28 Sep 2012

Read this week's Hot Stories in Africa and Middle East


Hot Stories in Emerging Markets

Social network 2go has more active users in Nigeria than Facebook
http://gadget.co.za/pebble.asp?relid=5148

Four Banks & Etisalat Deploy Mobile Money Service
http://allafrica.com/stories/201209160190.html

Social secrets of the digital divide to help users cross several digital divides
http://www.gadget.co.za/pebble.asp?relid=5101

Seven ways mobile phones have changed lives in Africa
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/13/world/africa/mobile-phones-change-africa/index.html

The backbone of Africa: Entrepreneurs who refuse to quit
http://m.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/african-and-mideast-business/the-backbone-of-africa-entrepreneurs-who-refuse-to-quit/article4565485/?service=mobile

South Africa reported to have the most expensive mobile broadband
http://www.humanipo.com/blog/1652/South-Africa-reported-to-have-the-most-expensive-mobile-broadband

Middle East operators mull social networking alliance
http://www.mobilebusinessbriefing.com/articles/middle-east-operators-mull-social-networking-alliance/25441?elq=d71ea279e9eb43c29cc47080f0d28c34#.UGREliEMLkI.twitter

Hosted offerings tailor-made for Africa compete head-on with cloud computing giants. MynextMail interview
http://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/advice/success-stories/snapshots/mynextmail-madoda-kuzwayo-and-mnive-nhlabathi/
Infographic

Smartphone usage in South Africa
http://techtalkafrica.com/smartphone-usage-in-south-africa-infographic.html/


Weekly Webinar

Bringing value to the network: Powerful and Reliable DPI Engine as key driver for competitive Network Equipment Vendors
http://webinars.telecoms.com/webinar/bringing-value-to-the-network/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+upcomingwebinars+%28webinars.telecoms.com%29

Blog Spot

The Rise of Enterprise 2.0
http://comworldseries.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/the-rise-of-enterprise-20.html

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