Category Archive: Telecommunications

Resources For African Entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneur Club, a resource site for startups and SMMEs in Africa and the Middle East, has been launched by telecommunications giant Orange. The site is a repository of useful videos, advice and other… Continue reading

Don’t Overlook Africa’s Tech Sector

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“Africa’s Boom Is Over,” lamented Rick Rowden in the headline for his Foreign Policy article on the last day of the year, last year. “Africa was never going to get far without manufacturing — and it… Continue reading

The Shape of Internet to Come

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You’ve probably seen the news reports of Google launching long-lasting stratospheric balloons to create internet accessibility for Africa and the world. Recently Google announced that it would be putting its money behind Elon… Continue reading

VoD in SA – it’s happening

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Video on Demand (VoD) in South Africa now has three players, if you count the ‘CatchUp Plus’ offering from MultiChoice. Times Media Group has launched Vidi, a streaming service that requires a broadband… Continue reading

Ornico Publishes second Africa Annual

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Growth is the dominant theme in this 2014 edition of the yearly magazine brought out by the brand, media and reputation research company.   “Growth – that’s what it is all about. Whatever… Continue reading

MTN Nigeria’s Larry Annett to take up CMO position at MTN SA

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News from MTN is that Larry Annetts, who headed up marketing for the mobile operator in Nigeria, is heading to South Africa where he’s be the incoming Chief Marketing Officer of MTN SA. MTN… Continue reading