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 a very interesting market for mobile marketing services since the
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 say I know a thing or two about how it
[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 KilaKitu.co.ke. Enjoy!
Below is an interview I had with Mel Okudo who is the COO of Africa.com LLC, a web site portal that covers all things Africa. Africa.com is one of those domain names that is just priceless in my view and as a result they get a huge number of visitors
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 the payment of other product and service offerings from Orange.
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 than those that have been available to-date from “unofficial” Apple
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, have seen the installation of an advanced under-floor cooling system
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 launched unlimited internet bundles for its mobile and 3G broadband
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 training. Ankit has been at InMobi for over three years
This news just came my way this afternoon via a blog post on the Mocality web site. Mocality is Kenya’s largest mobile and online business directory with in excess of 170,000 listed businesses to-date. Mocality has been growing by leaps and bounds for the last few years owing to its