Technology

Airtel Zambia  redefines video  streaming experience

Airtel Zambia redefines video streaming experience

Mobile, Technology
Airtel Networks Zambia Plc has redefined video streaming experience for its subscribers by launching Airtel TV. Speaking at the launch today, Airtel’s Marketing Director Hussam Baday said Airtel was committed to continue bringing innovative products and services and the new Airtel TV App enabled customers to enjoy news on the go as well as other programming such as movies, music, reality shows, children’s’ shows as well as documentaries which include BBC, Hollywood, Bollywood, and Nollywood channels. “We are pleased to bring to you a one stop platform which will bring to you over 30 live channels and over 800 videos on demand with the number expected to increase in the course of the year as we add more edutainment channels to cater for all our customers’ preferences,” Baday announced
BSE embraces digital technology growth path

BSE embraces digital technology growth path

Mobile, Technology
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) hosted the January 2020 edition of the Opening Bell Ceremony on 15th January, 2020 at Liquidity Park with news that the bourse is making concerted efforts to embrace digital technology as a growth path. Monitoring the stock market means different things to different people. Some investors want an easy way to know when stocks hit certain prices so they can enter that particular market and buy shares. Others want to monitor activity constantly throughout every day, in real time, with updates to every price fluctuation. Speaking during the bell ringing ceremony, the BSE Chairman Retired Lt, General Tebogo Masire said they were, as an organisation, cognizant of the need to move with the times. “On the technology side, the BSE and the Central Securities Deposi
Ericsson and Microsoft connected vehicle expertise

Ericsson and Microsoft connected vehicle expertise

Business, Technology
Ericsson and Microsoft are bringing their connected vehicle expertise together. Ericsson is building its Connected Vehicle Cloud on top of the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform that is running on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. The integrated solution allows automakers to deploy and scale global vehicle services such as fleet management, over-the-air software updates and connected safety services much easier and faster while reducing costs. It provides flexibility through modular design and multiple deployment options. Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud connects more than 4 million vehicles across 180 countries worldwide – approximately 10 percent of the connected vehicle market. The platform is tailored to fit vehicle manufacturers’ growing demand for scalability and flexi
Gas Refill can now be done using mobile phones

Gas Refill can now be done using mobile phones

Business, Mobile, Technology
Gas refill can now be done with a press a button on your phone. Safari Clean Gas is turning into a ‘Uber’ of gas supply, removing consumers’ hassle in refilling gas cylinders. The firm delivers their products from 8am to 10pm within Nairobi. A report by the Ministry of Energy and the Clean Cooking Association of Kenya says some consumers travel as far as 5km to reach service centres. “Households using LPG must travel nearly twice as far (5.3km) on average than kerosene users (2.9km) even though twice as many households nationwide cook with LPG compared with kerosene,” says the study dated 5 November 2019. Supa Gaz’s filled 6kg gas cylinder retails at Sh 2,200 if purchased from the USSD technology that automatically connects customers to their authorised, verified d
AI should be made part of businesses in 2020

AI should be made part of businesses in 2020

Business, Technology
Artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) have changed the way data is gathered, stored, processed and used; thus, becoming an indispensable part of our life. AI, in its early stages, has revolutionized lives of businesses and people; it has started to show its effects in businesses and the way people work. Many businesses are not aware of how the technologies can be used efficiently to grow enterprise. Artificial intelligence enables multitasking as takes care of all the menial tasks through automation and leave employees to concentrate on more important areas of the business. If organisations fail to make use of the available and newly added AI tools then chances are that they can’t compete well. AI is creating a more effective world, creati