Africa, HIV, and research have long been bedfellows - but what happens if you add mobile methodology to the mix?
By Leigh Andrews 13 Nov 2014 08:00
Headlines about mobile malware dominate the media. If you were to believe all of them, you'd never turn on your phone. But whose responsibility it is really to educate digital and mobile citizens of fraud risks?
By Leigh Andrews 13 Nov 2014 08:00
The findings of a new survey, conducted by Ifop in South Africa and Nigeria on consumers' perceptions of mobile marketing, has been released by Gemalto...
12 Nov 2014 08:54
Alcatel-Lucent and MTN Nigeria will be boosting connectivity in Nigeria by launching a superfast, 100 gigabit-per-second fiber-optic network. MTN Nigeria will deploy a 100G network that re-uses existing 10G...
31 Oct 2014 10:16
We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...
By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014 10:12
According to IT News Africa, MoboFree.com, a social marketplace with a strong presence across Africa, is set to launch its local presence in Lagos, Nigeria.
27 Oct 2014 07:35
While the mobile internet has brought only incremental improvements in developed markets, it is fundamentally changing lives in Africa allowing access to basic services.
24 Oct 2014 06:35
Alcatel-Lucent is opening up Africa's most populous nation to the benefits of ultra-broadband connectivity by launching a 100 gigabit-per-second fibre-optic network with MTN Nigeria...
14 Oct 2014 13:01
With so many Nigerians online, portals like ebolalert.org set up by volunteer doctors, and the public/private ebolafacts.com initiative, have become important channels to provide accurate information to help people stay safe...
1 Oct 2014 10:44
MTN has reached an agreement in principle with IHS Holding Limited (IHS) for the transfer of its towers business, comprising up to 9,151 of MTN's mobile network towers in Nigeria...
4 Sep 2014 10:08
Pay TV provider StarTimes has announced plans to launch two low cost mobile devices for the Nigerian market, a NGN12,000 ($74) smartphone and a tablet priced at NGN27,000 ($166)...
By Paul Adepoju 19 Aug 2014 12:32
The MoboFree technological platform is reportedly making buying and selling online easy for all African users - not only via PCs and smartphones, but also via older/feature phones.
18 Aug 2014 11:17
A Lagos-based startup, Big Cabal Media, has curated and launched an educational Ebola-awareness website aimed at the West African market. In one week the website reportedly saw more than 500,000...
10 Aug 2014 14:38
In an aim to improve the quality of its network performance and to accelerate the roll out of 2G and 3G coverage and new services to its customers, Etisalat Nigeria has...
8 Aug 2014 08:41
Paul Omorogbe and Seyi Sokoya, reporting on Nigerian Tribune, says that in Nigeria, many Android users are reverting to BlackBerry devices due to the high data subscription costs on Android...
4 Aug 2014 08:53
IT News Africa reports that Bharti Airtel is planning to invest $300m this year expanding its network and services in Nigeria...
21 Jul 2014 10:49
Airtel Nigeria has introduced a new roaming package, Airtel Roam and Home, that offers free incoming calls and discounted roaming tariffs of up to 90%...
14 Jul 2014 11:27
PriceCheck CEO, André de Wet, and MTN Group Chief Commercial Officer, Pieter Verkade, have jointly announced a second co-branded app deal, this time for Nigeria.
Issued by PriceCheck 23 Jun 2014 10:03
Founded by AIH with investment from MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet, online and mobile food ordering platform, foodpanda / Hellofood, won Best E-commerce Startup at The Europas 2014.
13 Jun 2014 07:30
Nicolle Harding, Vice Chairperson of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) of South Africa has announced the association is planning to expand to Nigeria.
By Paul Adepoju 19 May 2014 08:42
A recent study by premium mobile advertising network, Twinpine Networks on 22,000 respondents, has revealed that Nigeria's Generation X (53-33 years) is more active online than Generation Y (32-19 years), reports Ventures Africa.
5 May 2014 10:51
Easy Taxi, a taxi booking app, has teamed up with Samsung to offer its services to even more customers across Nigeria, with the app to be pre-installed on all new Samsung Galaxy S5 devices as part of the Galaxy Gift Exchange.
2 May 2014 08:39
Transferbee, a UK based company, has launched a campaign, running until 1 May 2014, which enables Nigerians living in the UK to transfer money home to friends and family free of charge via their mobile phones.
3 Apr 2014 08:11
Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.
26 Mar 2014 06:23
Media consumption and audience tracking tool for the African continent, Pinpoint, will go live in Nigeria this month (March 2014) following its reported successful launch in Ghana.
25 Mar 2014 11:09
Smile Communications in Nigeria has announced the launch of a 4G/LTE network on 800MHz spectrum in Ibadan and Lagos, with Ericsson as the primary vendor.
By Paul Adepoju 17 Mar 2014 13:10