25

Africa Getting on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

Kihara Kimachia

Since human beings began trading, the medium of exchange or currency as we better know it today has gone through interesting evo..

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2014.03.17

Economic Impact of Smart Cities in Africa

Kihara Kimachia

When most people think of smart cities, the picture that comes to mind is high-tech digital infrastructure and perfect traffic f..

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2014.03.07

Internet Exchange Point Launched on 7 March 2014 in Windhoek, Namibia

[Windhoek, Namibia - March 7 2014] The Windhoek Internet Exchange Point (WIXP) was successfully launched on 7 March 2014 in Windhoek, Namibia. WIX..

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2014.03.06

Movitel Mozambique – A Success Story of a Little Known Mobile Operator

While so much is known about the scramble for African mobile business by large international operators like France Telecom, Vodafone and Bharti, ve..

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2014.04.05

Whatsapp May Put Pressure On Already Declining Africa Mobile ARPU

Africa Mobile operators may encounter reduced ARPU due to the recent acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook. According to Fitch, an international thin..

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2014.03.03

Security Risks of Mobile Communications in Africa

Kihara Kimachia

It is no secret that there is a mobile revolution in Africa. Despite the low access to reliable basic services, Africa has leapf..

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