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November 28 2014

From IT News Africa news alert Fri Nov 28 2014, 03:00:31

A survey of the telecommunication sector has revealed that a higher proportion of Nigerians use two phone lines, with 76 percent having MTN as their main line. The result of the survey by NOI Polls in Abuja shows that subscribers use two phone lines either registered under one network provider or under two different ones,

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From IT News Africa news alert Fri Nov 28 2014, 02:10:32

The PlayStation Plus Free Game Lineup for December 2014 has been revealed. Back in October 2014, we pieced together what we thought would be the ideal top 10 Games that need to hit PlayStation Plus... it seems as though the team at Sony PlayStation has answered our call, for at least one title anyway. According

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From IT News Africa news alert Fri Nov 28 2014, 02:00:24

Cloud-based and hosted services are showing excellent growth in South Africa with small businesses and startups leading the move. IDC has predicted that the value of cloud services in South Africa will reach $230m by the end of 2014, and judging by our experience we're well on track to achieve that. Among small to medium

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From IT News Africa news alert Fri Nov 28 2014, 01:00:11

Airtel has launched, according to the company, Africa's first 4G service in the Seychelles. According to the mobile operator, it has launched the service on a network based on FD-LTE, making the Seychelles amongst the first countries in sub Saharan Africa to commercially deploy the technology. This is Airtel's first commercial LTE network in Africa.

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November 27 2014

From IT News Africa news alert Thu Nov 27 2014, 02:00:17

Senegalese operator Sonatel has launched the Orange Foundation's digital education project for Africa in the presence of the country's minister of education, Serigne Mbaye Thiam. According to the operator, the project is expected to cover Senegal, Cameroun, Niger and Madagascar in its pilot phase. The company revealed that schools chosen for the programme will be

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From IT News Africa news alert Thu Nov 27 2014, 01:08:51

To qualify for the fund, start-ups must have a working product or service with an active user base that demonstrate their ability to create transformative solutions (Image source: Google/positivepressagency.com)[/caption] Kenyan operator, Safaricom, has revealed a USD 1 million venture fund. The fund is aimed at accelerating the development of mobile applications. According to Safaricom, the

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From IT News Africa news alert Thu Nov 27 2014, 01:00:52

Internet Solutions (IS) and Etisalat have signed a bilateral partnership agreement which will extend the reach of both companies' Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network coverage across the Middle East Region and Africa. According to both companies, this partnership will enable both IS and Etisalat to increase the scope of their ICT offerings as well

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November 26 2014

From IT News Africa news alert Wed Nov 26 2014, 07:43:20

Avelgood Apps is a mobile apps development firm based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. According to the company, its apps have now been downloaded a cumulative 10 million times. Avelgood published its first app, a flashlight app, on Nokia Ovi Store in August 2012 and within 3 months, according to the company, the app had already been

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From IT News Africa news alert Wed Nov 26 2014, 05:25:36

MTN Group has partnered with the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences (GIBS) to roll out the Spirit of Youth initiative, the institution's leadership development programme. This is a three year partnership that will commence in 2015. The objective of the Spirit of Youth programme is to cultivate a generation of well-rounded leaders who will think

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From IT News Africa news alert Wed Nov 26 2014, 02:47:43

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has not only discovered a route used by individuals who smuggle mobile devices into Uganda, but it has also impounded a number of mobile devices to the value of UGX 34 Million. According to The Monitor, the smugglers were using the route near the Uganda and Rwanda border in order

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