Category: Internet

Orange announces the commissioning and commercial launch of Djoliba

. Last week at the AfricaTech Festival, Orange and its subsidiaries announced the commissioning and commercial launch of Djoliba, the first pan-African backbone. The new backbone covers 8 countries: Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria and Senegal. Natively interconnected with the domestic networks within the countries, this broad coverage will generalise access […]
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Young Africans Do Not Trust Facebook As A News Source, Study Says

. More than half (53%) of young Africans surveyed state that they don’t trust Facebook, says The African Youth Survey commissioned by the South African-based Ichikowitz Family Foundation. This is a troubling indicator for the social media giant, as it pertains to the world’s fastest-growing online marketplace, speaking directly to the negative effects of “fake […]
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Only half of some African consumers get replies via Social media

The latest report by data firm BrandsEye confirms that only half of Africa’s Telco, insurance and banking customers receive responses form their service providers on social media. BrandsEye used their proprietary blend of AI and human crowds to analyse 688 154 social media posts in the three industries to better understand consumer expectations online and […]
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TelOne’s new fibre optic link to connect Zimbabwe and Zambia

Zimbabwe’s State owned telecom operator TelOne has completed the construction of Makuti to Chirundu fibre optic link as part of its network modernisation drive and effort to connect the nation to Zambia. The 65 kilometre long fibre optic link, that cost $1.5 million, stretches from Makuti, a village in Mashonaland West Province to Chirundu, a […]
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