SA ranks third in Africa for broadband speed

SA's race for
broadband

Researchers outline
country's ranking.

Monday, Aug 19th

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Live parliament debates go mobile in Ghana

Ghanaians will soon have access to sound sessions on their cellphones.

Kenya's mobile crop insurance cover

 

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Mobile money helps feed Niger's poor

For the first time in Niger, the World Food Programme is using mobile money to help the poorest purchase food at local markets.

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Samsung store to feature East African apps

Smartphone maker wants developers in that region to have a more global reach.

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Fax-to-mobile service launched in Mozambique

Faxes can be sent as text messages, thanks to an offering from Mozambique Telecommunications Company.

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Zimbabwean govt could 'unban' BlackBerry Messenger

No telecommunications operator is allowed to offer the service in Zimbabwe.

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ZTE enters Tunisia

Chinese mobile makers have not had it easy in North Africa.

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Liberia's Cellcom launches 4G network

West African nation joins Angola, Namibia and Tanzania as having the next-generation LTE network

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iPads take flight on Air Nigeria

Passengers will be offered a tablet as an entertainment medium.

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Samsung Galaxy SIII comes to Botswana

A small population size is not a concern for the South Korean company, says a representative.

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Kenyan students use mobile service for exam prep

Mprep allows students to receive feedback and additional information on topics they are weak in.