You know you might think that it is the only small fish like us who get into trouble with Google. No. Googlers dont give a hoot even when you are as monied as Royal Media as long as you dont behave. Nor will the Youtube arm of Google hear of it. Royal Media Services might have tasted this when they had their youtube channel which already had a good following pulled off. Citizen TV had.
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leading mobile phone provider, today announced the launch of the Samsung Wave (Model: S8500) to be made available in Kenya through Kenya’s leading mobile service provider Safaricom. The Samsung Wave is the first mobile handset to be released on Samsung’s new, open mobile platform, Samsung bada, and the cornerstone of the company’s commitment to.
According to Nairobi Star, a local Daily, Kenya’s National Security and Intelligence Service (NSIS) is not happy with the BlackBerry donations by USA to IIEC. The intelligence body is not happy arguing that the American CIA was able to view results before they reached the National tallying centre. NSIS is said to have been very much angered with the move and tried to block the usage.
Safaricom seems to be all over lately. We have a new breed of victim here. The Cyber Cafe Operators. A walk in cybers in Nairobi, Kisumu and Nakuru CBD shows you a different thing over the last one month. Safaricom is running the “Free” or is it “Unlimited” Internet for just Ksh 8? Majority of the internet users in Kenya are still the Facebook, Email and Social Media.
Opera, the Oslo-based browser development company, has released its latest monthlyState of the Mobile Web Report which it calls the “World Cup Edition” and Chile is the Winner. Mobile Web in Africa continued to see triple digit growth, with page views increasing by 182% over last year, unique users by 124% and data transferred by 160%. The report is specifically looking at.
Telkom Kenya has pulled the biggest coup on Safaricom. It has entered into a national partnership with Kenya’s biggest mobile telecommunications dealer, Mobicom Group Ltd . Mobicom ended its contract with Safaricom just few days ago and many of the local media speculated that it was headed to Zain (Bharti Airtel). That was not to be as Orange just released a statement detailing that Mobicom.
Telkom Kenya has officialy upped the mobile market price wars by becoming the first mobile service provider to let customers make free calls within its network. The Bunda- free calls to all promotion will see Orange mobile customers make free calls to all subscribers on Orange mobile, Orange Wireless or Telkom Fixed from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m daily from Monday 26th July 2010 until 31st August.
Leading converged communications provider Internet Solutions (IS) Kenya today, sought to educate the public on the importance of deploying strong and dependable ICT infrastructure and secure planning in order to protect businesses against losses brought on by natural disasters, catastrophic events or sabotage. This was done during a breakfast seminar held at The Norfolk Hotel to discuss.
Listed telecoms firm Safaricom has entered into partnership with pay TV Company MultiChoice that will allow DStv customers pay their bills through the M-PESA service. The service will be available to DStv customers country-wide, most of whom are already users of the revolutionary M-PESA service. While signing the partnership at Safaricom House, Safaricom CEO Mr. Michael Joseph said the partnership.
Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, in partnership with Safaricom, the largest mobile operator in Kenya, has launched a U8220 mobile phone, which is powered by the Google Android operation system that will be able to support high speed Internet access. The phone, first of its kind in East African market entails.
MICROSOFT chief executive Steve Ballmer said that the technology giant that built a fortune with package software is betting the future of computing is in the internet “cloud”. “Cloud computing represent the next frontier,” Ballmer said at an annual gathering of corporate chief executives at Microsoft’s campus in Redmond, Washington. “We’ve been betting or investing in the cloud.
Team Skeek from Thailand took home the grand prize of $25,000 (U.S.) in the Software Design category for their solution eyeFeel, which allows hearing-impaired people to communicate with others via an augmented-reality environment. It combines speech and face recognition, converts it to English from text, and generates virtual conversation text balloons and sign language animation in real.
Telecommunications provider Telkom Kenya is waking up from the slumber and is out to expand its distribution network across the country. The programme was just launched this morning, with the opening of an Orange Shop at the Sarit Centre in Westlands. Managing Director Mikhael Ghossein said the programme is aimed at making Orange services and products easily accessible to Kenyans. He said,.
Innovation is lacking at NMG and that is making them very uneasy. So today NMG has decided to advertise for an Innovation General Manager’s position. That is a big step considering the fact that IF (Ian Fernandes) has not been great at delivering new ideas at NMG. The company has been left in many instances with bruised nose after trying to contain competition through reactionary moves..