Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Game of Phones Survey: billion glances at smartphones in Africa daily

More than 33% of Africans check their phones every 5 minutes and more than half of smartphone users regularly use their devices on public transport, at work and while shopping. This is opening the door for savvy businesses to provide a “platform for life” that evolves its value through sophisticated data analytics. The latest edition […]

Africa’s five fastest-growing technology companies

The Deloitte Technology Fast50 Africa initiative is an award that recognises the continent’s fastest-growing technology companies in terms of revenue. David Mwanambuyu looks at 2014’s top five winners. Read more

Africa’s consumers drive mobile development

“It’s driven by consumers and their uptake of the device and the attractive service environment around that. It will happen if the consumers find the benefit of the network and its services,” Fredrik Jejdling, head of Ericsson RSSA, told CNBC Africa on Monday. “The first interaction with the internet is likely to be on a […]

mBillionth Award: Rewarding innovations in mobile technology

Winners of mBillionth Award South Asia 2013, which seeks to promote innovations in mobile technologies for better governance, rural development and inclusive growth, were announced on Thursday. The award honours innovations in mobile applications and service delivery. As many as 33 winners were announced in various categories which include business and commerce and banking, education […]