Target connectivity first, then 4IR ambition - Vodacom

Africa's 4IR
priorities

Vodacom exec stresses
need for connectivity.


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Thursday, Nov 21st

Liquid Telecom implements contingency plan for El Nino.

Liquid Telecom implements contingency plan for El Nino

Telco details efforts to protect core communications infrastructure ahead of pending heavy rains.

Safaricom looks to digital TV for revenue.

Safaricom looks to digital TV for revenue

The mobile operator has launched its set top box offering, the BigBox.

ICT contribution to Kenya’s GDP hit 12.1% in 2013.

ICT contribution to Kenya’s GDP hit 12.1% in 2013

Technology plays growing role in East African nation’s economy, says the IDC.

M-Pesa transaction capability to double in 2015 - Collymore.

M-Pesa transaction capability to double in 2015 - Collymore

Safaricom CEO says the upgrade is planned to come online early next year.

Carey Eaton foundation in the pipeline.

Carey Eaton foundation in the pipeline

Brother Calvin Eaton is planning to honour the entrepreneur by helping African startups.

GeoPoll appoints John Muthee for its Africa business.

GeoPoll appoints John Muthee for Africa business

Muthee will take on the role as VP of business development at GeoPoll Africa.

Cisco targets Kenya with Android collaboration tools.

Cisco targets Kenya with Android collaboration tools

Networking technology firm launches its DX70 and DX80 devices in East Africa.

Safaricom slashes M-Pesa costs in skirmish with Equity Bank.

Safaricom slashes M-Pesa costs in skirmish with Equity Bank

Kenya's biggest mobile operator is positioning itself to fight off the country's largest bank.

First shipments planned for Kickstarter-backed BRCK.

First shipments planned for Kickstarter-funded BRCK

CEO Erik Hersman says 800 units are being sent to 45 countries around the world.

Kenya’s M-Changa in UK race for venture capital.

Kenya’s M-Changa in UK race for venture capital

Mobile and web fundraising startup selected as a finalist in London’s ‘Startupbootcamp’.

Nairobi county unveils online payment system.

Nairobi county unveils online payment system

Officials on a mission to digitise all payments for the likes of rates and parking fees.