When you use the LTE connection in your smartphone, that mobile data travels over invisible airwaves that support everything from Google Maps to FaceTime. But not long from now, all sorts of devices will be connected wirelessly to the Internet – from home appliances to automobiles to virtual reality headsets – and they’ll all need lots of fast, reliable bandwidth. That’s why the government announced it’s looking to open up a huge swath of these airwaves for companies to play with, more than they’ve ever had before.
At most times, we tend to ignore what good is in front of us and appreciate the work our fellow citizens do. Today we’ve gathered some of the mobile applications that are developed by young developers here in Uganda.
Obama administration unveils new initiatives to promote global startups as Obama calls for broadband expansion and freedom of expression on the web.
Farmers in Malawi had free access to market prices via mobile phones for about three months using HNI’s 3‑2‑1 Service. Usage data was rolling in. And along come two posts on ICT Works that are highly critical of the whole idea that farmers and fishermen can actually benefit from market prices provided by mobile phones. […]
The latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to overtake mobile phones as the largest category of connected device by 2018. Between 2015 and 2021, the number of IoT connected devices is expected to grow 23 percent annually, of which cellular IoT is forecast to have the highest […]
Much hope was invested in Africa’s digital revolution. So far, it hasn’t spread much further than the bigger cities. Women often fail to benefit but young women entrepreneurs are determined to reverse this trend.
Threats and harassment have driven journalists into exile, leaving social media to fill the void for those wanting to reach the world and connect disparate groups
Mobile connectivity has fundamentally changed the fabric of society in Nigeria. Since the first mobile services were introduced in Nigeria in 2001, consumer demand has rocketed.
The fastest way to learn everything going on in tech is to read this report. Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker has become a legend for publishing these compilations about the most critical stats and trends about how technology is evolving.
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