Tag: Mobile

Mobile content consumption in Kenya on the rise, Nendo report

Data consumption in Kenya is expected to hit the 1 billion gigabyte mark by 2022 with more Kenyans now consuming mobile content. This is...
GSMA 2019 Mobile Gender Gap Report

80% of women in low- and middle-income countries are now mobile owner, GSMA Report

80 per cent of women in low- and middle-income countries are now mobile owners. This is according to the GSMA’s 2019 Mobile Gender Gap...
Mobile Data for Social Impact forum

Government and Private Sector to collaborate on Mobile Phone Data Protection & Privacy Framework

The Government has committed to work with telecommunications companies and civil society advocates to develop a data privacy and protection framework that will help...

Samsung is working on industry’s First 1TB memory chip for smartphones

Samsung now says it has begun production of industry’s first one-terabyte (TB) embedded UFS, for use in next-generation mobile applications.
GSMA 2019 Mobile Gender Gap Report

The 2019 trends impacting mobile on the African continent

According to the GMSA Mobile Economy 2018 report for sub-Saharan Africa, mobile subscribers rose by 44% in 2017 and this was further bolstered by...

IT Leadership: These five technologies are transforming the travel experience

The whole notion of what today’s hyperconnected travellers want, and what they value, has changed. While cost, choice and convenience are still significant, booking...
GSMA 2019 Mobile Gender Gap Report

More than half of Sub-Saharan Africa to be connected to mobile by 2025

More than half of the population of Sub-Saharan Africa will be connected to mobile service by 2025.  This means there will be 634 million...

Guest Post: How Mobile Technology has changed how companies do business.

By Brenda Kimuyu, Guest Contributor Mobile technology has become very popular around the world in recent years. According to Statista, a leading statistics company on the...

TECNO Mobile now Official Tablet and Handset Partner for Manchester City

Tecno Mobile has unveiled a new partnership with English Premier League side to their official to be the official tablet and handset Partner for...

Key Features in the Successful Future of Android Development

Without a doubt, the world is going mobile. Some statistics shows that there are billions of Smartphone and mobile device users at the moment....

5 Ways Technology Trends Have Shaped the Travel Sector

Different sectors have experienced the reign of technological innovations in different ways, but perhaps it’s the travel sector that has gained more than any...

Samsung already feeling the effects of the Galaxy Note7 Recall And Sales Halt

You are all aware of how Samsung was forced to make a global recall of the Galaxy Note7.  This was due to the fact...

African startups can now apply for the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

The GSMA Mobile 360 series finally came to an end last week in Tanzania. The 2-day conference brought together industry leaders in the mobile...

mi-Fone objects to Xiaomi entering Africa with similar name

mi-Fone the FIRST African Mobile Devices brand  objected to Chinese Smartphone giant Xiaomi and their African distributor upcoming plans to distribute smartphones across Africa. ...

Security Dominates as Middle East and Africa Healthcare Goes Mobile

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) healthcare market is seeing the widespread deployment of mobile technologies, with the short-term outlook for the implementation of...

Stima sacco launches m-pawa, a revolutionary mobile solution

By Nixon Kanali, TechTrendsKE Stima Sacco has unveiled a new service that will see its members access an array of financial solutions through their mobile...

Hellofood: How mobile devices provide content for foodies

According to Mobile Marketer, “the average smartphone user consistently has only about 26 apps on their device at any given time”. Because of this, it...

Startups: SokoText changing lives of small and medium enterprises via SMS

After featuring Olivine Technologies, a Kenyan Startup that specializes in the design and development of software solutions for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), today TechTrendsKE...

How can Africa’s financial services industry become more mobile?

The mobile has proven itself as a major disruptive power within Africa’s financial services industry. Around a billion African consumer are expected to be...

Startups: M-Translate, the New Alternative to Google Translate

A new startup  wants to revolutionize how you translate information online into different languages.  Through their Mobile Translate service , users are provided with...

Ebola Survivors Across West Africa Share Life-Saving Tips Via Mobile App

#ISurvivedEbola  the groundbreaking West African multimedia campaign, has launched a new, interactive mobile app that allows Ebola survivors to connect with each other, share...