TECHNOLOGY

Data for a 21st century Africa

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, January 28, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Data consumption continues to grow at an incredible pace globally. Over 90% of all the data in the world was created in the past two years, and the total amount of data being captured and stored by industry doubles almost year on year. It is expected […]

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IAB Digital Summit in association with BBC.com and Bookmark awards – tickets on sale now!

IAB South Africa is pleased to announce that BBC.com has come on board as the official sponsor of what is set to be the South African digital industry’s most prestigious event, the IAB Digital Summit

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Gemalto prepaid EMV banking cards extend reach of Vodacom m-pesa mobile wallet in South Africa

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces the deployment of prepaid EMV banking cards to complement Vodacom’s m-pesa mobile wallet service in South Africa.

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MainOne unveils MDX-i, West Africa’s Premier Tier III Data Center

LAGOS, Nigeria, January 15, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — MainOne (http://www.mainone.net), Nigeria’s leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, today announced the opening of its premier Tier III Lekki Data Center to address the growing demand for Colocation, Cloud and Disaster Recovery Services in West Africa. In addition, […]

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Local Internet Hosting Opportunities Key to Furthering Internet Development in Emerging Economies

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Local Internet hosting is key to the development of the Internet ecosystem in emerging countries, according to a report released today by the Internet Society (http://www.internetsociety.org).       The development of locally relevant Internet content that is attractive to users has been shown to have a […]

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New retail mobile banking services in Africa with Orange Money

Orange and BNP Paribas open new retail mobile banking services in Africa with Orange Money PARIS, France, June 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Orange (http://www.orange.com) and the BNP Paribas group offer retail banking customers in Africa direct access between their BNP Paribas account and their Orange Money account through their mobile phones. This new […]

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