SA ranks third in Africa for broadband speed

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Huawei targets 30% market share in Kenya

Huawei targets 30% market share in Kenya

Company intends deploying a multi-stakeholder and multi-sector strategy.

Foreign mobile content providers underestimate Africa

Foreign mobile content providers underestimate Africa

Many international content providers don't realise local industry representative bodies like WASPA even exist, according to marketing specialist firm.

Samsung's Bixby voice now available in SA, Kenya and 198 other countries

Samsung's Bixby voice now available in SA, Kenya and 198 other countries

The AI-powered digital assistant is meant to take on Google Assistant, Cortana and Siri by being complete, context aware and having cognitive tolerance.

Kwesé TV, Orange Botswana pen content agreement

Kwesé TV, Orange Botswana pen content agreement

Newly introduced mobile streaming service includes access to exclusive content.

Nigeria pushes global mobile broadband subscriptions to 4.3bn

Nigeria pushes global mobile broadband subscriptions to 4.3bn

The greater penetration of low-cost smartphones and data-efficient mobile browsers cited as reasons for the spike in mobile internet use.

Unregistered SIM card deactivation underway in Uganda

Unregistered SIM card deactivation underway in Uganda

Mobile network operators have started to deactivate unregistered SIM cards as government's deadline passes.

Emerging markets spur smartphone sales growth, Africa lags

Emerging markets spur smartphone sales growth, Africa lags

Africa's smartphone revolution is showing signs of a slowdown, according to recent market research.

2017 Indo-Africa ICT Expo identifies opportunity in Africa's mobile market

2017 Indo-Africa ICT Expo identifies opportunity in Africa's mobile market

3rd edition of annual showcase aims to strengthen ties between Indian ICT companies and those from across Africa.

Millicom has new buyer for Tigo Senegal

Millicom has new buyer for Tigo Senegal

New deal signed with consortium consisting of NJJ, Sofima and Teyliom Group.

Cameroon to roll out mobile number portability in September

Cameroon to roll out mobile number portability in September

Centralised number portability database completed and operators integrated, according to country's industry regulator.

Google to launch affordable smartphone for Nigeria market

Google to launch affordable smartphone for Nigeria market

Google hopes the smartphone will count towards its efforts to empower Africans through the internet.