Vodacom announces entry into IoT segment


Vodacom by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – VODACOM, South Africa’s largest mobile network operator has entered the consumer Internet of Things (IoT) market with the introduction of a range of devices allowing customers to connect and monitor their homes, children, pets and possessions. The “V by Vodacom” range of devices include the More...

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Huawei Honor 20 Pro
By On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Honor confirms continued usage of Google’s Android

Huawei Honor 20 Pro by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – IN major boost to mobile clients using Honor handsets, the company has announced that Google and affiliated programmes would continue to operate on More...

Airtel, MTN Rwanda
By On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Airtel, MTN partner to promote Rwanda digital inclusion

Airtel, MTN Rwanda from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda  KIGALI – LEADING mobile operators have launched an initiative to drive mobile internet adoption and increase digital literacy in Rwanda. Airtel and More...

KCB Bank Chief Operating Officer, Samuel Makome hands over a dummy cheque of Kshs 10 million to CBK Governor, Dr Patrick Njoroge. Photo, supplied
By On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Kenya hosts first Afro-Asia fintech fest

KCB Bank Chief Operating Officer, Samuel Makome hands over a dummy cheque of Kshs 10 million to CBK Governor, Dr Patrick Njoroge. Photo, supplied from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – PLANS for More...

Malawi's TNM
By On Monday, July 8th, 2019

Malawi’s profit making TNM targets data growth

Malawi’s TNM from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE – TELEKOM Networks Malawi (TNM) has recorded a 27 percent increase in profits to K16,6 billion (US$21,97 million in dividend for 2018 on the back More...

Epic ERP Managing Director, Stuart Scanlon
By On Thursday, July 4th, 2019

SA companies must guard against cyber crime

Epic ERP Managing Director, Stuart Scanlon by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African organisations must prioritise cloud security amid the spiralling cost of data breaches globally. An industry executive More...

Frogfoot Head of Sales, Shane Chorley
By On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Major broadband roll-out announced for Soweto

Frogfoot Head of Sales, Shane Chorley by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – UP to 20 000 homes in Soweto, west of Johannesburg, are set to benefit from access to affordable and reliable broadband connectivity. Frogfoot More...

Fibre optic
By On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Proposed superhighway set to drive Digital SADC

Fibre optic by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) superhighway, a proposed fibre project for the region, is poised to enhance competition in local economies More...

By On Friday, June 28th, 2019

Africa’s progress on data privacy under the spotlight

Data security from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA – AFRICAN governments must enact effective data privacy laws to enhance the continent’s mobile economy fulfill its potential to reach over US$200 More...

Internet blockade
By On Thursday, June 27th, 2019

ISPs accused of complicity in internet shutdowns

Internet blocked from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA – A pro-democracy organisation believes internet service providers (ISPs) are complicit in the violation of human rights in the African continent More...