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Tigo Tanzania announces free WhatsApp messaging service

Tanzania's leading telecommunication company renown for driving digital lifestyle transformation, Tigo (Tigo.co.tz), has announced free WhatsApp services for its 10 million users...

5 Feb 2016 10:58

Tanzanian students bring drone technology to farmers

A team of university students building a drone from scratch say they plan to revolutionise farm surveillance technology in Tanzania. The project aims to empower farmers...

By Clare Clancy 23 Dec 2015 11:32

More African countries exposed to mobile malware

Check Point Software Technologies has revealed the most common malware families used to attack organisations' networks and mobile devices...

22 Dec 2015 13:21

Tigo digital social entrepreneurs creating better world for Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania, in partnership with a local NGO, Reach For Change, have once again announced two winners of the Tigo Digital Changemakers competition.

17 Dec 2015 13:24

'Apping' SA's awesome SMEs

You can be part of the new Awesome South Africa app, designed to promote local business...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Dec 2015 12:00

Threat Map shows African nations under cyber attack

Check Point Software Technologies released the October 2015 statistics for its ThreatCloud World Cyber Threat Map and found that Tanzania was...

27 Nov 2015 10:55

Praekelt Foundation partners with Facebook to support social change

The Praekelt Foundation has partnered with Facebook to support the impact of Internet.org and the Free Basics by Facebook platform...

18 Nov 2015 15:41

Why it's worthwile to invest in Electronic Prepaid Distribution

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are feeling distribution margin squeeze because of the economic slowdown and they are challenged to maintain profitability...

By Philip Stander 3 Nov 2015 13:14

Company connections

Six years after its launch, undersea telecommunications cable provider Seacom is diversifying into the services market and aims to...

19 Oct 2015 09:38

Halotel to provide every Tanzanian with a mobile phone

Viettel has announced the launch mobile and internet services in Tanzania, under the brand name Halotel...

15 Oct 2015 09:55

Plenty to Smile about over super-fast inroads into African markets

Smile Telecoms is making inroads in Africa with the deployment of its super-fast long-term evolution (LTE) or 4G wireless network while it awaits clarity...

15 Sep 2015 11:06

Application for #GIC2016 now open

Making All Voices Count has launched its third annual Global Innovation Competition (GIC 2016). Anyone with a great idea for a project that uses technology...

14 Sep 2015 08:19

Facebook's Internet.org free basic services are bringing African people online

Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Internet.org app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services...

28 Jul 2015 11:18

3G Direct Pay certified PCI compliant

Pan-African premier solution for online and mobile payments, 3G Direct Pay Limited, has been certified as compliant with the security standards of the Global Payment Card Industry...

13 Jul 2015 15:51

Tigo launches bid to become biggest 4G network in Tanzania

TIGO Tanzania has launched a brand new 4G LTE technology that will make it the biggest and fastest Internet network in the country...

28 Apr 2015 08:59

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

Avanti to deliver ICT infrastructure and e-learning programme in Tanzania

Avanti Communications has been appointed by the UK Space Agency to deliver a major ICT infrastructure and e-learning programme to teachers in Tanzania...

31 Mar 2015 13:48

[AfricaCom 2014] FB's mission: to get Africa online

Consider how your life would change tomorrow if the internet was to be 'switched off'. Sure you could bear it for a week or so, but once the horrifying reality of, for instance, having to go into a bank kicks in...

By Sindy Peters 13 Nov 2014 12:38

Garmin calls for buyers in East Africa

The Africa team for Garmin sub-Saharan Africa will be hosting meetings in Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania from the 8-15 July 2014 to meet with buyers, potential resellers and business partners.

26 Jun 2014 10:36

Social media is a key for terror groups

WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.

15 May 2014 07:29

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