Beware of hackers when using free Wi-fi

Be wary of using free Wi-Fi connections from public places such as airports as an increasing number of South African users risk having sensitive...

Orange Digital Ventures invests in Africa’s Talking, leading distributor of mobile communication and payment...

  Upon completion, Africa’s Talking plans to accelerate its internationalisation to support its clients’ expansion strategies Orange Digital Ventures Africa, the Orange investment fund’s new initiative...

TECHNOLOGY: IRIN’s pick of the year 2011

NAIROBI, 29 December 2011 (IRIN) - Computers and mobile phones are already essential to humanitarian planning, and 2011 saw the growth of technology-based humanitarian...

Telecel Zimbabwe rebrands

Telecel Zimbabwe today officially launched its rebranded image, changing its corporate colours to red and white and simplifying its logo. This brings its visual branding...

Kenya gets world’s first virtual payment card

Airtel Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and MasterCard Worldwide have announced the availability of the world’s first virtual payments card that operates off a mobile...

Nigeria approves MTN licence renewal

South African mobile giant MTN said Tuesday that its operating licence in Nigeria had been renewed for another five years, despite being hit with...

Telkom launches uncapped business broadband

Telkom Business has unveiled its first uncapped fixed-line broadband products targeted at small and medium enterprises, with data-only options starting at R595/month for 384kbit/s...

Q&A: Is Africa on the brink of a networked society?

Ericsson held a media briefing today 12 October 2011, to discuss  key findings in the ‘global economic impact of increased broadband speeds’ research report. Mobile data...

Wikipedia to be free on mobiles in Africa, Middle East

Millions of people in Africa and the Middle East will be able to benefit from free, unlimited access to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia through their mobile phone,...

Report Finds Regulatory Proposals from Africa and Europe Could Restrict Internet Access

Report Finds Regulatory Proposals from Africa and Europe Could Restrict Internet Access, Increase User Costs and Affect Economic Growth in the Developing World –...

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