Essar Kenya has upped its data game by launching mobile chat and email with partnership with ForgetMeNotAfrica and its local partner Rapid Communications .The service will be aptly named Peperusha (swahili for convey). Yu will be relying on ForgetMeNot Africa’s Handset Initiation (HI) technology to enable its subscribers base to access email and online chat on standard SMS-capable mobile.
SilverBird Cinemas is set to launch 3D screening 0n Thursday 23rd at Westgate Mall. The cinemas have been showing 3D movies in the past few weeks but now the establishment is inviting the media for official launch of the same. This is very interesting news for the Cinema lovers. And we will be watching The Last AirBender during the launch.
Good news to bloggers. The greatest motoroshow, AccessKenya Concours, in East Africa just embraced us. If you can prove that you are a serious blogger then you will get a media pass for the event. According to Nancy Imunde who is the communications manager at the NSE listed firm, bloggers and all other journalists will have space and fast speed internet connection. And if you dont have.
SA phone addicts have every reason to smile. The latest Apple phone is in Africa and it is in two networks. You can choose either Vodacom or MTN to get your connection. That is good news as we in Kenya are still waiting for Orange Kenya to fulfill its promise of delivering the phone before year end. Apple store for South Africa also just announced the availability. I think it would be best.
Whenever we mention price wars in the Telecomms sector in Kenya, we get an image of Orange, Zain and Yu all ganging up against Safaricom. That is what the mainstream media has put in our mind. It is journalism which will never qualify to be fair because it lacks any professionalism. It is infact PR for Safaricom. I have nothing against Safaricom but I have every reason to hate bullies and.
Accfin East Africa, the local partners of Sage ACCPAC say they are building an applications innovation campus in Nairobi. The project expected to cost Sh120 million , they say, will see Accfin E.A. Ltd put up a dedicated Sage ACCPAC development, deployment and support centre in the city to serve the East African market. This is cool as Google and Microsoft are already doing the same though.
Kenya Airways is currently in the process of implementing the IATA electronic cargo platform E-Freight. This makes the national carrier the 2nd airline in Africa to achieve this. The move is to make KQ Cargo promises a more efficient and reliable air freight system. KQ Cargo General Manager Sauda Rajab said that implementation of E-Freight was part of a wider transformation exercise, where.
Microsoft Corporation has launched its new web browser Internet Explorer 9. The company announced availability of its Beta version of the new Web browser. The new browser promises to deliver a fast, clean and trusted browsing experience that will take full advantage of the Windows 7 operating system, placing the focus on the websites. “Web browsing is one of the most popular everyday.
Twitter is gaining popularity and many have different uses for the micro-blogging website. A twitter user going by the handle Pigspotter is giving police in SA hard time. The user has been warning motorists of where Police speed guns and roadblocks are situated. It has gained massive following currently standing at more than 10,000 followers and growing. Johannesburg Police expects to charge.
John Waibochi who is the CEO of Virtual City Kenya has won the Nokia Growth Economy Innovation Challenge Award. The $1 Million award was initiated by Nokia is to invest $1 million in an innovator with the greatest on how people can use their Nokia phones better and also simplify and improve their lives. james was competing with innovators from more than 30 countries. The solution developed.
KDN is changing strategy in the market. The company is known more for its data business than what it tried entering into, retail and content provision. But that is changing as the company is said to be realigning and now moving all the retail and content business to Swift Global which is still a sister company. The company will now be working with providers to help them reduce costs and increase.
It is happening at Nokia World Conference in London. It is the launch of various hardware and software products for the clients, journalists and developers. But apart from all the niceties, Nokia is failing to innovate and is now going for full intergration. The following three products were launched by Nokia; Nokia E7 Nokia E7 boasts of many business features including Microsoft Exchange.
Safaricom has this weekend unveiled another product (not a promotion) to maintain its grip on the sms market. Under the new tariff plan dubbed Masaa ya SMS, the listed giant’s 16 million-plus subscribers will be able to send text messages for as low as 20 cents each depending on the bundle they will choose. This is the lowest charge for a text message in the Kenyan market currently.
Things are happening at Nokia. They are preparing for this big Nokia World conference in London and the only press release we are being treated to is the resignation of Executive VP Mobile Solutions, Anssi Vanjoki. Mr vanjoki has apparently given a 6 month notice of resignation. He is listed here as speaker and also says in the press release that he will be at the Nokia world conference. Nokia.
Safaricom has entered into a partnership with data services company, Quintica that will see it offer affordable communication solutions for corporate clients of all sizes. Under the said arrangement, Safaricom’s data clients ranging from big corporates, Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to Small Office and Homes (SOHOs) will benefit from a huge menu of hosted and managed services from Quintica. Safaricom.