[Video] Interview with Elo Umeh, CEO of the Africa-focussed TwinPine Mobile Ad Network

At the end of 2012, Africa had over 750 million active mobile subscribers. This number continues to grow year on year and Africa is also the fastest growing mobile consumer market in the world. It stands to reason that this is Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s imminent launch of Jumia.co.ke could rock Kenya’s still nascent e-commerce landscape

I’m what you would call a veteran of sorts as far as the Internet in Kenya is concerned having worked for over 15 years in the space in a myriad of companies doing all sorts of Internet things. You could Continue reading

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[Video] Interview with Sham Kanji, CEO of B&S Media and the business behind AutoBazaar.co.ke and KilaKitu.co.ke

This is an interview I had this weekend with Sham Kanji who is the CEO of B&S Media which is a Digital Content business in Kenya with over 25 active web sites including popular online classifieds web sites AutoBazaar.co.ke and Continue reading

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Orange Kenya and PesaPal launch online mobile airtime top up service.

Press Release The service offers a 24 hour, convenient and cost effective airtime distribution channel; The diverse payment modes allow for Orange data customers to make online airtime purchases using their preferred mobile money platforms The partnership will eventually also allow for Continue reading

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Siri, where can I find the iPhone 4S in Kenya and for how much?

Finally, Apple’s iPhone 4S has been launched in Kenya by Orange. I just got this information from Orange having checked my email a little late today. The good news is that Orange’s iPhone 4S prices actually seem to be lower Continue reading

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AccessKenya Completes Kes. 30 Million Upgrade on State-of-the-Art Data Centre.

Press Release. Nairobi Wednesday January 18, 2012 – Leading integrated communication solutions provider AccessKenya Group has announced completion of compounded system upgrades of the data centre that have been underway since late 2009. The upgrades, which cost over Sh30 Million, Continue reading

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Orange Kenya launches unlimited Internet data bundles.

Press Release. Targets prepaid Mobile and Internet Everywhere 3G modem users Access to unlimited daily, weekly and monthly bundles The offer is the most affordable proposition in the data market Nairobi, January 18, 2011: Integrated telecommunications services provider Orange has Continue reading

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[Video] Random chat with InMobi’s Ankit Rawal on Bangalore, Mobile Marketing in Africa and InMobi.

This is an a random video chat that I had about a week ago with InMobi’s Ankit Rawal in Bangalore, India. I recently joined InMobi to head up sales in Africa and I was in Bangalore for a conference and Continue reading

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