Articles By Rebecca Wanjiku

Domain seizures for copyright breach to go global

Domain seizures for copyright breach to go global

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica -- Efforts to take down Web sites for copyright infringement are likely to move beyond U.S.-based...

March 14th, 2012 Rebecca Wanjiku
ERP demand rises in sub-Saharan Africa

ERP demand rises in sub-Saharan Africa

The growth of the small and medium-size enterprise sector and an effort on the part of local companies to replicate...

November 11th, 2011 Rebecca Wanjiku
Kenyan banking security regulation spurs data center growth

Kenyan banking security regulation spurs data center growth

The Kenyan government's regulations for back up and disaster recovery plans in the banking sector has spurred growth in data...

October 13th, 2011 Rebecca Wanjiku
Kenya’s mass market yet to access affordable Internet

Kenya’s mass market yet to access affordable Internet

Poor spectrum policies and lack of terrestrial data infrastructure to support mass market connections have hindered availability of affordable Internet...

September 15th, 2011 Rebecca Wanjiku
African development hubs focus on mobile apps

African development hubs focus on mobile apps

Increased support of innovation hubs, availability of Web-based public data and increasing adoption of mobile phones have focused the attention...

August 10th, 2011 Rebecca Wanjiku
Africa should force manufacturers to tackle e-waste

Africa should force manufacturers to tackle e-waste

African countries will need to fix their tax regimes and enact laws that require electronic equipment manufacturers to pay for...

October 20th, 2009 Rebecca Wanjiku
African GSM firms rethink strategies

African GSM firms rethink strategies

After recording reduced profits and lower average revenue per user (ARPU), Africa's mobile-phone companies have been forced to offer converged...

April 20th, 2009 Rebecca Wanjiku
Higher mobile taxes trouble East African telecoms

Higher mobile taxes trouble East African telecoms

High taxes charged on mobile airtime and import duty on mobile handsets dominated discussions at the East Africa Com meeting...

April 5th, 2009 Rebecca Wanjiku
Starhome launches prepaid roaming service in Africa

Starhome launches prepaid roaming service in Africa

NAIROBI, KENYA - Starhome, a mobile phone roaming services provider, has launched its Prepaid Anywhere service in Africa to take...

November 17th, 2008 Rebecca Wanjiku
Qualcomm creates PC alternative for developing nations

Qualcomm creates PC alternative for developing nations

NAIROBI, KENYA - Qualcomm has developed technology that allows developing countries to connect to the Internet without a personal computer....

November 13th, 2008 Rebecca Wanjiku