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Cloud computing offers a technology outsourcing option, via the use of the Internet that saves massive costs whilst providing the technological tools and services SMEs need to sufficiently and competitively operate. Says Johnny Aucamp, General Manager of Strategic Relations in Africa for MTN Business; “With an estimated 90% of SMEs operating across the African continent and making up large proportions of its GDP,…Continue
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LG Electronics announced the release of the LG T310i, a vibrant colored full-touch mobile phone designed to match the unique lifestyles of young “Generation Z” mobile consumers looking for great style and great connectivity.
The LG T310i is full-touch handsets suitable for younger users or first-time touch phone users. Tailored for the distinctive needs of today’s youth market, the LG T310i provides more versatile texting functionality, enhanced music options, wider social networking…Continue
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Opening Africa’s leading conference on ICT-supported education, eLearning Africa, in Dar es Salaam on May 25, Dr Bilal said, “We are now witnessing increasing investments in ICT on our Continent, the enthusiasm of the youth in adapting new technologies and bridging the…Continue
Added by Linda Larbie on May 27, 2011 at 5:02pm — No Comments
Co-funded by Vodafone and the World Wide Web Foundation as part of a series of studies on the socio-economic impact of mobile, the 2011 SIM Report provides substantial evidence to suggest that extending data services to as many people as possible will deliver considerable economic and social benefit. Given the ubiquity of mobile and the growing number of low cost smart devices, it is likely that data services will be primarily accessed via mobile, particularly in emerging markets where there…Continue
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The second leg of the long-awaited 2011 Technology in Government Awards (TIGA) in the ‘ICT in Education’ category were celebrated at a high-profile event and ceremony, Friday morning. Over 1,400 participants from about 80 countries are attending the eLearning Africa 6th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training, at the Mlimani City Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The awards, according to the Information and Communication Service of the…Continue
Added by Linda Larbie on May 27, 2011 at 4:53pm — No Comments
If there is anyone who still wonders about the level to which we are reliant upon networks and immediate connectivity, consider the extent to which ‘triple play’ now dominates our daily interaction.
‘Triple play’ or the running of multimedia (voice, data and video) over a single channel is really a hotspot for technology application and concentration of expertise.
The ICT and telecommunications supply channel is aware that consumers want to be able to manage…Continue
Added by Linda Larbie on May 26, 2011 at 12:35pm — No Comments
"We like to think of Airtime Advance as a solution that could be a life line for our customers when they have no airtime and are in desperate need of it. With Airtime Advance, we are giving our customers the ability to communicate even when they…Continue
Added by Linda Larbie on May 23, 2011 at 2:41pm — No Comments
Samsung’s latest offering pitched at Nairobi techno-forum
The world’s journalists and business leaders descended on Nairobi Kenya to attend the second annual Samsung Africa forum. This is where Samsung Electronics reveals its latest innovations including Internet-connected TVs, consumer-inspired digital cameras and the latest mobile technology, combined with plans for developing Samsung’s regional market presence.
George Ferreira, the chief operations officer of Samsung…Continue
Added by Linda Larbie on May 19, 2011 at 4:23pm — No Comments
The new subsidiary will enable IBM to deliver high-value solutions and services to meet the growing needs of clients in Senegal and West Africa, where the company is working closely with a number of business partners. IBM already serves a number of key clients in West Africa, spanning sectors including…Continue
Added by Linda Larbie on May 17, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
• Failing students improve scores to pass National Senior Certificate Maths Literacy and Pure Maths
• eTutor SA project moves beyond pilot phase to fully converged implementation plan
• Vodacom converged satellite and mobile business solutions delivers the goods via the cloud
It's no secret that South Africa has severe challenges when it comes to delivering education equally to all learners across the country. Many of our schools are in rural areas, and are in need of…Continue
Added by Linda Larbie on May 17, 2011 at 3:26pm — No Comments
Foreign investors are showing interest in the emerging mobile money business in Nigeria and may soon bring the needed funds to airlift the system, our correspondent has gathered.
The Central Bank of Nigeria had granted approval in principle to 16 operators in 2010 to roll out mobile money networks across the country. Through the networks, customers will be able to use their mobile devices to send and receive monetary value.
Those granted the approvals…Continue
Added by Linda Larbie on May 12, 2011 at 6:58pm — No Comments
Africa is a far better place to do business than five years ago. The spread of mobile telephony has revolutionized ordinary life in a continent with the world's lowest penetration of fixed-line telephones.
Satellite links have vastly improved Internet access, and a new undersea cable that runs along the coast of Africa (SAT-3) promises to improve and reduce the cost of all types of communications.
Surprisingly, wage competitiveness is a problem. Although Africa is the world's…Continue
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