The consortium or public private partnership (PPP) model is the most ideal for the deployment of 4G or Long-Term Evolution (LTE) infrastructure in Kenya according to MTN Business Kenya managing director Tom Omariba. Omariba said that the 9-member consortium set up to drive the deployment of the country’s LTE network is the best way to go as it would lead to the provision of enhanced and.
Howzit MSN, one of Africa’s largest portals with 3.3 million unique browsers per month, is set to launch dedicated versions of its site for Nigeria and Kenya. Howzit MSN, operated by Kagiso Media in partnership with Microsoft, is the South African version of the popular Microsoft MSN portal. The site plans to expand into East and West Africa to bring users in those markets local news that.
Epson has announced the introduction of the new compact dot matrix printer, LX-350. The new printer will be retailing at Shs 14, 000 and is targeted at customers who are keen on maximum productivity but at a lower cost. The LX-350 printers are ideal for commercial, industrial and logistic applications. The LX-350 printers are energy efficient; this makes the range more economical to run,.
Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni is not happy with the Nation Media Group owned Daily Monitor and KFM as well as the Red Pepper. The president has ordered the search for a letter published by the Daily Monitor, KFM, Red Pepper among others detailing the existence of a plot to have Brigadier Muhoozi (Museveni’s son) succeed the Ugandan dictator. The letter written by the coordinator.
Kenyans are creative. They have found a way of importing decoders from Arab and European Pay-TV providers allowing them to watch English Premier League games for as little as $120 per year. For you to watch EPL matches in Kenya, you need to have a DSTV premium package which costs $82 per month. Other smart ways of watching the extremely popular EPL games is through the illegal cable TV installers,.
As part of their commemoration of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat Communications have announced the return of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards for 2013. The awards inspire innovative thinking among secondary and high school students in Africa, to create awareness on how science and technology can be applied to everyday life, and.
Radio diva Caroline Mutoko has filed a police report complaining about various anonymous bloggers linking her with Senator Mutula Kilonzo’s death. The Radio Africa employee is reported by the Star (owned by Radio Africa) as having filed a complaint with the Serious Crime division of the Criminal Intelligence Department wanting the said bloggers immediately prosecuted. The cyber crime.
French Telecom’s Orange Brand has set up an Orange Campus in Dakar Senegal that will be able to offer development programmes to the 1,000 managers of the Group’s subsidiaries in Western Africa (Mali, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Niger, Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal). Managers from other Orangesubsidiaries in French-speaking Africa – the Central African Republic, Cameroon.
88mph, an early stage startup fund and 3 month accelerator program has opened applications for Nairobi. The program assists start-ups by giving them investment of up to a 100k, access to business networks and the know how to quickly grow their businesses. Through the program, 88mph looks to fund strong teams and web-mobile ideas that have the ability to scale across English speaking Africa. Apart.
Zuku has reviewed the subscription rates for its DTH TV services. The provider has upped the rates by an average of 25% over the previous rates. Zuku has also added a new subscription package called “Zuku Poa” which is now available for Kes 799 per month from June 1st 2013. The new subscription rates are as below Poa *** NEW Classic Premium Asian Poa ** NEW Asia.
BlackBerry has announced that the much acclaimed BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) will be soon available to iPhone and Android users. This is going to be a great challenge to the apps which are doing well in the iOS and Android platforms like Whatsapp, WeChat, Viber and others. Whatsapp is currently the market leader in the two platforms outside BlackBerry. Whatsapp is available on iOS, Android,.
Airtel Kenya has announced the introduction of a new range of daily bundles starting today. The bundles dubbed Airtel Tosha seeks to enable customers to get much more on voice calls, SMS and data at low daily subscription rates designed to fit their unique individual needs. Knowing that customers have different communication needs that may vary by the day, Airtel Tosha offers them the.
YouTube has finally announced that it is launching a pilot partner program in which users will be able to pay for subscription to channels like Ultimate Fighting Championship and Sesame Street. With subscriptions starting at $0.99, YouTube will let viewers test out a channel for free for 14 days. Once they sign up, subscribers can watch the paid channels on all platforms using the same ID,.
Microsoft troubled web-based email service, Hotmail, which was introduced to the world more than a decade and half ago, has been officially retired by the software giant. All the users of the service have been migrated to Outlook.com. According to Microsoft, the migration to Outlook.Com involved moving more than 150 million gigabits of data. Hotmail email account owners will however be.