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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 4/27/2017
Cybersecurity specialist Kaspersky Lab is aiming to build a managed security buinsess in Africa with the launch of a partner program targeted at service providers.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 4/26/2017
Building an Internet-delivered or over-the-top (OTT) pay-TV customer base in Africa is a significant challenge from a technical and business perspective. Broadband connectivity that can support high-quality streamed video comes at a premium and then, of course, the consumer needs to have the disposable income to pay for the service -- and a way to pay, too.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 4/25/2017
Since 2000, there has been a dramatic 60% drop in malaria deaths worldwide, yet mosquitos still remain the most dangerous animal in the world, responsible for around 400,000 deaths annually. To mark World Malaria Day, we take a look at some of the major strides m-health and technology has made in Africa in ending Malaria for good.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 4/25/2017
In Africa, ICT innovation and socio-economic development more often than not go hand-in-hand and the effects of this partnership have become evident in everything from enterprise to agriculture via government service delivery. Strides made in these areas fall under the banner of ICT4D (ICT for Development), and formed a considerable amount of the ...
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 4/21/2017
Hot on the heels of Tigo Tanzania's investment in advanced customer care capabilities, another African mobile operator is investing in technology that, it hopes, can improve its subscribers' experience. (See Tigo Tanzania Invests in Customer Care for Competitive Edge.)
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 4/20/2017
Expansive broadband service provider Liquid Telecom has struck a deal with satellite network operator Intelsat to expand its coverage across Africa.
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The Staff, 4/19/2017
Technology SMEs (small- and medium-sized enterprises) have been thriving in East Africa in recent years, with ecosystems such as the Silicon Savannah forecast to be worth more than $1 billion in the next three years.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 4/18/2017
Tigo has launched what it claims is Tanzania's most cutting edge call center in an effort to boost its customer care capabilities and gain an edge over its fiercest rivals.
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The Staff, 4/17/2017
M-Tiba, the mobile health wallet service developed for the Kenyan market, now has more than 500,000 users, according to its founders.
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