Posts Tagged ‘mobile’

Mobile Internet Access Reduces Inequality Says Study

 Access to mobile internet presents revolutionary opportunities for addressing issues of inequality. This is according to a study by Vodafone published via TelecomPaper. The mobile operator has commissioned independent experts to explore the ways in which smartphones could reduce inequalities for women, micro entrepreneurs and small farmers. The report highlights the benefits of smartphones for disadvantaged groups […]

CISCO, Africa a renowned mobile centric hub

Africa’s internet traffic will grow six-fold by 2020, when the Middle East and Africa internet traffic will be equivalent to 527 times the volume of the region’s in 2005. Africa will also be the fastest growing region, according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index, which covers the years 2015-2020. Calling Africa “a renowned mobile centric […]

Why 2016 Is the Year Small Businesses Must Develop Mobile Apps

Apps are no longer considered merely a “branding exercise” for small businesses. Business owners are becoming wise to the marketing power a well-designed, intuitive app can bring. From simplifying online purchases to providing easy-to-access information, the benefits are undeniable which is why small businesses must develop mobile apps to stay competitive. Why Small Businesses Must Develop […]

Kenyan Mobile Phone Users Hits 38 Million

Kenya now has 37.8 million active mobile phone numbers with the Internet cum data market registering 21.6 million users. The just-released Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) quarterly report said pre-paid tariffs continued to register the highest rate of growth that now stands at 97.3 per cent compared to post-paid that saw a rise to 990,000. […]