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2014.12.08

A New Standard to Boost Copper Broadband Access

We have consistently advocated for the deployment of fiber directly to homes in green fields for those operators and service providers who contempl..

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2014.12.07

When Nations Get Involved in Hacking

Most of our discussions on hacking have been centered on individual hackers attacking computers for thrills, to catch a philandering spouse or for ..

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2014.12.07

Cyber Activism in Sub-Saharan Africa Reaches New Levels

Kihara Kimachia:

The Arab Spring of 2010 was extensively reported in the media. Cyber activism via Facebook, Twitter and local cell phone text m..

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2014.12.06

Beware of Mobile Spy Software!

Most of you are most likely aware of the spyware used on computers to capture keystrokes, steal passwords and monitor victim activities on the Inte..

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2014.12.4

Will an HD TV from America Work in Africa?

This question came up during one of our fiber to the home (FTTH) training workshops in Africa. FTTH networks typically run multiple services, inclu..

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2014.12.03

Cost Efficient Smart Phones: The Moto G 4G LTE

If you try to spend a lot of time on the Internet on your PC using a dongle, you will quickly spend huge sums of money in data bundle costs. Thanks..

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2014.12.2

New Business Opportunities with Overhead Drones

Most people are familiar with drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that are used by the Obama administration to track and kill terrorist leade..

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2014.11.30

Zimbabwe’s Joice Mujuru Saga: How cyber-surveillance is Used to Crush Political Opponents.

Anybody who has been following political events in Zimbabwe is aware of the vicious infighting within the ruling ZANU(PF) party. Two rival factions..

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2014.11.30

Harnessing ICT To Improve Human Capital & Accelerate Economic Growth

Kihara Kimachia:

A nation's economic strength is directly proportional to the knowledge of its human capital. Knowledge, capital and labor, in t..

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2014.11.30

Avoid Chinese Imitation Mobile Devices: Amazon May be a Better Option

A number of articles have been written on ICT Africa about counterfeit products dumped into the African market by Chinese suppliers. Unsuspecting A..

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