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Quartz
Africa’s internet may be slow, but bandwidth capacity is growing faster than anywhere elseAfrica's internet may be slow, but it has the fastest growing internet capacity
Africa’s internet may be slow, but bandwidth capacity is growing faster than anywhere else
Quartz / Posted 7 hours ago
Africa's internet may be slow, but it has the fastest growing internet capacity in the world - Quartz GROWING CAPACITY As the African continent edges closer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's N34 Billion Communications Satellite Idle in Space - SourcesThe multi-billion naira Nigeria's communications satellite is lying idle in spa
Nigeria's N34 Billion Communications Satellite Idle in Space - Sources
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
The multi-billion naira Nigeria's communications satellite is lying idle in space in spite of its enormous communication resources, Daily Trust's findings have shown. Several sources in the Nigeria's space technology industry confided in our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NCC to Adopt ITU Parameters to Address Dwindling Telecoms ServiceAbuja — The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),
NCC to Adopt ITU Parameters to Address Dwindling Telecoms Service
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Abuja — The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, Tuesday said the commission would address the dwindling quality of service in the telecommunications sector using the internationally acceptable... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NCC Boss Tasks Telecom Operators On Quality ServiceThe Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Pr
NCC Boss Tasks Telecom Operators On Quality Service
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Garba Umar Danbatta, yesterday vowed to compel telecoms operators to provide quality service to their subscribers. Prof Danbatta also said the commission would... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ITU Calls for Regulation of Online MediaThe Secretary General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization, Engr
ITU Calls for Regulation of Online Media
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Secretary General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization, Engr. Shola Taylor, says Nigeria can use proceeds from available spectrum auction to achieve a seamless transition from analogue to digital broadcasting in 2017. This is even... Read more
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International Business Times
The race to 5G is nothing but a PR fantasy Connected cars, superfast phones, and human augmentation – this was the 5G visi
The race to 5G is nothing but a PR fantasy
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Connected cars, superfast phones, and human augmentation – this was the 5G vision coming out of Intel's Developer Forum in San Francisco last week (18-20 August). But as much I'm sure that all of these technologies will flourish in the coming years,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Streaming TV Threatens SA BroadcastersInternet streaming is a serious competitive threat to broadcast television in S
Streaming TV Threatens SA Broadcasters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Internet streaming is a serious competitive threat to broadcast television in South Africa, but the technology is hamstrung by cost challenges, says an analyst. "There is no doubt that internet streaming is a viable competitor to broadcast... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar Hailed for Meeting Digital Migration DeadlineGaborone — Tanzania and other Southern African Development Community (SADC) mem
Dar Hailed for Meeting Digital Migration Deadline
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Gaborone — Tanzania and other Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states have been commended for switching to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) before the June 2015 deadline set by International Telecommunications Union... Read more
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EETimes.de
Changes to radio rulesThe Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive (R&TTE) was intro
Changes to radio rules
EETimes.de / Posted 10 days ago
The Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive (R&TTE) was introduced in April 2000, but the European Commission became concerned about the low level of compliance for some categories of radio equipment. This, coupled with the growth... Read more
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Business Standard India
Private firms might get to buy or lease foreign satellitesIsro begins drafting an open sky policy to meet growing demand for DTH transpon
Private firms might get to buy or lease foreign satellites
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
Isro begins drafting an open sky policy to meet growing demand for DTH transpondersIsro begins drafting an open sky policy to meet growing demand for DTH transpondersIndian Space Research... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DTT Campaign Taken to Rural VillagePretoria — Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she is taking the Digita
DTT Campaign Taken to Rural Village
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Pretoria — Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she is taking the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) awareness campaign to the rural villages to ensure that all South Africans are aware of the move to stop the transmission of analogue... Read more
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iTNews
US telco field tests 10Gbps FTTP serviceAdding more colours of light boosts capacity several times. Major US telco Ver
US telco field tests 10Gbps FTTP service
iTNews / Posted 15 days ago
Adding more colours of light boosts capacity several times. Major US telco Verizon has field tested an upgrade to its passive-optics fibre to the premises network, reaching download speeds of up to ten gigabits per second. Verizon's FTTP field... Read more
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Aljazeera
Silicon Havana? Young Cubans dream of a hi-tech eraNew York, United States - As United States and Cuba relations are improving, so
Silicon Havana? Young Cubans dream of a hi-tech era
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
New York, United States - As United States and Cuba relations are improving, so too have Raul Perera's prospects. On Friday, Secretary of State John Kerry will raise the American flag at the US embassy on Havana's Malecon seaside promenade - a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Where did the principle of secrecy in correspondence go?Privacy as a legal construct is relatively recent. Until Samuel Warren and Loui
Where did the principle of secrecy in correspondence go?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
Privacy as a legal construct is relatively recent. Until Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis penned their famous 1890 essay “The Right to Privacy”, private information was protected from disclosure and surveillance by another name: the secrecy of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Muthambi Is a Woman With PassionOnce Communications Minister Faith Muthambi was delegated the responsibility of
Minister Muthambi Is a Woman With Passion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Once Communications Minister Faith Muthambi was delegated the responsibility of driving the digital migration process by a Presidential proclamation in the country, she immediately initiated the process of reviving the Digital Terrestrial Television... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DTT State of Readiness UpdateCape Town — The Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) team will this morning pre
DTT State of Readiness Update
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Cape Town — The Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) team will this morning present a progress report on digital migration to the Portfolio Committee on Communications as well as Telecommunications and Postal Services in Parliament. The team, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Juwah Absent As Danbatta Resumes As NCC's New BossBy Emma Okonji and Dele Ogbodo Lagos and Abuja — The newly appointed Executive
Juwah Absent As Danbatta Resumes As NCC's New Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
By Emma Okonji and Dele Ogbodo Lagos and Abuja — The newly appointed Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umaru Danbatta, has resumed duty in acting capacity, pending confirmation by the Senate.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New NCC Boss, Danbatta Pledges Quality of Service TelecomThe newly appointed Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the
New NCC Boss, Danbatta Pledges Quality of Service Telecom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
The newly appointed Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian telecoms regulatory authority, the Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umaru Danbatta, who has resumed duty in acting capacity pending confirmation by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Child Online Protection Campaign LaunchedICT industry regulator, Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has today launch
Child Online Protection Campaign Launched
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
ICT industry regulator, Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has today launched a campaign on Child Online Protection to raise awareness of the types of crime that children are exposed to in the cyberspace. Dubbed Be the Cop, the campaign... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Travel tech Pt 2: War on bill shockIn the second of a series of articles on travel technology, Arthur Goldstuck de
Travel tech Pt 2: War on bill shock
Mail & Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
In the second of a series of articles on travel technology, Arthur Goldstuck declares war on bill shock. We may have defeated the monster of interconnect fees that have needlessly inflated cellular bills over the years, but there is another demon to... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Microsoft bests Google in patent case appealA federal appeals court has handed Microsoft a win against Google in a long-run
Microsoft bests Google in patent case appeal
Computer World Australia / Posted 25 days ago
A federal appeals court has handed Microsoft a win against Google in a long-running lawsuit over patent licensing that was originally filed against Motorola in 2010. A panel of three judges from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco... Read more
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CIO
Microsoft bests Google in patent case appealA federal appeals court has handed Microsoft a win against Google in a long-run
Microsoft bests Google in patent case appeal
CIO / Posted 26 days ago
A federal appeals court has handed Microsoft a win against Google in a long-running lawsuit over patent licensing that was originally filed against Motorola in 2010. A panel of three judges from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco... Read more
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PC Advisor
Microsoft bests Google in patent case appealA federal appeals court has handed Microsoft a win against Google in a long-run
Microsoft bests Google in patent case appeal
PC Advisor / Posted 27 days ago
A federal appeals court has handed Microsoft a win against Google in a long-running lawsuit over patent licensing that was originally filed against Motorola in 2010. A panel of three judges from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco... Read more
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The Register
ATTACK of the ZOMBIE SATELLITE: Run radio hams, run!A satellite launched by the US military has gone rogue and is causing interfere
ATTACK of the ZOMBIE SATELLITE: Run radio hams, run!
The Register / Posted 28 days ago
A satellite launched by the US military has gone rogue and is causing interference to radio hams across Europe. The US Navy’s PCSat NO-44, which is only supposed to transmit over the US, is now drowning out European amateurs and the USN doesn’t know... Read more
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Daily News
Three-day SymposiumA three-day Symposium on Cloud Computing organized by the Telecommunications Re
Three-day Symposium
Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
A three-day Symposium on Cloud Computing organized by the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), is currently being held at Hotel Taj Samudra. Dr. Syed Ismail Shah,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Consumers Call for Subsidy On Set BoxesMany analogue TV consumers within the central region have not embraced digital
Consumers Call for Subsidy On Set Boxes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Many analogue TV consumers within the central region have not embraced digital migration and thus a significant number of viewers are not watching television, according to a survey by The Observer. According to a vox-pop interview with this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Internet Charges in Malawi to Go DownThe Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has disclosed that local
Internet Charges in Malawi to Go Down
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
The Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has disclosed that local Internet charges will go down with 300 percent following the coming in of a new Internet provider Ciba net. Confirming the development MACRA Director general Andrew... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NBC Migrates to Digital in //KharasThe Nambian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) conducted its first switch-over from
NBC Migrates to Digital in //Kharas
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
The Nambian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) conducted its first switch-over from analogue to digital broadcasting in the //Kharas region on Sunday. The four areas of Bethanie, Berseba, Stampriet and the //Kharas capital Keetmanshoop and its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economic Woes Hit Telecoms FirmsZimbabwe's industry continues to suffer due to a myriad of macro-economic chall
Economic Woes Hit Telecoms Firms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Zimbabwe's industry continues to suffer due to a myriad of macro-economic challenges that have seen companies shutting down and thousands of workers losing jobs. Companies are suffering owing to the prevailing liquidity crunch and deflationary... Read more

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