Posts Tagged ‘Mobile phone’

TECNO Cracks Down on Counterfeit Handsets in Africa

With the mobile phone manufacturer TECNO becoming more and more popular in African market, a great many fake products appeared, threatening the benefits of the manufacturer, its distributors and dealers, local government and the customers as well. TECNO determined to offer a heavy blow to fake handsets in many countries in Africa, such as Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia and so on, hoping for building a healthier mob...

24 Apr 6:49 AM 0 Read More...

Toby Shapshak’s TED Talk on Africa: You Don’t Need an App for That!

Are the simplest phones the smartest? While the rest of the world is updating statuses and playing games on smartphones, Africa is developing useful SMS-based solutions to everyday needs, says journalist Toby Shapshak. In this eye-opening talk, Shapshak explores the frontiers of mobile invention in Africa as he asks us to reconsider our preconceived notions of innovation. Toby speaks of innovation in Afr...

01 Apr 3:00 PM 0 Read More...

MTN, Huawei Launched New Handset – Ascend Y220

Ghana’s largest telecommunications company, MTN in collaboration with Huawei Technologies, have launched a new mobile handset Huawei Ascend Y220. The new device is a 3.5 inch touch screen with 4.0 Android system, built in wifi-hotspot and has a longer battery life. In June last year, 2013 Huawei and MTN introduced the MTN/Huawei Ascend Y210 handset which became very appealing to mobile phone users, hence ...

12 Feb 7:19 PM 0 Read More...

Ghana’s Technology & Innovation Boom : Africa Gathering 2013

Africa Gathering - a celebration of Innovation, Technology and Ideas's event took place at the BBC Broadcasting House, London from June 21 -22, 2013. Below is a summary of slides from my presentation on Ghana's Technology and Innovation Boom. My presentation highlighted on the state of Innovation and Technology a decade ago when access to mobile and internet was nearly impossible to current day Ghana, where ...

15 Jul 6:55 PM 0 Read More...

SolarKiosk | A Modular Business Unit for Africa

SolarKiosk, a modular business unit for Africa and off-grid areas anywhere in the world, recently opened its first kiosk near Lake Langano, Ethiopia.   Following a period of design and planning, a privately financed company was formed to prepare the product for serial production by building prototypes and running pilots in several countries. The first prototype of the SolarKiosk was built in November 2011 an...

17 Sep 12:02 PM 0 Read More...
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