Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Friday, Oct 19th

Africa’s net neutrality debate loudest abroad.

Africa’s net neutrality debate loudest abroad

A Facebook official noted that there are no voices in Africa debating net neutrality.

BT brings in Check Point for additional cloud security.

BT brings in Check Point for additional cloud security

Embedded Cloud firewall services intended to bolster security in the move to cloud.

First Distribution launches FD Academy.

First Distribution launches FD Academy

Resource to offer training and skills development to IT channel community.

iROKO looks to sell vouchers for movie streaming.

iROKO looks to sell vouchers for movie streaming

iROKO to partner with Jumia to deliver movie vouchers to customers.

Nigeria stumbles on path to digital migration.

Nigeria stumbles on path to digital migration

Nigeria cannot meet ITU digital migration deadline, commission sets new deadline.

WAYO: Using technology to collect customer feedback.

WAYO: Using technology to collect customer feedback

Kenyan startup applies geo-location mapping technology to help clients source customer feedback in realtime.

New online platform for Ghanaian job seekers.

New online platform for Ghanaian job seekers

A partnership between Microsoft 4Afrika and IICD to bridge unemployment gap.

computerSchool

New partnership combines ICSA's global governance and compliance software with market support

Laptops and desktop computers are commonplace in nearly all offices and, more recently, there has been a huge increase in the use of tablets. 

The battle for TV viewers in Kenya.

The battle for TV viewers in Kenya

Digital migration means competitors will slug it out to win consumers, market share claims analyst.

ASUS wants bigger market share in Kenya.

ASUS wants bigger market share in Kenya

Despite declining PC sales in East Africa the computer maker has launched new products in Kenya.

Hotel bookings via messaging apps.

Hotel bookings via messaging apps

Jovago allows use WhatsApp, Viber, Skype and LiveChat to book hotels.