Category: Internet

MTN guarantees easy data access with EverydayGigs, first-to-market data solution | MTN Business

MTN press office MTN customers are now able to purchase 1GB of data for one day for R29; or pay R149 upfront for a daily allocation of 1GB of data every day for seven days. This amounts to R21 for 1GB a day – with MTN’s all-new EverydayGigs offer. Developed specifically to cater for customer’s […]

Dynamic Partnership to assist virtual learning as 300 million African students left battling

By Cathy Shepherd Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, and Mindset Network, a developer and distributor of educational materials in Africa, have formally extended their partnership to ensure students, out-of-school youth, teachers, healthcare professionals and patients across Africa have access to high-quality and free educational television and online content.  This partnership […]

Wireless Broadband Alliance says new 6GHz Wi-Fi band will bring radical change to global capacity

Staff writer The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the body leading development of next generation Wi-Fi services, today supports  the decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to open up the 6GHz frequency band for use by Wi-Fi 6 technology. It declared the release of the spectrum would bring radical change for the Wi-Fi industry in terms […]

The COVID-19 Quarantine Has Us Using Our Phones More Than Ever

The COVID-19 Quarantine Has Us Using Our Phones More Than Ever

As the Coronavirus pandemic spread through the world, nation after nation went into lockdown mode trying to flatten the curve of the virus’ infections. In India, that happened starting from 25 March, when the Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown in order to slow the rate of spread of the disease. That […]

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 […]

E-commerce sector in Kenya takes a hit from Coronavirus menace

Early last month, Kenya’s National carrier, Kenya Airways, suspended flights to China which accounts for the country’s 21 percent imports. A spot check on various e-commerce platforms in Kenya reveals that most players have delisted some products originating from China, Korea, Italy, and other worst-hit nations, with some customers reporting delays in delivery for products […]

Uhive: A Secure Social Media Platform that Shares It Earnings

Uhive: A Secure Social Media Platform that Shares It Earnings

People are spending more and more time on social media platforms. And why won’t they — all their friends, colleagues, acquaintances, and relatives are on one platform or the other, or all of them. Not only does it make it easier to remain connected but it’s also free. That said, while we are not paying […]

What is NavIC and How It Is Better than GPS

What is NavIC and How It Is Better than GPS

While India is certainly late to the development of an indigenous satellite navigation system, it’s still a huge advancement as only a handful of countries have made to the elite club so far. In case you are unaware, India has announced its autonomous satellite navigation system for public use after 7 years of rigorous development, […]

Safaricom partners with Amazon Web to accelerate cloud adoption in Kenya

Safaricom has announced a strategic agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), which will see the Telco become a reseller of AWS services. The agreement is designed to accelerate Safaricom’s internal IT transformation, lower costs and provide it with a blueprint and skilled resources to assist customers with their journey to the cloud. Safaricom Plc CEO […]

Liquid Telecom launches ‘Liquid Home’ super-fast fibre broadband in Kigali

Liquid Telecom Rwanda, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, today launched Liquid Home, affordable super-fast broadband. This announcement coincides with the company’s re-brand of its retail arm from Hai to Liquid Home. “With Liquid Home, users get unlimited high-speed internet, significant price reductions and free installation across all of our packages. This includes feature-rich […]