Category archives for: Technology

Lagos Innovates to Support Local Tech Startups  

  Lagos, Nigeria, December 14, 2017//-The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has announced Lagos Innovates, a series of programmes aimed at assisting technology- and innovation-driven startups in Lagos State.

Ethiopia Using Israeli Spy Tech to Target its Dissidents Abroad

December 14, 2017//-Ethiopia’s government has been doubling down on its efforts to surveil its critics, bringing the long arm of the state into the foreground and its resolve to sabotage opposition figures and media outlets.

Global Server Revenue Records 16% Growth

Gartner, Inc, a leading American research and advisory firm providing information technology   related insight for IT and other business leaders located across the world, announced that worldwide server revenue increased 16 per cent year-over-year in the third quarter of 2017, with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) leading the market.

Microsoft Pledges $50M For AI To Mitigate Climate Change

December 14, 2017//-Microsoft Corporation, a leading American multinational technology company  has pledged $50 million over the next five years to put artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the hands of those who are working to mitigate climate change.

MTN Ghana Awards Mobile Money Agents; Ash, BA, & 3 Northern Regions Next

Accra, December 13, 2017//-MTN Ghana has presented awards to its exceptional mobile financial services’ agents at the maiden edition of Mobile Money Agents Awards Night.

AirtelTigo Launches Xmas Package for Customers 

Accra, December 11, 2017// -Newly merged telecom brand,AirtelTigo has launched a series of delights for its combined customers for the festive season.

MultiChoice Ghana Organises EPG Workshop For Broadcast Partners

Accra, December 11, 2017//-The eventual completion of digital migration in Ghana will come with the capability of local free to air (FTA) stations to post a detailed electronic programme guide (EPG) on their broadcast.

Emerging Technologies: New Revenue Opportunities for African Telcos

Lagos, Nigeria, December 11, 2017, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Although Africa’s largest telco operators are generally showing growth in their customer bases, it is public knowledge that revenue growth has somewhat stalled to as little as 1% year on year.

MainOne, Tizeti Partner with Facebook to Improve Internet Connectivity

Lagos, Nigeria, December 11, 2017/ — MainOne and Tizeti Network Limited announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook to enable the expansion of internet services in Lagos.

Telecoms Report: Safaricom Vulnerable in Strength

December 9, 2017//-Changes in Safaricom’s ownership seem to have freed the company up for more rapid expansion into other markets.

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