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Valentine Obi at Mobile Web West Africa 2015

Mobile Web West Africa 2015 main conference day kicked off

April 27, 2015 at 11:00

The Mobile Web West Africa 2015 main conference day kicked off in grand style with respected speakers from leading companies in mobile coming together to share insights, announce new products […]

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Cisco predicts massive growth in South Africa 4g and wi-fi connections over next five years

April 10, 2015 at 16:22

According to the latest annual update of the Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2014 to 2019, the on-going adoption of more powerful devices and machine-to-machine […]

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The Global Mobile Education Market is Expected to Reach US$97.3 Billion by 2020

The Global Mobile Education Market is Expected to Reach US$97.3 Billion by 2020

March 23, 2015 at 15:06

The global mobile education market reached worth over US$43 billion in 2014. The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 14% during 2014 and 2020. Africa will exhibit […]

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Orange and Airtel join forces to enable international money transfers between Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso

March 17, 2015 at 15:55

With “Orange Money International Transfer”, Orange Money customers can easily use their mobile phones to transfer electronic money in real-time As of today, customers of Orange Money in Côte d’Ivoire […]

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Focus on Disability: Reaching patients with smartphones

March 12, 2015 at 15:45

By Hannah Kuper- SciDev.Net About 4.5 billion people worldwide have a mobile phone — about as many as have access to a toilet. [1,2] No wonder these mobile devices are […]

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Evolving Technologies and Novel Design Approaches Drive the Global Smartphones Market

March 10, 2015 at 12:24

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Smartphones. The global market for Smartphones is projected to reach 2.15 billion units by 2020, driven by evolving technologies and […]

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Hisense makes advanced smartphone technology more accessible

Hisense makes advanced smartphone technology more accessible

March 5, 2015 at 15:30

What do you look for in a smartphone? Ease of use, value for money and good looks? As the most affordable metal smartphone in South Africa, the Infinity H6, just […]

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Visa Inc. and Bharti Airtel Extend Mobile Money to Seven African Countries

March 5, 2015 at 13:45

Visa Inc. and Bharti Airtel (an Indian based telecommunications operator), in a press release, have announced their partnership to provide mobile payment services to Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya, Madagascar, Gabon, Seychelles […]

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Visa and Airtel Extend Mobile Payments to Seven African Countries

March 3, 2015 at 13:45

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced a partnership to bring innovative mobile payment services […]

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The Growth of Mobile Gaming in South Africa

February 25, 2015 at 08:38

Over the past five years, the entertainment and media industry in South Africa has experienced an explosive growth in size. In fact, surveys published by PricewaterhouseCooper South Africa indicate that […]

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