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Internet, Mobile October 21st, 2016 by

Netflix partners with Spectranet on local server deployment in Africa

Netflix, the World’s leading Internet TV service and Spectranet, Nigeria’s leading 4G broadband service provider, said they have successfully deployed one of the first dedicated Netflix servers in Africa. At CES 2016, Reed Hastings, Netflix co-founder and chief executive announced “… the birth of a new global internet TV network”.With the launch, consumers around the […]

South African Government ICT white paper under fire

South Africa’s Government’s radical plan to shake up the way radio frequency spectrum is allocated has been met with universal derision by ICT analysts and experts. Telecommunications & postal service ministe

Huawei opens $6m Innovation Center in Lagos

Chinese OEM company, Huawei, has opened its first Innovation and Experience center in West Africa in Lagos, Nigeria. It said it has invested US$6 million in the center which will provide access to global best practice. A

Liquid Telecom Kenya warns of looming IPv4 Shortage in Africa

Internet service provider Liquid Telecom Kenya has warned that Africa is set to run out of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses as early as next year, potentially slowing down digital growth in the continent. The IP addresse

More Africans adopt banking services through mobile phones

The IMF told the AFP at a recent conference on promoting access to financial services in Dakar, Senegal, that Africans are “leading in the world” in their uptake of mobile banking services. And according to Pakistan