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Millions of MTN subscribers across the continent are inching closer to receiving a broadband windfall following the successful landing of the West...

400m Africans have mobile phones

There have been a few waves that have managed to sweep through an entire continent, creating effects more profound than what is currently unfolding...

Glo 1 cable launches in Ghana

As part of Globacom’s expansion drive in Africa, the Nigerian Second National Operator has launched its privately-funded submarine cable, Glo 1, in...

Africa Analysis: Science going social

Africa's mobile Internet boom could revolutionise the way scientists, policymakers and the public interact, says Linda Nordling. To most Africans, tweeting is still just what...

Tele Education to benefit Mauritius

The Minister of Information Technology and Communications (ICT) Tassarajen Chedumbrum Pillay, recalled, at the launch, that the project was proposed during the...

MTN’s WACS will catapult Africa into the digital age

MTN Group has scored yet another major feat in telecoms when it announced yesterday that its $90m (R602m) investment in the West Africa Cable...

Will Mobile innovation make Africa the first post-PC continent?

A convergence of historical circumstance and an increase in innovative mobile applications may make Africa the first post-PC continent. Flickr/whiteafrican Low investment in...

South Africa: Samsung launch innovation partnership with UCT

Samsung Electronics and the University of Cape Town have launched a partnership to develop innovative mobile phone applications in response to unique...

India: Tech firm’s long-term IT plans in Africa

BANGALORE: Infosys Technologies is planting the seeds for a long-term IT services play in the African continent. The company's CFO V Balakrishnan told...

Phone cartoons bring know-how to poor farmers

Animated cartoons watched on mobile phones could be the way to get health and farming messages across to peasants and poor smallholders, say...

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