‘MOBILE’ News

In youthful Africa, the Internet is mobile

After a week of business meetings in the cities of sub-Saharan Africa, we can say three things are new for the continent: a) The despotic leadership from the 1970s and 1980s is in decline, replaced by younger and more democratic leaders b) A huge youth...

Broadband Access Can Help Bridge Educational Divides, Empower Students – UN Report

Broadband connectivity has the potential to transform education by giving teachers and students access to learning resources and technologies that will allow them to improve their skills in the context of a globalized economy, according to a United Nations report released today. source

Melbourne IT expects millions from domain name grab

Companies are expected to spend millions of dollars registering new web addresses to defend themselves against potentially controversial or crude uses of their trademarks online. Web hosting provider Melbourne IT said it could see millions in potential revenues from “defensive registrations” over the next two...

Top Product Launches At Mobile World Congress

The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC), currently underway in Barcelona, Spain, is one of the most important dates on the consumer technology calendar. Mobile operators, manufacturers and device creators from all over the world come to showcase their technology. Most companies also take the opportunity...

Tweaking Africa’s Mobile Profile To Sustain Growth

The importance of bringing Africa’s mobile market up to speed with global counterparts was a hot topic of discussion at a session during the annual Mobile World Congress being held in Barcelona. During a panel discussion, MTN Group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa and Bharti Airtel CEO...

Mobile Operator Data Revenues To Overtake Voice By 2018

The GSMA has announced that mobile operator data revenues will overtake voice revenues globally by 2018 as we move towards a fully connected world. The mobile data explosion is being driven by a surge in demand for connected devices and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and is...