iPad is getting competition all round. Microsoft, RIM and Samsung all jumped into the Tablet bandwagon even after so much criticising Steve Jobs. Jobs said that tablets is the way to go and many of the competitors launching the products now said that they didnt believe that PC users needs something which is between PCs and netbooks. Anyway, they all are.
The competition in the financial services sector is heating up and players in the information technology services and solution provision sector are also upping their game to enable them provide innovative management solutions. CompuLynx ltd, a Nairobi headquartered international IT solutions provider has sealed a strategic partnership deal with Bevertec.
When you have an idea and you want to commercialise it, you need funding to get it off the ground. You need the money to purchase equipment like computers, phones and others. You also need money to pay support staff since not many of the employees, unless very passionate, would want to volunteer foor you. There are a few places you might get funding.
The Motorola Solutions today announced its return into the Kenyan market and highlighted the importance of its array of advanced communication solutions for East African companies with the launch of major road show in Kenya, which runs from 26th to 27th October 2010. Motorola expects to deliver the first ever live demonstration of its Dimetra IP Micro system.
In May 2009 The EastAfrican reported that MTN had acquired 60% of UUNET Kenya. In the same year Standard reported that MTN was eying the then Econet Kenya and now Essar Kenya. Nothing much came from the news with no denial nor confirmation. The former seems to be true now that UUNET is now branding as MTN Business Kenya. It will be interesting to know what.
The AccessKenya Group have announced that they have expanded their wireless network to Nyeri and Nanyuki. This expansion will see Nyeri and Nanyuki as well as areas such as Mukurweini covered under AccessKenya’s Wimax (wireless) network allowing the group to extend its network presence to all major towns in the country. Jonathan Somen the Group Managing.
A sugar cane vendor / farmer from Homa Bay is the latest Sh5 million winner in the ongoing Masonko na Safaricom consumer promotion. Mary Atieno Angwen became the fourth Sh5 million winner in the promotion that seeks to reward Safaricom loyal clients and also counter the competition from the other operators. Ms Angwen had made only 53 entries into the.
Motorola is set to launch some very interesting products this week in Nairobi. The exclusive media invite talks of the portfolio being seen in the Kenyan market for the first time. I hope that Motorola is going to launch the Droid in the market. The mobile handset maker might just break the market with the array of Android based phones the local smartphones.
If you are in Kenya then you are lucky as you can now pay for your goods at supermarkets using the M-PESA service. Safaricom has partnered with Uchumi and Naivas supermarkets to make your shopping easier. The service is named Nunua na M-PESA and will be available at all the branches of the two Supermarket outlets across Kenya. The service will be enjoyed.
Zain Kenya clients can now withdraw money from their Zap accounts at any Pesapoint ATMs countrywide without the need for an ATM card. The mobile services company today entered into a partnership with the Paynet Group, the proprietors of the Pesapoint ATM network, as it continues to increase the Zap Agency footprint countrywide. All Zap withdrawals from Pesapoint.
Orange (Telkom Kenya) has announced a price reduction on its wireless (CDMA) and fixed networks, effective today. The Communications Solutions provider says the move is a product of the recent successful integration of the different platforms used by the company to support all their telephony services, and informed by the changing market dynamics. Under.
For those who are in Uganda and are on Zain and have 3G enabled phones, please check your phones. The service provider is reportedly testing its 3G service ahead of launch. The company announced way back in mid 2009 that they were deploying the service but it was not to be until last week when some of the subscribers started seeing the 3G sign on their Zain.
As we continue to celebrate our Mashujaa this week, Techmtaa has compiled a list of the ICT Gurus / Shujaas. Comment below on what you think of the list. Dr Shem Ochuodho DR Shem Ochuodho is the Senior Advisor of the Ministry of Telecom & Postal Services, Government of Southern Sudan (GoSS), Juba. He is also Kenya Community Abroad (KCA) 2007 Excellence.
Somali rebel group are becoming more and more funny imposing a ban on anything especially those. They have banned wearing bras, ringing school bells, playing music on radio and watching football. They have now imposed a ban on the mobile money transfer service known as ‘Zaad’, according to Reuters. The militant group, al-Shabab has given Somali telecoms.
You all know the famous Google Adsense product. It is turning to be one of the tools Google is actually misusing to steal from Publishers. Google is using the “Terms and Conditions” statement to illegally close accounts which have accrued thousands of dollars. A case in point is the complaint below which I just received from one of my friends. I.