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Telkom Kenya to power University of Nairobi’s e-learning programme

Staff writer Telkom Kenya has launched a customised and reliable mobile data solution for the students, members of faculty and staff of the University of Nairobi (UoN), to enable continuity of learning, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Soma na Telkom Bundles, are monthly post-paid data bundles that have been tailored to meet the […]

Building the secure foundation for today’s new norm

Thought Leadership: Kristine Dahl, vice president for End User Computing, EMEA, VMware As the first days turn into weeks, and in certain countries months, the initial chaos provoked by the coronavirus pandemic is now, for many organisations, becoming a new normal. Disruption still reigns, yet employers of all sizes are striving for continuity while keeping employees […]

COVID-19 may be a tipping point for knowledge work

By Ryan Falkenberg is co-founder and CEO of CLEVVA We are all living the unimaginable. So many face tragedy and hardship. It’s a time for compassion and care for those hardest hit by this global pandemic.  COVID-19 is set to be a tipping point in many ways. One of those is a re-evaluation of how we […]

DesignCap Review

DesignCap is a web-based free online graphics app engineered to simplify the cumbersome process of graphic design and reduce cost dramatically, it comes to us from the Pearl Mountain team who have worked on projects like fotojet. Here the thing, one of the reasons why online design sites have become less and less popular is […]

Voice calls in Kenya drops even as mobile penetration grows to 115% – CA

By Victor Amadala, Kenya Mobile penetration in Kenya has hit 114.8 per cent, this is according to the latest quarterly statistical report by the Communication Authority (CA). The Q2 Statistical report released today also revealed that the number of active registered mobile money subscriptions has grown to 28.9 million and the number of active mobile money […]

SIMFY Africa’s Ayoba, MusicTime take on Covid-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic bites hard all over the world, SIMFY Africa has announced that it was entering the fray via its mobile applications Ayoba and MusicTime, in an effort to inform and provide comfort to its users about the killer disease. “We felt it was very important to inform our users about the pandemic […]

Loon Internet balloons receive approval to fly in Kenya

Loon, the Alphabet company working to bring balloon-powered Internet to Kenya with its local partner, Telkom Kenya, announce the reception of all regulatory and Cabinet approvals to begin flying balloons in Kenya. The balloons will be dispatched from Loon’s sites in the United States, and it is hoped that they will arrive in the country […]

MTN ramps up efforts to support customers and communities as COVID-19 spreads across markets

As business and society, we are seeing a concerning increase in the transmissions of COVID-19 cases across multiple countries. The virus has had a far-reaching impact on our societies and is testing the resilience and tenacity of businesses and individuals alike. Globally, governments and companies are ramping up efforts to help mitigate the spread of […]

MTN Cameroon suspends payment of money transfer fees by Mobile Money to fight against the spread of

Within the framework of its response plan to the health crisis caused by the Coronavirus / COVID-19, MTN Cameroon announces the suspension, effective Friday, 20 March 2020, of the payment of fees on money transfers between MTN Mobile Money accounts. This measure suspending the payment of fees concerns money transfers for amounts up to 20,000 […]

WBA Assumes Control of OpenRoaming

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announced its intention to take over ownership and management of OpenRoaming as a global wireless industry standard. The move, in line with the WBA’s history and leadership on Wi-Fi Roaming services and interoperability, is designed to facilitate the broad adoption of OpenRoaming by new and existing Wi-Fi Networks, identity […]