Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Friday, Oct 19th

Africa's cloud providers bemoan internet shutdowns

Africa's cloud providers bemoan internet shutdowns

ICT professionals see hope in policies that entrench access to the internet as a fundamental human right.

Kenyan blogs attract readership

Kenyan blogs attract readership

The need for local content will fuel the increase in readership in the coming year, according to industry research.

Huawei extends Digital inCloud solution in Africa.

Huawei extends Digital inCloud solution in Africa

Digital service aggregation and distribution platform, whose applications are already available in Kenya and Nigeria, is set for launch in South Africa by year-end.

Cloud adoption in Africa on par with global standards.

Cloud adoption in Africa on par with global standards

Although it differs from region to region, on the whole adoption levels have escalated says Oracle.

SAP announces €2bn IoT investment.

SAP announces €2bn IoT investment

Company is confident Africa will benefit from the plan, backed by new solutions and acquisitions.

Massive growth for MEA data centre traffic.

Massive growth for MEA data centre traffic

The rapid migration to cloud architectures in MEA will result in traffic reaching 328 exabytes per year in 2019, says Cisco.

Telkom BCX adds SAP HEC to cloud solutions portfolio.

Telkom BCX adds SAP HEC to cloud solutions portfolio

Cloud is the only route to go if organisations are to survive this digital era, says senior Telkom BCX exec.

MTN Business Botswana plans relaunch of Microsoft Express Route

MTN Business Botswana plans relaunch of Microsoft Express Route

Company exec acknowledges slow uptake, says some markets considering cloud adoption need more time 'to understand benefits'.

Get set for cloudification.

Get set for cloudification

Huawei outlines its strategy at conference hosted recently in Shanghai.

Wipro considers Appirio acquisition 'a game-changer' for Africa.

Wipro considers Appirio acquisition 'a game-changer' for Africa

Parties to the deal believe development will have a profound impact on cloud services, digital economy in Africa.

Kenyans, Nigerians face-off on Twitter.

Kenyans, Nigerians face-off on Twitter

Users from both countries engage social media platform following visits by Mark Zuckerberg.