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."
PRESS RELEASE, 5/10/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX), a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, today announced that Safaricom, a major mobile network operator in Kenya, will introduce innovative new digital services to meet the evolving demands of its 29.5 million customers. It will use revenue assurance technology and ...
Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/4/2018
Facebook is still reeling after revelations that one-time app partner Cambridge Analytica gathered data on millions of Facebook customers in the US, without their knowledge, and sold this to Donald Trump's campaign during the 2016 presidential election. The social networking giant faces a potential backlash from consumers in the US and the UK, where ...
PRESS RELEASE, 3/23/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- MIDRAND, South Africa -- Rapid urbanisation across the continent is having an effect on water demands and it is estimated that by the year 2030, the world will need 40% more water than its current accessible, reliable supply.
Mariam Abdullahi, Telco Industry Lead, SAP Africa, 2/14/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI -- No industry will remain undisrupted in 2018 and the years to come. But for African telco providers, who have feasted on near-uninterrupted subscriber and revenue growth over the past two decades, the need to adapt is paramount. In a market where the average business lifespan is 12 years (compared to 25 years in the last two ...
Liquid Telecom & Strathmore Business School to Drive Africa's Data Revolution Through New Analytics Center
PRESS RELEASE, 1/28/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI -- Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has partnered with Strathmore Business School (SBS), the graduate business school of Strathmore University, to launch a new data analytics centre focused on data-driven research and practices for African businesses.
The Staff, 12/20/2017
MTN has launched what it believes is South Africa's first commercial connected car service from a mobile operator with a solution that monitors driving behavior and statistics to enable usage-based insurance.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/15/2017
Pan-African operator Liquid Telecom has teamed up with a startup hub in Zambia called BongoHive in an effort to spur the local technology ecosystem.
The Staff, 12/13/2017
Huawei Technologies has launched its latest OpenLab in Egypt as part of its effort to engage with partners and help to build an "ICT ecosystem" in Northern Africa "in response to industry digital transformation."
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