Infrastructure en continu

Rehoboth Sign-Up to Cellphone Banking Pre-Paid Electricity

01/07/2013

AllAfrica.com

First National Bank (FNB) has partnered with the Rehoboth Town Council to sell pre-paid electricity to Rehoboth residents via FNB's cellphone banking service.

Rehoboth is the latest town to make use of this...

Catégories: Energie, TIC

Africa's Tech Engines

01/07/2013

AllAfrica.com

App and software developers are springing up in Africa’s tech-savvy markets. Better engineering training and a few breakthrough stories could promote long-term growth.

Much has been made in recent years of...

Catégories: TIC

The Sleeping Giants Of African Mobile Payments

29/10/2012

TechCrunch - Kenya’s M-PESA is the poster child for mobile money services in Africa, but it is also increasingly gaining attention further abroad. It is, however, only one of the mobile payment systems on the continent that...

Catégories: TIC

Removing barriers to Nigeria’s ICT growth

25/10/2012

The Guardian (Nigeria) - At the just concluded International Telecommunications Union Telecoms World conference in Dubai, UAE, global leaders in ICT asked governments to soften on taxation , if growth must be evenly spread. ...

Catégories: TIC

Zambia to lift ban on new mobile phone firms

17/10/2012

Reuters - Zambia plans to lift a ban on the entry of new mobile phone companies to increase competition and improve cellular service, a minister said on Tuesday.

The southern African country of over 13 million people in 2009...

Catégories: TIC

Africa’s fastest-growing ICT nations

17/10/2012

BizTech Africa - New figures released by ITU show that information and communication technology (ICT) uptake continues to grow worldwide, spurred by a steady fall in the price of telephone and broadband Internet services.

The...

Catégories: TIC

Ethiopian Builder Sees Revenue Doubling on Infrastructure Spend

12/10/2012

Bloomberg Business Week - Sur Construction Plc, a construction company with ties to Ethiopia’s ruling party, expects to almost double revenue this year as the state boosts investment in infrastructure, General Manager Tadesse...

Catégories: Energie, Transport, TIC, Infrastructures générales

How corporates benefit from Africa's new business deals

12/10/2012

Africa Report - When African telecom companies started to emerge in the late 1990s, many scoffed. How could it be, went the general chatter, that Africans have money to spend on telecoms? Several multi-millionaires later, after...

Catégories: TIC, Energie

Tanzania: Dar es Salaam to Build Undersea Cable to Uganda

08/10/2012

AllAfrica.com - Tanzania has entered into a contract with Uganda to build an alternative route for the undersea cable via Mutukula to overcome the inconveniences caused by businesses persistent internet cable breakdown.

The...

Catégories: TIC

Video: AIT Infotech Network - 1 Year of Communication Technology Ministry in Nigeria

08/10/2012

This episode brings the fall outs of ICT Outsourcing in Nigeria and the Advent of Communication Technology Ministry in Nigeria, the Journey so far and introspect into the future an exclusive interview with the Minister.AIT...

Catégories: TIC

Video: Ted Talk - 21st Century School-in-a-Box for the Developing World: Jim Teicher

08/10/2012

In this talk, Jim provides examples of how innovative technology can be used to transform education in communities that face significant barriers in access to technological resources and even electricity. Jim is cofounder and...

Catégories: Energie, TIC

Namibia: Mobile Sector Still Under-Developed

03/10/2012

(AllAfrica.com/New Era) - Namibia is not far behind in catching up with mobile communication technologies since the first ever-mobile communication device was launched in 1996.

Even though there is still room for improvement,...

Catégories: TIC

The Emerging Phenomenon Of Community Knowledge Centers In Africa (includes video)

25/09/2012

Huffington Post: In today's world access to digital information is must be a basic human right and is a necessity for economic viability. Unfortunately, Africa is disadvantaged compared to other continents because of its lack ...

Catégories: TIC

Video: Nigeria - New Face of Online & Mobile Payments

21/09/2012

ABN Digital: Companies MMIT & Bango recently went into a partnership to change the face of online and mobile payment in Nigeria and Africa by introducing M-Content, to enable online and mobile payments for goods and...

Catégories: TIC

Video: South Africa - Digital terrestrial television

21/09/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News: Creamer Media's Mariaan Webb speaks to Engineering News online writer Natasha Odendaal about South Africa's move from analogue broadcasting to digital terrestrial television.

Watch video...

Catégories: TIC

Vodacom to launch app development workshop

13/09/2012

IT News Africa: Vodacom is planning to launch South Africa’s first multiplatform mobile application development workshop aimed at strengthening the mobile app eco-system in South Africa. This workshop will be launched in ...

Catégories: TIC

Video: Reshaping South Africa's ICT Sector

13/09/2012

ABN digital: Reshaping South Africa's ICT sector is a key priority especially within the broader infrastructure roll out planned by the government, which is the bedrock of its economic strategy to fast track growth. The sector...

Catégories: TIC

Infrastructure: Regulators need more teeth, says study

10/09/2012

Business Day Live (South Africa): INDEPENDENT regulators of economic infrastructure should be able to penalise anticompetitive behaviour by firms and state-owned enterprises, many of which are monopolies, the Development Bank...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales, Transport, TIC

Congo: après la première tablette tactile africaine, le premier smartphone made in Africa

10/09/2012

Jeune Afrique (AFP) : Après avoir lancé la première tablette tactile africaine fin janvier, le Congolais Vérone Mankou, 27 ans, a lancé jeudi à Brazzaville le premier smartphone made in Africa, en promettant un tarif...

Catégories: TIC

Vodacom rolls out green base stations in Western Cape, South Africa

04/09/2012

Engineering News

Telecommunications group Vodacom has installed two hybrid base stations in the Vleiland Valley farming community in the Western Cape.

The community, which is situated between two mountains and previously ...

Catégories: TIC, Energie

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