Liquid expands public WiFi network in Kampala

16 April 2024

Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid), a business of Cassava Technologies, has partnered with ATC Uganda to expand Liquid’s public WiFi network to 320 hotspots across the city.

The partnership aims to provide convenient and high-speed internet access to users in Kampala, enhancing their online experience and connectivity, without the need for data contracts.

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Optimising mobile apps for healthcare

15 April 2024

Galen Murdock, CEO and co-founder, ShareMy.Health

Galen Murdock, CEO and co-founder, ShareMy.Health

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Optimizing health care with mobile applications and services offers huge benefits to professionals and patients. But problems with internet connectivity can blunt the effectiveness of mobile health solutions in communities and rural areas.

In developing nations in Africa and Asia, where mobile infrastructure can vary wildly in quality, connectivity issues can have devastating impacts on health care. And yet, these challenges can be overcome, maximising the positive health outcomes from seamless and accurate data sharing over wireless networks.

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Paratus launches fastest fibre from Johannesburg to Europe

15 April 2024

Paratus Group has launched what they say is the fastest fibre express route from Johannesburg to Europe.

Using Infinera FlexILS and GX Series DWDM equipment, latency on the new route is just 123 milliseconds and the state-of-the-art Infinera equipment can support wavelengths of up to 800Gb.

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320 million FCFA paid in MoMo ransoms in Cameroon

11 April 2024

In Cameroon, 320 million FCFA was paid by mobile money to terrorists in twelve months in the North West and South West regions, reported Paul Atanga Nji, minister of territorial administration.

“When a group of terrorists holds more than 50 SIM cards without identification, this threatens the security of populations, because they are found on all digital platforms, WhatsApp, Facebook and others, spy on us and chat with their accomplices foreigner,” said Atanga Nji.

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