TeleGeography MTN Zambia, the second largest cellco in the country, has launched Zambia’s first commercial Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in selected locations in Lusaka, Kitwe, Ndola and L..
If there's any country that has experienced the digital revolution in its entirety, it is Nigeria. The GSM boom from 2001 changed the face of technology. But it didn't end there; it birthed a n..
Sabahi Kenya's Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko announced Tuesday (January 14th) that his office has established a special cyber-crime unit to fight the rising number of crimes com..
Zambia Reports President Michael seemed to have come to the realization that online media is here to stay and has since opened a facebook account. It is ironic that the Patriotic Front govern..
Capital FM Nairobi — The number of local Internet subscribers has dropped by 6.1 percent to 11.6 million in the quarter ending September 2013, down from 12.4 million in June 2013 according to ..
CAJ News Lagos, Nigeria — TELECOMMUNICATIONS firms bemoaned the alleged negative publicity saying this overlooked their contribution to the local economy. The umbrella body of the firms, As..
Balancing Act 13 DECEMBER 2013 ANALYSIS London — WiMAX used to be the technology of choice for data insurgent challengers but now they seem to be shifting to LTE. West African ISPs Surf..
CIO East Africa BY MICHAEL OUMA, 17 DECEMBER 2013 The Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) has reduced tariffs for digital signal distribution in a move geared towards facilitating a smooth..
Regional ICT Ministers Converge in Kenya to Discuss Infrastructure, Cyber-Security and Digital Migration Issues
CIO East Africa BY KAMAU MBOTE, 17 DECEMBER 2013 ICT ministers from Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan are meeting in Nairobi to discuss the integration of ICT infrastructure in the East African re..
Addis Fortune BY BINYAM ALEMAYEHU, 15 DECEMBER 2013 Teshale has been frequenting the hotel, which is one of a long list of Wi-Fi hotspots in Addis Abeba, for three months now. "I first came ..
CAJ News BY HENRY IFEANYI, 13 DECEMBER 2013 Lagos — GLOBACOM, the country's indigenous telecommunications company, has awarded the contract for the protection of its Subscriber Identity Modul..
CAJ News BY HENRY IFEANYI, 17 DECEMBER 2013 Lagos — AIRTEL Nigeria, the leading telecommunication company, announced a partnership with search engine giant, Google, to provide free internet s..
Vanguard BY OMOH GABRIEL, EMEKA AGINAM AND FRANKLIN ALLI, 17 DECEMBER 2013 The Ministry of Communication Technology and the Consumer Protection Council, CPC, yesterday, charged telecoms provide..
The Herald BY KUMBIRAYI SHONIWA, 17 DECEMBER 2013 At a time when online TV is gaining dominance and internet-based entertainment is on the rise, a new local online TV station, Hezvo! TV, is set..
Leadership BY CHIMA AKWAJA, 17 DECEMBER 2013 MTN has acquired 33.3 per cent equity in Africa Internet Holding (AIH), an exclusive vehicle to develop e-commerce businesses across the continent. ..
TeleGeography 17 Dec 2013 Senegal’s industry regulator the Telecommunications and Post Regulatory Authority (L’Autorite de Regulation des Telecommunications et des Postes, ARTP) has publish..
TeleGeography 17 Dec 2013 Airtel Zambia has reportedly begun a project under which it will gold-plate more than 1,000 base stations with a view to enhancing network coverage. Airtel Zambia mana..
The Standard BY MUSAPINDIRA MLAMBO, 10 NOVEMBER 2013 The worldwide technological revolution and globalisation has helped in increasing connectivity and trans-boundary linkages; however, this ha..
The Observer - ICT Africa News BY JEFF MBANGA, 29 OCTOBER 2013 The products, when finally rolled out into the market, could change the way people live and communicate with their gadgets. There ..
The Observer - ICT Africa News BY ALON MWESIGWA, 29 OCTOBER 2013 Ask any top official at Uganda Revenue Authority about their feelings regarding mobile money and chances are that you will find ..
Capital FM - ICT Africa News BY KAZUNGU CHAI, 29 OCTOBER 2013 Kigali — President Uhuru Kenyatta has said his administration will use Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to transfo..
Capital FM 29 OCTOBER 2013 Nairobi — Information Secretary Ezekiel Mutua said the Media Owners Association presented a strong petition against the December 13 switch-off in Nairobi which they..
CIO East Africa BY DENNIS MBUVI, 29 OCTOBER 2013 Dining out in a restaurant usually sees one making an order with a waiter, who takes down the order on a notebook. They may then serve the order..
CIO East Africa - ICT Africa News 29 OCTOBER 2013 Farming is getting an image 'make-over' in Kenya to make it more attractive to young people. A new website and the imaginative use of social me..
CIO East Africa - ICT Africa News BY DENNIS MBUVI, 29 OCTOBER 2013 Mobile phone users may have largely moved to instant messaging(IM) applications such as Whatsapp and BlackBerry Messenger, whi..
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Mainone Says Will Become Largest Internet Hub in West Africa With Open-Connect Service
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EUTELSAT 172B Satellite Begins Ascent to Geo
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Nigerian Govt to Build $1 Billion ICT Coy
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