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Wednesday, Oct 23rd

Ship slices three undersea cables

The Eassy network and two other cables could be fixed by 20 March, after a ship dragged its anchor for about 150km in the Red Sea.

Kenya`s Safaricom readies apps store

The East African country`s biggest mobile operator plans to sell mobile applications for Android handsets by mid-year.

Uganda`s govt could fine telcos

Mobile operators could face penalties by year-end for dropped calls and insufficient network coverage.

twitter banned

Zim opposition urges social network use

Twitter and Facebook could foster freedom of expression in the wake of Zanu PF`s clampdown on civil liberties, says an MDC official.

Nigeria has most Internet users in Africa

Latest research shows SA is falling behind other African countries in terms of Internet users.

ibm

An operator faces allegations that it banned access to Internet voice services such as Skype.

Qualcomm opens E Africa head office

The smartphone chipmaker decides to base its regional hub in Nairobi, as it seeks to establish a stronger presence in Africa.

UniForum to administer new dotAfrica domains

The new top-level domains are expected to be approved next year.

Handset startup hits SA

Mi-Fone wants to prove that cheap doesn`t mean nasty when it comes to mobile handsets.

BT Group to expand Africa ops

UK operator says it is going to hire 100 more staff for its sub-Saharan African office in Johannesburg.

MXit tops Forbes Africa start-up list

The mobile chat service is the number one-ranked company in the business magazine`s list of Africa`s top 20 tech start-ups