Post Tagged with: "Mobile Communications"

Africa, world’s second-most-connected region

Africa, world’s second-most-connected region

November 11, 2011 at 14:24

Africa is now the second-most-connected region in the world in terms of mobile subscriptions after Asia-Pacific, according to new research by Informa Telecoms & Media.

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Vodacom launches Mobile Education Programme

Vodacom launches Mobile Education Programme

October 19, 2011 at 15:30

In a move that will pave the way to improving education in schools, technology partners launched the Vodacom Mobile Education Programme, which makes use of mobile technology to provide teachers […]

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Djibouti: Solar Powered Community Stations Now Open

Djibouti: Solar Powered Community Stations Now Open

October 12, 2011 at 18:30

Doraleh, Djibouti / Dubai, United Arab Emirates: DP World’s programme to develop health and educational capacity along transport corridors in Africa has taken another concrete step forward with the opening […]

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UNICEF study explores social networking habits of youths

UNICEF study explores social networking habits of youths

October 12, 2011 at 15:00

NEW YORK/PRETORIA,  – UNICEF today launched the first in a series of ground-breaking studies, which analyzes the behavior of young people online.

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Zambia: Improving access to ICTs for development

Zambia: Improving access to ICTs for development

October 10, 2011 at 17:58

This policy brief, published by Panos London, examines Zambia’s successes and limitations in using information and communication technologies (ICTs) for development, and suggests how the country can maximise future progress.

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UN Launches Phone Scheme to Help Poor Buy Food

UN Launches Phone Scheme to Help Poor Buy Food

October 5, 2011 at 16:36

The United Nations has launched a pilot programme that uses mobile telephone technology to facilitate cash transfers to help thousands of poor people that were badly affected by the post-election […]

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World Bank Supports Submarine Communications Cable

World Bank Supports Submarine Communications Cable

October 5, 2011 at 15:42

Freetown: In a few weeks, a ship is expected to land in Sierra Leone to lay a submarine cable connecting the country to what is often called “the Africa Coast […]

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Q&A:What is the role of Unified Communications in Africa

Q&A:What is the role of Unified Communications in Africa

October 5, 2011 at 13:00

Unified communications (UC) vendors need to recognise mobile as a fully-fledged component and platform in the UC technology collective.

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Ghana first to implement Number Portability in West Africa

Ghana first to implement Number Portability in West Africa

October 4, 2011 at 18:00

Ghana is the first country in West Africa to have implemented the policy of number portability in the telecom sector.  This was disclosed by the Minister of Communications Haruna Iddrisu […]

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Ericsson calls for young African App developers

Ericsson calls for young African App developers

October 4, 2011 at 10:00

Ericsson has announced the launch of this year’s edition of the Ericsson Application Awards (EAA), an annual competition for application developers worldwide organized by Ericsson Research. The competition provides a […]

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