SMS Solutions Could Be Essential for an Inclusive Business Strategy – Susu Tech NG

South African companies must take care not to inadvertently deepen the existing digital divide. Although COVID-19 and related lockdowns have accelerated a growing trend towards the digital economy such as artificial intelligence, in an unequal society such as South Africa, many consumers find it difficult to access data-intensive apps and processes. This makes it vital […]

Households in 17 of 33 Nigerian States Unable to Afford Airtime – Survey – Susu Tech NG

Image sourced from Mail & Guardian. A recent survey has revealed that households in 17 of the 33 states in Nigeria are experiencing difficulty paying for airtime, while in the other 16 states, internet data is a more difficult expense to meet. Major areas where the populace was unable to pay for airtime regularly include […]

Safaricom Wins Legal Battle for M-Pesa 1 Tap

The case of Jonathan Murangiri Gikabu claiming that Safaricom had stolen his idea to launch M-Pesa payments using a card tap, wristband or a phone sticker has been dismissed by Kenya’s High Court judge Grace Nzioka. The judge says that Gikabu had failed to present enough evidence that Safaricom seized the idea from him. Gikabu […]

Scalefusion: A Preferred Mobile Device & Endpoint Management Partner for OEMs – Susu Tech NG

Sourced from Getty Images. As businesses gravitate towards remote working, enterprises all around the world are seeking efficient Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions to help them secure and manage their corporate data and device fleets. Apart from managing traditional mobile devices, organizations also want to manage new-age endpoints such as Point-of-Sale systems, rugged handheld computers, […]

Windows 11’s First Beta Build Has Been Released

Microsoft has released the first beta build of Windows 11, now available to those enrolled in its Windows Insider Program. Until today the only way users could get access to Windows 11 is through the installation of the Dev Preview, which Microsoft says is for “highly technical users.” The Dev Preview is also a rougher […]

5 Fastest Internet Providers in Kenya Ranked – Susu Tech NG

Internet and connectivity speed tester Ookla has released its market analysis for Kenya, ranking the country’s fastest internet service providers (ISPs). The analysis only takes into account top providers of internet services in the country, ones which account for 3% or more of total test samples in the market in Q2 of 2021 – smaller […]

Nigeria Finally Ready to Deploy 5G According to NCC – Susu Tech NG

Image sourced from the Verge. Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says that all is now set for the rollout of 5G services across the country. The NCC’s greenlight for 5G rollout is part of the fulfilment of its commitment to “put Nigeria on the frontline as […]

BritBox – New Streaming Service Launches in South Africa

On-Demand streaming service BritBox is launching in South Africa on 6 August 2021. After successful launches in the United States, UK, Canada and Australia and with over two million global subscriptions, BritBox will now bring South African consumers a wide range of top-quality viewing, including the biggest collection of British box sets, courtesy of a […]

MTN SA to Invest $2.3-Million Driving Digital Inclusion in Limpopo, Mpumalanga & North West – Susu Tech NG

Sourced from TheTechieGuy ( MTN South Africa is making significant headway in ensuring more people in SA benefit from the modern, connected world. A $2.3-Million Investment to SA’s Northern Region The planned network investment in the Limpopo, Mpumalanga, and North West areas, for the 2021 financial year of R350-million ($2.3-million), is aimed at modernising, upgrading, […]

Musk says ‘Epic is right,’ takes sides in battle with Apple

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk on Friday showed his support for Fortnite maker Epic Games that has challenged Apple’s fees on its App Store. “Apple app store fees are a de facto global tax on the Internet. Epic is right,” he said in a tweet. Apple is battling a lawsuit filed last year by Epic Games, […]