The Staff, 6/19/2018
Ethiopia's government has decided to open up its telecoms market to international investors, albeit slowly, by splitting national state-owned operator EthioTelecom into two companies and then selling incremental stakes in the two operations during the coming few decades.
Connecting Africa, 6/18/2018
East Africa's nine nations will be home to 186 million mobile broadband connections (3G, 4G or 5G) by 2022, according to market forecasts from research house Ovum Ltd.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/15/2018
Google has announced that it will open an artificial intelligence (AI) research facility in Accra, Ghana, later this year with the aim of bringing together "top machine learning researchers and engineers in this new center dedicated to AI research and its applications."
Connecting Africa, 6/14/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has announced the availability of Microsoft Azure Stack - an extension of an ever-expanding set of cloud services to consistently develop and run hybrid cloud applications - to select African markets.
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/13/2018
Safaricom's management will be in an ebullient mood this week following the news that its two main rivals in the Kenyan mobile market, Airtel and Telkom, have abandoned plans to merge their operations.
PRESS RELEASE, 6/13/2018
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Freshworks Inc. (www.Freshworks.com), a leading provider of cloud-based business software, today announced an aggressive growth strategy to propel the ambitious expansion of its evolving South African footprint.
Connecting Africa, 6/12/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Johannesburg -- Africa's overall mobile phone market remained flat in Q1 2018 although smartphone shipments declined for the second successive quarter, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and consulting firm's recently published Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows ...
Tom Jackson, 6/12/2018
Drone technology, so often tainted by association with warfare and controversy, is starting to have a beneficial impact on the lives of Africans.
Tom Jackson, 6/11/2018
They are best known for their use in warfare, while there have been reports of them flying far too close to aircraft in the UK.
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