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Mobile tools to unlock the productivity of African utilities’ work forces

Mobile tools to unlock the productivity of African utilities’ work forces

Mobile
Africa’s abundant natural resources and urgent need for power mean that it is one of the most exciting and innovative energy markets in a world that is moving rapidly towards clean, renewable energy sources. The continent’s energy industry is taking new approaches to providing unserved and underserved communities with access to power, with an emphasis on smart technologies and greener energy sources. Power systems are evolving from centralised, top-down systems as interest in off-grid technology grows among African businesses and consumers. And according to PwC, we will see installed power capacity rise from 2012’s 90GW to 380GW in 2040 in sub-Saharan Africa. Power utilities are needing to rethink their business models and how they manage and monetise their assets to keep pace with
Tecno launches Spark Series smartphones in Nigeria

Tecno launches Spark Series smartphones in Nigeria

Mobile
Tecno Mobile, has unveiled its latest device, the Spark Series smartphones. Targeted at millennial youths and varsities students in Nigeria, who mostly have to live on a budget, the Techno Spark is a new line of photo-focused. Speaking at the launch of the smartphones in Lagos, the Deputy Marketing Manager, Tecno Nigeria, Attai Oguche, said: “We at Tecno are proud to say that this is another great camera device; the next generation android smartphones designed mainly for an impressive camera and style. Anyone who experienced the TecnoCamon CX, and who by now understand the amazing camera features Tecno devices flaunt will easily relate with what I am talking about.” According to him, the TecnoSpark stays true to the revolutionary pixel sensor and denoising camera technologies of la
How Has Technology Brought Efficiency in Business?

How Has Technology Brought Efficiency in Business?

Technology
Think back to how business was done a few decades ago. There was no email, Internet, mobile marketing, telecommuting or smartphones. Now communications are instantaneous, huge amounts of information move through email and the Internet and powerful tools are in the hands of owners and employees. Innovations in technology have improved operations at companies of all sizes and helped turn small local businesses into global businesses. Small businesses need to wring every ounce of productivity out of their operations and technology tools help employees get tasks done more quickly. This may range from printing out marketing materials to providing customer service through email or online chat. The key is to keep employees focused when using technology and to use it appropriately with th...
Infinix Hot 5 launched in Kenya

Infinix Hot 5 launched in Kenya

Mobile
In a committed effort to extend its products and services to its customers across the nation, Infinix Mobility, a Hong Kong-based company, has unveiled the soon-to-be launched Infinix Hot 5, the successor to the Infinix Hot 4 smartphone which had a successful market spell. As Infinix continues to give consumers the best experience with its smartphones, the brand has been innovative about bringing about a better shopping experience for its fans and customers in the region. The Infinix Hot 5 is a fifth generation offering in the Hot series of affordable smartphones. The device packs a powerful battery, fingerprint scanner and Android 7.0 (Nougat). Infinix Hot 5 succeeds the Infinix Hot 4. Showing off a cool looking body, the Infinix Hot 5 cannot be said to disappoint in terms...
Youtap launches QR code solutions & apps for markets in Africa and Asia

Youtap launches QR code solutions & apps for markets in Africa and Asia

Mobile
Smartphone penetration across the emerging markets is increasing significantly. Recently MTN Group published statistics on the growth of smartphones across its operating companies, including South Africa (15%), Nigeria (36%), Ghana (64%) and Côte d’Ivoire (100%). On this note, Youtap, the global provider of contactless mobile payments and financial services software has launched a QR code solution as well as smartphone apps for mobile money in Africa and Asia. According to a statement by Youtap, the solution complies with the industry standard that was developed by Bharat, Mastercard and Visa. "Youtap's apps can be white-labelled and branded with the logo colours of the mobile money service," the statement stated. The new solution gives any merchant or small business owner with a