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Five trends in IT and digital communications in 2017

Continued digitization of documentation and mobile workforces. But also continued strong growth for Push to Talk in areas such as security, crisis, logistics and healthcare. GroupTalks CEO Magnus Hedberg writes about what he ...
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FinTech Impact: Delivering Constructive Outcomes for Africa

Mobile money, payments innovation and the impact of blockchain are radically transforming the financial services landscape. This transformation is having a powerful impact across Africa where the acceleration of mobile phone penetration has ...
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“The Spectrum Revolution is the end of scarcity,” says Dynamic Spectrum Alliance President

Kalpak Gude, President of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance, today addressed why the Spectrum Revolution is integral to the future 5G world. Speaking at the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) annual conference in Hawaii, Mr ...
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What it takes for Ethiopia to realize its ambition to be ICT hub

Adequate budgeting and efficient administration takes ICT development a long way. For developing countries such as Ethiopia which has its telecommunication service under state monopoly striving to create a universal coverage has been ...
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Finalists for the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) Entrepreneurship Award 2017 announced

Six African projects with big economic and social impact will be presented during the AFIF 2017, convened by EMRC in Nairobi, Kenya (13-16 February) Six African SMEs have been nominated as finalists for ...
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Nokia and Ooredoo Algeria achieve transmission rate of 1 Terabit-per-second in Africa’s first field trial of new optical technology

Future deployment will enable Ooredoo Algeria to offer high capacity-based solutions to its subscribers Nokia’s cutting-edge technology was used to achieve 1 Terabit-per-second transmission rate over optical fibre Working in partnership, Ooredoo Algeria ...
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Time for your New Year Cyber Detox?

By Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder of Digital Shadows The Festive period is over, the mince pies, turkey and other excesses are finished for another year and we start the New Year with ...
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Grounding Global Travel Fraud: 4 Ways To Protect Your Revenue

Business is booming for the global online travel industry, which is expected to be worth $830 billion in 2017. Research suggests that revenue could surpass $1,091 billion by 2022. Hotels, airlines, online travel ...
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Cybersecurity needs to be on every organization’s agenda for 2017

By Matthew Gardiner, Senior Product Marketing Manager of Mimecast There’s no reason to believe that 2017 will be any better for cybersecurity than it was in 2016. If anything 2017 will be even ...
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Digital Shadows Report Reveals that the Mirai Botnet Isn’t Going Away

Digital Shadows Report highlights the inherent vulnerability of basing network infrastructure around centralized DNS providers Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, released its new report Mirai and The Future, Forecasting the ...
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Despite IT Boom, over 90% of Africa Has No Internet Access

Internet access: Vital to providing wider access to education and health awareness in rural communities in Mozambique The Internet is one of the most important enablers of social development and education. While Internet ...
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UNICAF Receives 12m USD investment to scale up project in Africa

12 million USD have been provided as an investment to UNICAF - an online platform widely known across Sun-Saharan Africa for scholarship acquisition, and offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in subject areas including ...
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Paystack closes seed investment of $1.3m to develop its hub in Nigeria

Paystack, a reinforced payment system that is dedicated to solving challenges relates to online payments in Africa, has announced a closed seed investment of 1.3 million USD. The investment is coming from Paystacks ...
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Three top security trends in 2017 – ’servification’ and DNA protection

by Monica Hallin, CEO, Vindico Group The security industry is constantly changing and the only thing we can say with certainty about the future is that it is uncertain, as the saying goes ...
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Cisco Global Cloud Index Projects Middle East and Africa Cloud Data Center Traffic to Grow 440% by 2020

In Middle East and Africa, cloud data center traffic will grow 4.4-fold by 2020 to reach 304 Exabytes per year, at a CAGR of 34% from 2015 to 2020 By 2020, 95 percent ...
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Key e-commerce trends in 2017

- according to leading Nordic e-commerce experts What are the specific ecommerce trends for 2017? The hunt for independency, the importance of larger volumes, and mobile engagement are some of the strongest trends ...
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2017 the year of…..

By Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows As we approach the year-end attention of course turns to what we can expect to see in 2017 and what we are security professionals need ...
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