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...
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WATERLOO, US: As well as in Europe and the middle East, Research In Motion (RIM) has launched BlackBerry Protect in Open Beta in 30 African countries.
The Loerie Awards launched its 2011 campaign, Tuesday 15 March 2011, entitled "Don't hate. Create", created by Draftfcb and supported by a mobisite and specially developed augmented reality apps, linking digital technology to the printed media, along with a revamp of its award categories.
Here is a roundup of the posts published on sxswsa.co.za this weekend. We're over halfway through SxSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, but there's still plenty material in the works, so keep an eye on the blog for another few days. Also, follow @sxswsa, or the entire #sxswsa Twitter list. [view twitterfall]
WASHINGTON: On Tuesday, 8 March 2011, International Women's Day, Cherie Blair, founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, participated as special guest speaker at a ceremony at the International Finance Corporation's (IFC) headquarters, where the Village Phone program received the annual IFC CEO Gender Award for outstanding achievement in promoting women in business.
LONDON: The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) yesterday, 22 February 2011, announced the appointment of Chris Kirubi as co-chairman of the newly established MMA East Africa Council. Kirubi will join Frank Mania, CEO of PHD, a Saracen media agency, as joint chairman.
Digital Life, a global research project into people's online activities and behaviour has revealed significant findings as well as indicators for the future of the world's online behaviour. The research covered 88% of the world's online population through 50,000 interviews with consumers in 46 countries.
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
Eaton Telecom on Tuesday (27 July 2010) announced the launch of Eaton Towers Tanzania, claiming it to be the country's first independent mobile tower company.
Malawi has hosted a telecommunication services workshop at its lakeshore district in Mangochi with calls to various rival telecommunications operators to share services so that consumers can access them at affordable charges.
A critical mass of countries are signing on to a plan for India to invest $1 billion in the Pan-African e-Network satellite project, a joint initiative with the Africa Union aimed at developing the region's information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure.
A study conducted by two students from Upsalla University, Sweden, in collaboration with the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT), has concluded that the use of mobile phones has improved the livelihood of the Tanzanian fishermen who had hitherto no reliable means of communication.
Nigeria has beaten South Africa in the roll-out of the DVB-H mobile TV... Details Nigeria, MultiChoice Africa's local business partner in Nigeria, recently launched Africa's first commercial mobile broadcast TV service in the city of Abuja.
Mobile phones have revolutionised communication in Africa - even during elections.
Leading pan African mobile phone network expands its One Network to include Central Africa and more than 160 million people in six countries.
Cape Town-based telecommunications company, Yeigo, is one of the first companies worldwide to have developed mobile Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), enabling it to offer cheaper and even free mobile calls.
letsroamTM Limited has launched its new global SIM card which provides free roaming in over 50 countries and operates in over 90. The service simply requires the customer to replace the SIM in their unlocked GSM phone before travelling.
China's Zhongxing Telecom Corporation competed against five other major players to win the lucrative contract that should see a major improvement in northern African state’s communications.
According to forecasts by Informa Telecoms & Media's WCIS, the African market is on the increase, with African subscriptions expected to have surpassed 211m at the end of March. This will reflect over an 8% increase on the previous quarter.