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Mahindra Comviva Evolves the Mobile Music Ecosystem in Africa

The company has become one of the largest music aggregators in the African continent
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“Mobile money is not just money transfer. To bring real and impactful financial services to the unbanked, one needs a platform that supports the whole ecosystem of mobile money services.”

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“Merchants are the key to drive increased consumer transactions.”

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Zimbabwe’s new found diamonds, a curse or blessing for local communities?

When communities in Zimbabwe’s Manicaland province in the Marange/Odzi region constituting Chimanimani, Marange, Buhera and Chipinge heard of diamond discoveries in their area they thought that their impoverished lives were going to improve. read more

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How the Western Cape’s largest electricity consumer saved R90 million in one year

African Utility Week to give insight into large power users’ challenges read more

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Nokia and Airtel partner to deliver consumer value across Africa

By Chancy Namadzunda

Nokia and Airtel announced a broad partnership agreement across Africa to drive closer collaboration and deliver increased consumer value. The agreement, which incorporates areas such as the provision of Nokia Life services, Xpress Browser and Nokia Store Operator Billing for purchases from Nokia Store in key countries, makes it easier and more cost effective for Airtel subscribers to access a range of value adding services. read more

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Doran Davies, Director of Products, HTC, Middle East and Africa is speaking on the subject of evolving data consumption habits at the Broadband MEA conference

Doran Davies, Director of Products, HTC, Middle East and Africa is speaking on the subject of evolving data consumption habits at the Broadband MEA conference, taking place on the 19 – 20, March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. We catch up with him ahead of the show to find out more about his thoughts regarding the handset market. read more

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World Water Day: South Africa has most progressive water policies, but fails with implementation

African Utility Week to look at municipalities’ key water challenges read more

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Exset Reveals $20 Technology that Powers Digital Monetisation System for Africa

 

 

Exset (http://www.exset.com) is a broadcast technology and solutions company founded in 2011. It is based in The Netherlands with offices in the UK, Estonia and India. Exset provides complete solutions to the television industry focusing on emerging markets where localisation, social and economic factors require a fresh approach to traditional technology supply. Exset works collaboratively to provide a unique service, understanding developing markets and working with TV operators in to monetise platform deployments. read more

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African Utility Week to focus on getting investors excited about power projects on the continent

African Utility Week brings together the entire ecosystem for the African water and power sector, from high level government representatives, utilities and municipalities, regulators and power pools to consultants, vendors, service providers and energy intensive power users for the purpose of sharing and determining the future development of Africa’s power industry. read more

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Broadband MEA 2013 Gathers Leaders from Unique Emerging Markets

Visitors to the largest broadband event in the Middle East and Africa will gain insight into how emerging markets are progressing despite challenging circumstances read more

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M2M Market: Machine to Machine Solutions and Strategies Analyzed in Research Reports

Industry forecast reports on machine to machine market covering wireless M2M opportunities, IoT, M2M communication, strategic alliances in M2M ecosystem and more.

DALLAS /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Despite its low ARPU, the wireless M2M market has become a key focus of many mobile network operators as their traditional voice and data markets become saturated. At the same time, IoT & M2M communication is projected to be the fastest growing technology segments of the Information Technology (IT) sector in the next 3 to 5 years, with significant potential investments from companies to secure their computing environment. At the forefront of the next electronics super cycle, shall be next generation wireless devices that take advantage of embedded computing and machine to machine communications as well as consumer solutions involving wearable computing and next generation applications such as augmented reality. RnR Market Research offers multiple research reports on the machine-to-machine (m2m) ecosystem with data, information, analysis and forecasts valuable to multiple stakeholders of the industry including but not limited to hardware vendors, software vendors, wireless and other market players in the Utilities & Smart Grid, Automotive & Transportation, Logistics, Public Safety, Security & Surveillance, Retail & Vending and Healthcare segments. read more

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Microsoft YouthSpark is here to uplift millions

An initiative by Microsoft which aims to engage youth to drive sustainable African economic growth and development is on. read more

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Microsoft engages youth to drive sustainable African economic growth


Microsoft YouthSpark is a global initiative to create economic opportunities for 300 million youth over the next three years read more

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