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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/22/2019
Telecoms operator Safaricom is partnering with Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) to connect and enhance its coolers using Internet of Things (IoT) technology.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/18/2019
Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert and Telecoms.com Deputy Editor Jamie Davies provide insights into the final day of AfricaCom 2019 and a summary of the conference in general, including how Africa is embracing the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' and the rise of smart feature phones in Africa.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 11/6/2019
The Internet of Things (IoT) is often promoted as a potential game-changer for enterprises, but how is it being used in the real world? Major South African freight logistics company Transnet shared its experiences during a webinar presentation hosted by Connecting Africa this week, with the company's acting CIO Rebatho Madiba discussing the ways in ...
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Connecting Africa, 10/14/2019
On-demand transportation platform Bolt has appointed a new regional manager for East Africa as it aims to scale up its operations in the region.
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Connecting Africa, 10/11/2019
Over 15,000 attendees from across Africa and global markets are expected to attend AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa from November 12-14, 2019.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 10/10/2019
Ride-hailing platform Bolt plans to be present in 75 cities on the African continent by the end of the year. The company is currently active in over 40 African cities in seven countries and has plans to expand to more African nations in 2020, according to Karl Aru, expansion manager for Bolt Africa, who spoke to Connecting Africa in an email interview.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 10/8/2019
South Africa's minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has pledged support to the fiber-to-the-x (FTTX) industry promising that government will work with it to ensure that all South Africans, even those in rural areas, gain access to connectivity.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 10/3/2019
Analysts believe that the adoption of embedded SIM (eSIM) technology is slowly rising in Africa, with South Africa leading in the region.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 9/5/2019
Vodacom Tanzania and South African mobile solution provider Flickswitch have teamed up to provide what they claim is a first-of-its-kind type of solution for Tanzania.
AfricaCom Perspectives, 11/11/2019
The possibilities that the Internet of Things (IoT) and its millions of connected devices create are infinite and can bring many benefits to consumers and society as a whole. However, they could also leave users open to devastating vulnerabilities if not properly secured.
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