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TNM unveils 4.5G, urges customers to think digital

Malawi's integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM on Thursday, 31 August, unveiled a 4.5G network platform which it says will enable the company to provide tailor made internet-based solutions to corporate clients...

Issued by Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) 7 Sep 2017

Cheap data "vital for SA's future"

South Africa would struggle to compete in the fourth industrial revolution if its data prices remained high...

By Nico Gouws 1 Sep 2017

Quality of service a challenge in Ghana ICT market

More consolidation on the cards for Ghanaian ICT market, says IDC...

24 Aug 2017

Digital economy gets a boost with SACS installation

Watershed moment for African internet: installation of first direct subsea link between Africa and South America begins in Angola...

10 Aug 2017

Three African markets worst affected by spam calls

Truecaller Insights reveals the top 20 countries affected by spam calls in 2017, including the top three African countries...

2 Aug 2017

Internet users in Nigeria hit 91.6 million

According to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the number of internet users in Nigeria's telecommunications networks has increased to 91.6 million in June...

31 Jul 2017

Connecting an unconnected Africa through Wi-Fi

The most recent figures from the International Telecommunications Union showed that Africa's internet access has increased by up to 28% between 2000 and 2015...

By Kamal Mokrani 28 Jul 2017

TelOne introduces 'Alert Me' service

TelOne has introduced "Alert Me" service for all its broadband customers, where customers will now be able to receive updates on their data balance...

27 Jul 2017

Orange agrees to back Egyptian tech startups

Global mobile operator Orange has agreed to support and fund Egyptian technology-focused startups to help them transform their ideas into sustainable businesses...

By Tom Jackson 26 Jul 2017

Etisalat Nigeria has changed to 9mobile

Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), which previously traded as ‘Etisalat Nigeria' has changed its name to 9mobile...

19 Jul 2017

TNM invests K22 billion in network, revises data tariffs - are they justified?

Telekom Networks Malawi has, over the past 18 months, invested over K22 billion (U$30 million) to upgrade its network. In an interview, CEO Douglas Stevenson discusses the benefits of the investment...

Issued by Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) 27 Jun 2017

TNM solar revolution, light, power for all

TNM, bothered with the inconveniences their customers face, partnered with Team Planet to pioneer a solar revolution in Malawi to ease the lives of millions of Malawians by keeping them always connected...

By Kondwani Magombo, Issued by Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) 26 Jun 2017

4G subscriptions continue to grow in Africa

According to Dataxis, in 2016, most 4G subscribers came from a few leading countries in northern and southern Africa. Significant disparities in 4G development and adoption still exist depending on the country...

20 Jun 2017

Africa's mobile tower market to undergo growth spurt

A recent Frost & Sullivan analysis estimates that the market for tower services is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.8% over the period 2016-2021...

15 Jun 2017

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International

Nest looks to shake up home security

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Nest has set out to shake up the home security market, unveiling an internet-age alarm system.

2 days ago

Study: The digital future of the restaurant industry

A recent study by the Metro Chair of Innovation at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) on the use of digital solutions in the hospitality industry, takes a look behind the scenes of the hospitality sector and offers new insights on the use of technology in the restaurant industry in Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

14 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Aerobotics, RanMarine teams up on river water management in #cocreate2Accelerate

After a successful programme in 2016, #cocreate2Accelerate returns in 2017 for another round of building relationships between high-potential young companies from the Netherlands and South Africa. This year, #cocreate2Accelerate will include a long programme based on a rigorous process aimed at matching companies from both countries within specific vertical sectors to actively collaborate in the solving of identified challenges. The short programme will accompany this process and is aimed at introducing Dutch companies to the Cape Town startup ecosystem.

By Cari Coetzee 13 Sep 2017

Where does business process automation work?

Business process automation (BPA) is possible thanks to the evolution of technology, automating workflows sometimes towards points where the intervention of the human is not needed. BPA can save a lot of money and time, make it more enjoyable for the customer to shop and drastically reduce human error.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Sep 2017

Ask and you shall receive in world of voice shopping

SAN FRANCISCO, US - Ordering pizza from the sofa without lifting a finger has joined the list of modern-day conveniences thanks to a hot trend in voice-commanded smart speakers. Amazon, Apple and Google are duking it out with devices designed to sit out of sight in homes, awaiting spoken commands to tend to tasks such as ordering goods, finding information, playing music, mapping routes, or reading email.

4 Sep 2017

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