Jumia Ghana - Men Make 2/3 of Online Purchases in Ghana.

A recent piece of market research, carried out by Jumia Ghana, the online shopping giant, found that men make 2/3 of online purchases in Ghana. They also found that men buy the majority of products under every category, including Beauty and Perfume, and Fashion. The question is WHY? Women in Ghana have access to the Internet, smartphones, and disposable cash, so why is it that they are not shopping onli...

03 Jul 12:31 PM 1 Read More...

5G Networks Will Be Ready in Five Years

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has defined the fifth generation networks (5G) and decided to commercialize that technology by the year 2020. ITU-R Working Party 5D of the UN’s telecommunication arm finalized its 5G vision and rubber-stamped it as IMT-2020 at a meeting in San Diego, California last week, Total Telecom reported. The union defined 5G as the network capable of speeds up to 20...

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Google Empowers Collaborative Citizen Journalism with News Labs

Google today revealed details of a new project designed to power the world of journalism. News Labs is a joint venture between Google and a number of technology firms and entrepreneurs to make it easier to research and publish stories. It's something aimed primarily at major newsrooms and reporting outlets, but it also features tools that can help to power and promote collaborative citizen journalism. Th...

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Telecom: Ghana's Mobile Voice Subscribers Edge up Slightly in March

The number of mobile voice subscribers in Ghana in March rose by 0.41 percent from 31,028,253 in February 2015 to 31,154,420 in March, according to a report from the National Communications Authority. The penetration rate for the month under review was 115.64 percent. MTN Ghana’s subscriber base increased marginally from 14,113,432 at the end of the previous month to end March with 14,207,778, representing a ...

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Airtel Unveils NFC Payment Service in Ghana

Contact-less payments are shifting retail and consumer behaviour across Europe and the Americas and it's good to see them been introduced on the African continent. Airtel Ghana in partnership with Verifone has unveiled a contactless "tap and pay" NFC technology payment service, that enables about 1.5 million holders of Airtel Money accounts settle bills using their mobile phones. The idea behind the partner...

13 Jun 9:15 AM 0 Read More...
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