Category archives for: Internet

“Altruism and Self-interest” Drive Nigeria Investment – Facebook’s Nick Clegg

September 26, 2020//-US social media giant Facebook has said that “altruism and self-interest” are driving its investment in Nigeria’s tech sector and ICT infrastructure.

Internet Society: U.S Ban of TikTok and WeChat is a Direct Attack on the Internet

September 25, 2020//-The U.S. Administration’s move to ban TikTok and WeChat for U.S. app stores is a direct attack on the Internet. It is an extreme measure that fundamentally undermines the foundation of the Internet.

COO of a VPN Company Elaborates on TikTok’s Potential Ban Controversy

September 21, 2020//-In an exclusive interview with Finbold.com, Rachel Welch, Chief Operating Officer of Atlas VPN, has elaborated on facts that contributed to TikTok’s potential ban in the U.S.

Internet Society Unveils First Ever Toolkit to Gauge Impact of Regulation on Internet

September 9, 2020//-The Internet Society, a global nonprofit organization that promotes the development and use of an open, globally connected and secure Internet has launched the first-ever regulatory assessment toolkit that defines the critical properties needed to protect and enhance the future of the Internet.

ITU, EIF Join Forces to Reduce Digital Gender Divide in LDCs

September 7, 2020//-The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) have launched a cooperative project to enhance the digital ecosystem and build digital skills for women in Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

Nigeria: Internet Solutions to Rebrand to Dimension Data

Lagos, Nigeria, September 7, 2020//-Integrated ICT services provider, Internet Solutions Limited is set to rebrand and operate as Dimension Data by the end of this year in all its operating companies.

Six Digital Trends Gaining Momentum

August 31, 2020//-COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of digital technology. Experts say they are seeing the most notable changes.

ITU Takes Digital World Awards Online to Support Innovative Tech SMEs

Geneva, Switzerland, August 18, 2020//-The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has opened applications for the ITU Digital World SME Virtual Awards 2020, which will take place online for the first time.

SAP Africa Code Week Returns, it is Fully Online

Johannesburg, South Africa, August 11 2020//- In recognition of the United Nations’ International Youth Day this week, a new-look SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) initiative officially kicks off across the continent with a number of exciting changes and developments all aimed at empowering Africa’s youth with digital skills learning.

Kenya’s Internet Balloons Could Help to Bridge the Digital Divide

A balloon of Google’s “Project Loon” to supply remote areas with Internet connections. Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images Nixon Muganda, University of the Witwatersrand July 17, 2020//-Kenya has, in partnership with Google’s sister firm, Loon, launched a fleet of 35 internet balloons that will provide internet services to remote areas of the country.

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