Law enforcement agencies in the US and Europe have shut down 132 domain names in order to stop the selling of counterfeit merchandise online. According to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, the now-annual Cyber Monday crackdown included domain names in the .eu, .be, .dk, .fr, .ro and .uk ccTLDs. more
The Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) today announced a cut in mobile termination rates (MTR) following months of uncertainty about the move, flying in the face of protests from market leaders Safaricom and Orange. more
IT professionals will find it easier to meet increasing demands for secure communications with clients from today with the launch of a foolproof, simple and cost effective email encryption solution. Simple solution ensures confidential information remains private. More
The TLD Application System (TAS) is reopening today, 26 November 2012 to coincide with the release of clarifying questions for geographic name applications. Applicants can access TAS to access their application data to answer Clarifying Questions (CQs).
Africa had more than 730m mobile subscriptions, corresponding to a SIM-card penetration rate of more than 65%, and total revenues of $40bn, said AT Kearney, adding that adoption of mobile services had been fuelled by increased network coverage and lower prices for services and handsets. But since last year, growth in mobile penetration seemed to have "abruptly decelerated", with subscriber growth rates now in single digits in most countries, said Laurent Viviez, partner and head of the African telecoms practice at AT Kearney. More