Thirty-eight per cent (38%) of South African consumers say they are happy for the government to monitor their social media activity to keep its citizens safe – this is according to Kaspersky’s latest report, Social credits and security: Embracing the world of ratings. At the same time, 67% of local respondents were ready to reveal […]

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South Africans Ready to Disclose Their Online Activity to the Government

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Continue Reading K180 million network upgrade in Zambia through MTN’s ‘Project Summer’

K180 million network upgrade in Zambia through MTN’s ‘Project Summer’

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Continue Reading Uganda welcomes historical move by carrier-neutral data centre

Uganda welcomes historical move by carrier-neutral data centre

Launch to begin with in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa

Continue Reading DHL Global Forwarding launches reduced complexity online platform

DHL Global Forwarding launches reduced complexity online platform

Since the onset of COVID-19 and the consequential lockdown, reliable and fast Internet connectivity has become a vital requirement for businesses and individuals working and learning from home. Expansion in the digital economy and the resultant exponential growth in demand for connectivity is driving the laying of underground fibre-optic cable to feed internet-hungry homes and […]

Continue Reading Vumatel and Dark Fibre Africa Prepare for Massive Demand in Data Services

Vumatel and Dark Fibre Africa Prepare for Massive Demand in Data Services

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Continue Reading ITU’s latest global analysis indicates slow Internet penetration rates

ITU’s latest global analysis indicates slow Internet penetration rates

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Continue Reading Ontel chooses Radwin’s Jet Duo base-station to perform in Burkina Faso

Ontel chooses Radwin’s Jet Duo base-station to perform in Burkina Faso

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Continue Reading Internet balloons solution to Mozambique’s unreachable

Internet balloons solution to Mozambique’s unreachable

A transformative subsea cable for future internet connectivity in Africa was announced by global and African partners today, 2Africa will be one of the largest subsea projects in the world, connecting 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

Continue Reading 2Africa will be Largest subsea project to ever serve African continent 

2Africa will be Largest subsea project to ever serve African continent 

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Continue Reading China and Angola Expand Digital Connectivity between Asia, Africa and Latam

China and Angola Expand Digital Connectivity between Asia, Africa and Latam

The current situation we are facing globally, requires us all be remain highly connected as most businesses are forced to work remotely. However, many employees do not have access to Wi-Fi or stable internet connections in their homes, never mind other IT infrastructure, especially with Africa’s connectivity issues.

Continue Reading Can We Really Be Productive and Collaborative in the Comfort of our Own Home?

Can We Really Be Productive and Collaborative in the Comfort of our Own Home?

The Nigerian Communications Commission  (NCC) and cariers in the country have dismissed fears over the rollout of 5G in Lagos today (Monday).

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NCC, carriers dismiss 5G rollout

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Continue Reading The million dollars question about 5G

The million dollars question about 5G

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Continue Reading Untapped African data centre markets attract investors

Untapped African data centre markets attract investors

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Continue Reading High-speed network boosts Kenyan school

High-speed network boosts Kenyan school

In the face of a rapid worldwide traffic explosion from private, public and government entities all across the world, there was some worry from experts that the increasing surge in bandwidth would be too much for the internet’s infrastructure to maintain. Now, with all indications hinting that there have been a few hot spots, the […]

Continue Reading Why COVID-19 Didn’t Break the Internet

Why COVID-19 Didn’t Break the Internet

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Continue Reading Dynamic Partnership to assist virtual learning as 300 million African students left battling

Dynamic Partnership to assist virtual learning as 300 million African students left battling

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Continue Reading Deprived Ghanaian communities to finally receive mobile signals

Deprived Ghanaian communities to finally receive mobile signals

WBA supports the decision of the FCC to open the 6GHz band for Wi-Fi use and confirms early tests show Wi-Fi 6E’s unprecedented speeds and hyper-low latency

Continue Reading Wireless Broadband Alliance says new 6GHz Wi-Fi band will bring radical change to global capacity

Wireless Broadband Alliance says new 6GHz Wi-Fi band will bring radical change to global capacity

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Continue Reading Samsung achieves industry’s highest 5G speed

Samsung achieves industry’s highest 5G speed

Launched from Puerto Rico, the balloons will join the initial fleet already in Kenya, in the coming few weeks 

 

Continue Reading Loon dispatches additional balloons to Kenya

Loon dispatches additional balloons to Kenya

African Development Bank has raised an exceptional $3 billion, three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Continue Reading COVID-19 pandemic bolsters case for technology-based economic resilience

COVID-19 pandemic bolsters case for technology-based economic resilience

As broadband comes under pressure amid the Covid-19 lockdown, millions of internet users worldwide are getting frustrated about the poor quality of their internet connection. The frustration is even worse for those who watch videos on their smartphones.

Continue Reading Why downloading gaining success in era of broadband pressure

Why downloading gaining success in era of broadband pressure

A digital communications expert has slammed Google’s decision to use public data to show which places are complying with stay-at-home orders, calling it problematic.

Continue Reading Google’s use of data to inform Covid-19 response problematic: expert

Google’s use of data to inform Covid-19 response problematic: expert

Google mobility trend to social places drops by over 45% in Kenya

Continue Reading Google mobility trend to social places drops by over 45% in Kenya due to Covid-19

Google mobility trend to social places drops by over 45% in Kenya due to Covid-19

Special emergency session of the Broadband Commission pushes for action to extend internet access and boost capacity to fight COVID-19

Continue Reading Broadband Commission pushes to extend internet access and boost capacity

Broadband Commission pushes to extend internet access and boost capacity

In Uganda, many users interviewed by Biztechafrica deplore the slowness of the connection, from both MTN and Airtel. 

Continue Reading Covid-19: Broadband infrastructure under pressure, needs upgrade

Covid-19: Broadband infrastructure under pressure, needs upgrade

First Loon internet balloon spotted in Kenya

Continue Reading Exclusive: First Loon internet balloon spotted in Kenya after last week’s approval

Exclusive: First Loon internet balloon spotted in Kenya after last week’s approval

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will, from now on, have access to online shared lessons during the Covid-19 outbreak

Continue Reading DR Congo: Schoolap provides online shared lessons to students

DR Congo: Schoolap provides online shared lessons to students

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is partnering with universities to offer subsidized e-learning tariffs to students and faculties in order to facilitate online classes.

Continue Reading Safaricom to provide varsities with subsidized e-learning data bundles for students

Safaricom to provide varsities with subsidized e-learning data bundles for students

3 600 schools in DRC schools to get Konnect Africa’s high-speed internet

Continue Reading 3 600 schools in DRC schools to get Konnect Africa’s high-speed internet

3 600 schools in DRC schools to get Konnect Africa’s high-speed internet

While we are facing a challenging time with the spread of Covid-19 in Zambia, staying connected has never been more important. MTN Zambia’s top priorities are to keep our customers connected and our employees safe and healthy. 


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MTN keeping Zambia connected

The Online Job place site, BrighterMonday has rolled out a recruitment technology that enables employers to select the right candidates for the job to be done through industry based assessments for each role

Continue Reading BrighterMonday unveils HR tech to help firms recruit suitable employees

BrighterMonday unveils HR tech to help firms recruit suitable employees

Widespread Wireless Industry Support of OpenRoaming as Industry Standard

Continue Reading WBA Assumes Control of OpenRoaming

WBA Assumes Control of OpenRoaming

Supply chain disruption globally has hit the e-commerce sector in Kenya, with local players predicting slow revenues even as the country records the first case of Coronavirus.

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E-commerce sector in Kenya takes a hit from Coronavirus menace

Coronavirus has officially arrived in South Africa, and for businesses, this means considering how they are going to maintain normal operations if employees are quarantined, or asked to stay home for whatever reason. 

Continue Reading It’s time to seriously investigate remote working for your workforce Here’s why

It’s time to seriously investigate remote working for your workforce Here’s why

As part of its ongoing celebration of International Women’s Day, and under the banner of this year’s theme #EachforEqual, Facebook honours women from across Africa who have been using their voices to bring people together, build and make significant impact in their communities, while inspiring other women by changing the African narrative.

Continue Reading #EachforEqual: Facebook celebrates female achievers across Sub Saharan Africa

#EachforEqual: Facebook celebrates female achievers across Sub Saharan Africa

Teraco has announced that Africa’s largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), NAPAfrica, has reached a landmark with 1 Terabit per second (Tbps) of peak traffic. 

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NAPAfrica reaches 1 Terabit Internet milestone

Safaricom has announced a strategic agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), which will see the Telco become a reseller of AWS services.

Continue Reading Safaricom partners with Amazon Web to accelerate cloud adoption in Kenya

Safaricom partners with Amazon Web to accelerate cloud adoption in Kenya

Liquid Telecom Rwanda,  part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, today launched Liquid Home, affordable super-fast broadband. This announcement coincides with the company’s re-brand of its retail arm from Hai to Liquid Home.

Continue Reading Liquid Telecom launches ‘Liquid Home’ super-fast fibre broadband in Kigali

Liquid Telecom launches ‘Liquid Home’ super-fast fibre broadband in Kigali

Google has focused on evermore precise targeting of advertising for almost as long as it has existed, but the growing power and maturity of artificial intelligence (AI) is enabling it to take smart targeting to a whole new level.

Continue Reading Google’s next big move: from search to discovery

Google’s next big move: from search to discovery

Parents have been urged to play a central role in determining what their children are doing online, this as the latest report indicates that only 38 per cent of cyberbullying victims are willing to admit to their parents.

Continue Reading Facebook cautions parents about rising cyber bullying related deaths in E. Africa

Facebook cautions parents about rising cyber bullying related deaths in E. Africa

ikTok, the leading destination for short-form mobile video, has launched a #BabyItsYou challenge, which runs from 11-14 February 2020.

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TikTok launches #BabyItsYou challenge

Satellite-based connectivity services provided jointly by the long-term partners enabled internet in the Democratic Republic of Congo to be up and running within just four days from a submarine cable outage.

Continue Reading SES’s and Gilat Telecom’s Resilient Network restores connectivity in Africa

SES’s and Gilat Telecom’s Resilient Network restores connectivity in Africa

In recognition of Safer Internet Day, Google has announced a $1M pan-African Google.org fund to support innovative ideas around privacy, trust and safety for families online across sub-Saharan Africa.

Continue Reading Google announces $1M child online safety fund in Africa

Google announces $1M child online safety fund in Africa

Facebook is partnering with nine non-profit organisations and government agencies throughout sub-Saharan Africa to raise awareness about Internet safety and security for Safer Internet Day, celebrated today, 11 February with the theme “Together for a better Internet”. 

Continue Reading Safer Internet Day: Facebook and nine partners across Africa work together for a better Internet

Safer Internet Day: Facebook and nine partners across Africa work together for a better Internet

Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider, Vox, has entered into a business partner agreement with Ellies Holdings, as part of a commitment by both companies to actively work together in expanding their respective product and solutions portfolios. 

Continue Reading Vox, Ellies sign partnership agreement

Vox, Ellies sign partnership agreement

MTN Cameroon, leader of the electronics communications sector in Cameroon, has announced that mobile internet services have been completely re-established on its network.

Continue Reading MTN Cameroon announces re-establishment of mobile internet services

MTN Cameroon announces re-establishment of mobile internet services

Liquid Telecom Kenya has rolled out nationwide Internet of Things (IoT) network covering 78 per cent of the Kenyan population.

Continue Reading Liquid Telecom rolls out 158 base stations across Kenya

Liquid Telecom rolls out 158 base stations across Kenya

Next month, a concerned entity will facilitate the launch of yet another IT innovative platform in the form of ‘digital citizen’ initiative that seeks to protect and alert Batswana to the ever increasing dangers of unfriendly internet use and postings.

Continue Reading Digital Citizen Platform ‘eBotho’ to be launched in Botswana

Digital Citizen Platform ‘eBotho’ to be launched in Botswana