Source: Facebook |

Facebook Launches Nigeria Initiative in its Ambition to Drive Innovation, Skills Development and Economic Impact

Facebook to open its very first Community Hub space on the continent, in addition to a series of long-term impact training programmes for 50,000 Nigerians

Today, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) announced a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria (http://APO.af/2y13ue) to further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and across the continent. Incorporating a series of high profile partnerships, training programmes and a physical space that will serve as a center for learning and skills development, this set…

Source: Eutelsat |

Satellite: Accelerating Digital Transition

Digital homes in Africa will grow to 75 million by 2021. Satellite and terrestrial are the two key infrastructures that will drive successful digital transition

It has been two years since the digital migration deadline set by the ITU for Africa expired and yet only six African nations have completed digital transition. This slow progress is largely due to the steep challenges faced by countries with a large landmass, mountain ranges or islands that typically…

APO Group - Video Production
Source: APO Group - Video Production |

Free Broadcast Quality Video - Arsenal welcomes WorldRemit as first-ever Official Online Money Transfer Partner

Leading digital money transfer company WorldRemit and Arsenal partner to use the power of football to find a better way to connect communities

Vinai Venkatesham, Arsenal’s Chief Commercial Officer, and Ismail Ahmed, CEO of WorldRemit discussing their new partnership and the shared values of both organisations. The video features Arsenal’s work in the community and leading figures from the club including Arsenal CEO, Ivan Gazidis and Arsenal player legends, Sol Campbell and Ray…

WorldRemit
Source: WorldRemit |

Arsenal welcomes WorldRemit as first-ever Official Online Money Transfer Partner

Leading digital money transfer company WorldRemit and Arsenal partner to use the power of football to find a better way to connect communities

WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com) becomes the first Official Online Money Transfer Partner of the Premier League club, Arsenal (www.Arsenal.com). The leading digital money transfer business, formed by a UK-based entrepreneur from Somaliland, has joined forces with Arsenal to accelerate the company’s growth and help more people save money on international transfers. The…

Kaspersky
Source: Kaspersky |

Supply chain nightmare: Threat actors could use third-party software to gain entry into enterprises - Kaspersky Lab’s Threat Predictions for 2018

Other hard-to-block attacks, such as those involving high-end mobile malware are also set to rise as attackers resort to new tricks to breach increasingly well protected targets

In the coming year, the world will see more legitimate software being poisoned by groups targeting wider victim profiles and geographies, with the added advantage that such attacks are extremely hard to spot and mitigate, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Targeted Threat Predictions for 2018. Other hard-to-block attacks, such as those…

APO Group - Video Production
Source: APO Group - Video Production |

Free Broadcast Quality Video - Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan

The event has attracted participants from the entire eco-system of gaming in Africa including those working in animation, game design and sales of gaming technology

The Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA) (www.FEJA.ci) opened on November 11th at Palais de la Culture in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It brings together thousands of gaming enthusiasts from all over Africa, around the theme : video games in Africa, it is possible. During the month of September,…

Modex
Source: Modex |

Meet the Modex team: The App Store 4 Smart Contracts by Modex

Meet the Modex team on 14th November @16:30 Rocket Space London

The App Store 4 Smart Contracts by Modex: 16:30 Registration 17:00 Chairman's welcome address Mihai Ivascu - CEO Modex 17:20 Panel discussion Investing in ICOs The investor dilemma: How to pick a winner. The opportunities in funding the technology of the future How to identify the ICOs that will deliver.…

Source: Ericsson |

Ericsson Report: 310 million LTE subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2023

The report also announces that mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa are expected to grow by six percent, between 2017 and 2023, from 700 million mobile subscriptions in 2017 to 990 million subscriptions by 2023

LTE subscriptions will expand by 47 percent from 30 million in 2017 to 310 million by 2023 in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Sub-Saharan Africa mobile broadband subscriptions are forecasted to grow by 16 percent from 350 million in 2017 to 880 million by 2023.  The first 5G subscriptions in the Middle East…

Source: Konnect Africa |

Konnect Africa Brings Wi-Fi to Rural African Communities

Company unveils SmartWIFI service offering at AfricaCom 2017

Konnect Africa (www.Konnect-Africa.com), the Eutelsat-owned satellite broadband service provider, has unveiled SmartWIFI, a new hotspot service, as part of its ongoing commitment to bring digital opportunities to Africans. This new service leverages Konnect Africa’s powerful, reliable satellite broadband network to enable sales outlets (retailers, hospitalities, gas stations, etc.) as well…

Nokia
Source: Nokia |

Nokia shapes the future of technology in Africa to transform human experiences

Visit Nokia at stand C95 at this year’s AfricaCom

AfricaCom 2017 (http://APO.af/lb7KAQ) will be a landmark event for Nokia (www.Nokia.com) as it showcases how the company is shaping the future of technology to transform human experiences with effortless, simple and dependable technologies. Nokia continues to shape the future by expanding the human possibilities of technology in Africa and connecting the…