Tag: Nokia

Nokia 1 Plus now in Kenya

The Nokia 1 Plus is now selling in Kenya at Ksh 9,300

HMD Global, the home of has today announced the availability of the new Nokia 1 Plus in Kenya. The device will be available for...
Nokia 8.1 Kenya

The Nokia 8.1 now available in Kenya for Ksh 45,000

HMD Global has announced the availability of the Nokia 8.1 in Kenya. The device is the newest addition to Nokia’s value flagship range in...

rain and Nokia launch first commercial-ready 5G network in South Africa

South African operator rain and Nokia have announced the launch of the country’s first commercial-ready 5G network in Cape Town, following the deployment of...
Nokia 9 PureView Kenya

MWC 2019: HMD Global unveils the Nokia 9 PureView with 5 cameras and four...

HMD Global, the makers of Nokia phones, has announced five new Android smartphones, at the Mobile World Conference (MWC 2019), including the Nokia 9...

[Column] Charting a new course for Africa’s economic prosperity

Imagine a world where the laws of business survival are being redefined and new competitive market models re-assembled with the advent of 4th industrial...

Nokia 3.1 Plus, Specs, Price and availability in Kenya

The Nokia 3.1 Plus comes in Baltic and Charcoal colours and is already available in the market -selling for an estimated Ksh 17,500.

Nokia 5.1 Plus is getting hot slice of Android Pie

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced that the Nokia 5.1 Plus will now begin receiving the latest Android operating system, Android...

Nokia 6.1 Plus review: You cannot go wrong with this one

The Nokia 6.1 Plus became available in Kenya in October 2018. The device is the international version of the Nokia X6 which was launched...
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...

Nokia 6.1 Plus Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

HMD Global unveiled the Nokia Nokia 6.1 Plus smartphone in July 2018 and its the first smartphone from the company to come with a...

Nokia 5.1 Plus Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

HMD Global has announced the availability of Nokia 5.1 Plus in the Kenyan market. The phone comes with a 5.86-inch touchscreen display with a...

Nokia partners with rain to roll out 5G in South Africa

Nokia has deployed its 5G site for the South African operator rain in time for the operator to launch 5G services ahead of AfricaCom...

IT & Leadership: Deon Geyser – The 5G imperative

It has been just a decade since the mobile phone spread rapidly across Africa, leapfrogging the landline and bringing literacy, education and connectivity to...

The Nokia 7.1 officially goes on sale in Kenya for Ksh. 30,000

The Nokia 7.1 is now available in Kenya, a month after being launched globally. HMD Global has today announced that the availability of the...

Nokia 7 Plus serves first slice of Android 9 Pie

HMD Global has announced the rollout of Android 9 Pie on the Nokia 7 plus. Packed with Google’s intuitive software, and only the most...

Nokia 6.1 Plus starts selling in Kenya for Ksh. 31,900

HMD Global has announced the availability of the Nokia 6.1 Plus in Kenya. The Nokia 6.1 Plus joins the Android One family of Nokia...

Nokia 3.1 Review: Nokia could have done better

The Nokia 3.1 started selling in the country in June this year. HMD Global is selling it at Ksh.15,999 and the device is a...

Nokia 2.1 starts selling in Kenya at KES 11,500

HMD Global has announced that the availability of the new Nokia 2.1 in Kenya starting today. The device will be available for purchase from...

The Nokia 5.1 starts selling in Kenya at Kes.19,500

HMD Global has announced the availability of the Nokia 5.1 in Kenya. Starting today, HMD says you will be able to purchase the device...

Remember The Iconic Nokia Snake Game? You Can Now Play it On Facebook’s Camera...

Loved the iconic Nokia Snake game? Now you will have more reasons to love it even more. HMD Global, the company behind the Nokia...

Nokia 3.1 starts selling in Kenya at Ksh 15,999

The Nokia 3.1 now available for purchase in Kenya. HMD Global has announced that the device will be available to buy from mobile phone retail...

Nokia in 2018: It’s Alive and It Means Business

Back in the golden age of mobile phones (not smartphones, mind you) Nokia was the best-selling phone brand in the world. As camera phones...

The Nokia 8110 4G is now available in Kenya for Ksh.8,000

The  4G version of the legendary Nokia 8110 was among the devices HMD Global unveiled to the word during the 2018 Mobile World Conference...

Nokia 3 starts receiving Android Oreo updates

Nokia 3 has finally joined the Oreo family. HMD Global has announced that the device, which was launched in the country in July 2017...

The Nokia 6 (2018) unboxing, first impressions and specs

The Nokia 6 (2018)  was among the Nokia Android devices launched this year in Kenya. The device was actually unveiled in April together with...

The Nokia 1 is now selling at a reduced price of Ksh.7,999

Nokia has announced a new price for Nokia 1. The device which was launched in the country in April this year will now retail...

Leaked Photos of the Nokia X surface online, expected to go official anytime

HMD Global could just be planning to unveil yet another Android Nokia device. Images of the device expected to be called Nokia X or...

The Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus and the Nokia 1 now available in...

HMD Global has unveiled three new devices, the Nokia 1, Nokia 6 (2018) and the Nokia 7 Plus in the Kenyan market. The devices...

The Nokia 1 to be available in Kenya from April 16th for KES 9,500

HMD Global has announced that the Nokia 1 will be available in the country from 16th April 2018 at an estimated price of KES...

Nokia launches ReefShark chipsets that deliver massive performance gain in 5G networks

Nokia has unveiled its new ReefShark chipsets, which leverage in-house silicon expertise to dramatically reduce the size, cost and power consumption of operators’ networks...

HMD Global unveils the legendary Nokia 8110 and four other Android devices.

Lots of interesting things are coming out of the 2018 Mobile World Conference in Barcelona and HMD Global has not been left behind. The...

5 Reasons why Falling in Love with Android is Inevitable

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and love is undoubtedly in the air. That could only mean one thing - Valentine’s Day!...

Nokia opens Cloud Collaboration Hubs to strengthen its cloud and data center services

Nokia has opened a Nokia Cloud Collaboration Hub in Singapore to strengthen its cloud and data center services. The company also plans to open...

Nokia to supply 5G equipment to NTT DOCOMO in support of launch of commercial...

Nokia has signed an agreement with NTT DOCOMO, Japan's largest mobile operator, to supply 5G baseband products for aiming to deploy in a 5G...

Nokia 5 Quick Review: A classy device running on Android

I have been interacting with the Nokia 5 for a while now. Remember the device was among the Android Nokia devices launched in the...

Nokia 3310 4G version is coming

HMD Global is releasing a new version of the Nokia 3310 with 4G. The new version was spotted by Nokiamob passing through TENAA, the...

NOKIA 5 First impression: Nokia pulled off a nice design

The Nokia 5 was among the 3 devices that HMD Global unveiled in Kenya back in July this year in the country. The Android-based...

HMD Global launches its cheapest device in Kenya, The Nokia 2 for Kshs.11,000

HMD Global has announced that The Nokia 2, its cheapest Android device is now available for purchase in Kenya. The low-cost device was first...

A look at HMD Global achievements one year since since its inception

HMD Global is celebrating its first birthday. Basically it's been 12 months since the startup which is responsible for bringing back the Nokia name...

Opinion: Pervasive connectivity still a pipe dream in Africa

The African continent is still being marked by a lack of pervasive connectivity. This is largely because of outdated infrastructures such as copper and...

Nokia and Vodacom sign MoU to conduct 5G trials in South Africa

Nokia and Vodacom have signed an MoU to conduct Nokia 5G technology trials in South Africa. The trial is also part of the two companies...

HMD Global launches the Nokia 2 for $115, here are the specs

HMD Global, the home of Nokia has announced the launch of the Nokia 2. The low-cost smartphone was unveiled on Tuesday and according to...

The Nokia 8 is now available in Kenya for Ksh.60,000

The Nokia 8 has started selling in Kenya a month after the phone was launched globally. HMD Global has announced the availability of the...

Nokia wants to ease mobile operators entry into IoT market

Nokia has announced that it's expanding its Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) to make it easier for mobile operators to enter new IoT market...

Nokia enables companies in MENA to capatilise on the opportunities of IoT

Organizations across the world are investing in the digital transformation to remain relevant to their customers and survive disruption. The Internet of Things (IoT)...

Rwanda Government pioneers Smart City Innovation with SRG and Nokia

Rwanda, Kigali - Nokia and SRG will collaborate with the Government of Rwanda to deploy Smart City technology to improve the lifestyle and social...

Nokia malware report reveals new all-time high in mobile device infections and major IoT...

The latest Threat Intelligence Report by Nokia has revealed a new all-time high in mobile device malware infections, a sharp increase in compromised smartphones and...

Major operators and vendors commit to promote unified global 5G standards

  Major telecommunication operators and vendors in the world have committed to a unified 5G ecosystem. The companies made the announcement at the Global 5G...

MediaTek and Nokia Collaborate to Enable First Wave of 5G Networks and Devices

MediaTek and Nokia have announced plans to collaborate on the design of a next-generation mobile communication system for 5G technology. The partnership bridges MediaTek's...

MWC2017: The Nokia 3310 is here, complete with a colour screen and Internet access

Yes, the Nokia 3310 is finally here. The device has been launched at the 2017 Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, probably one of the...

Nokia launches next generation fiber technology delivers high capacity, low latency mobile transport solution...

Nokia has announced that it is introducing a broad set of next-generation fiber access solutions that deliver on the capacity and latency requirements essential...

Guys, Nokia is bringing back the Nokia 3310 this month

Listen, guys, something incredible is about to happen in the mobile phone world. What am I talking about? Well, reports suggest that Nokia could...

Nokia launches Gigabit Smart portfolio to make ultra-broadband network transformation easier and more predictable

Nokia announced the launch of its Gigabit Smart Build portfolio to help service providers build ultra-broadband networks easily and more cost-efficiently. The portfolio consists...

Nokia-Branded Android devices to Launch in Q4 2016

Rumours about Nokia working on an Android device have been all over online tech platforms for quite some time now.  What we didn't know...

Finnish telco companies coming to Kenya to look for partnerships

As the number of mobile network technology in Kenya continues to increase, it is creating room for new international business opportunities in the local...

Meet Nokias’ $60,000 OZO virtual reality (VR) camera

If you thought we were not going to see much from Nokia after selling its mobile business to Microsoft in 2014 then you were...

#MWC16: Nokia outlines plans to seize new opportunities in 5G and IoT

Nokia today outlined its approach as a renewed company for leading the development of next-generation 5G technology and the Internet of Things (IoT), targeting...

Nokia and the French Government announce agreement on a shared vision of innovation

Nokia together with the French government have announced an agreement that will see Nokia help to drive innovation in France globally, from France, that...

Nokia, Ericsson and Intel collaborating on Next-Generation Wireless Connectivity for Internet of Things Market...

Nokia, Ericsson and Intel Corporation have announced their support for Narrow-Band Long-Term Evolution (NB-LTE) technology as the ideal wireless connectivity solution for the growing...

HERE expands its leading real-time traffic coverage to 50 countries

Nokia has today announced that it is expanding its real-time traffic service to 50 countries, from the current 44. Next month, HERE will add Bahrain,...

Nokia partners with HP, Microsoft and Telefonica to create IT enterprise infrastructure

By Nixon Kanali, TechTrendsKE Nokia has entered into strategic partnerships with HP, Microsoft and Telefonica to create an exceptional IT infrastructure and workplace environment. With...

The Microsoft Branded-Lumia smartphone is now here, Microsoft Lumia 535

By Nixon Kanali, Nairobi After putting an end to the Nokia brand name from its products  and renaming it as “Microsoft Lumia, Microsoft, as it had...

Microsoft to launch First Microsoft-Branded Lumia Smartphone on Tuesday

Remember a recent report on Microsoft putting an end to the Nokia brand name from its products  and renaming it as “Microsoft Lumia? Well, now...

Microsoft drops the Nokia brand, renames it ‘Microsoft Lumia’

By Nixon Kanali, Its now official, Microsoft is now putting an end to the Nokia brand name from its products  and is now renaming it as...

HERE for Samsung: Fresh maps for the new Samsung Gear S

HERE has today announced a partnership programe with Samsung to bring its maps and location platform services to Tizen-powered smart devices by Samsung, including...

Microsoft Devices launches another of the Nokia X range in the Kenyan Market,

Microsoft Devices unit has today officially launched the Nokia XL device in the Kenyan market. The Nokia XL is one of the Nokia X...