Dip in MEA’s personal computing devices market

Demand for desktops, notebooks, workstations and tablets expected to decline 6.0% year-on-year in shipment terms for Q2 2022, according to IDC.
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China's Transsion Holdings dominates Africa smartphone market

Amid decline in overall mobile phone shipments to the continent towards the end of last year, Transsion outperformed certain competitors.
Feb 28, 2022

Teraco provides access to Oracle Cloud via FastConnect

The firm now offers connectivity services directly through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure via Oracle's datacentre.
Feb 3, 2022

ICT spending in META region to top US$229bn this year

IDC research reflects an increase of 2.7% over 2021 as the market rebounds from a turbulent past two years.
Jan 25, 2022

Africa: Technology’s big guns switch to hybrid working model

Change as a result of compliance with COVID-19 regulation, but also the pursuit of global recognition as top employers.
Jan 24, 2022

CIO Insomnia: The Big Tech Wake

The South African CIO faces a complex and demanding IT and business landscape as they enter into 2022 says Oluwole Babatope, Senior Research Analyst, Telecoms & Networking at IDC Africa.
Jan 12, 2022

Africa has largely embraced the hybrid work reality

According to IDC research in December 2020, over 90% of CIOs would continue with- or increase their spending on collaborative applications.
Dec 15, 2021

META region expected to fork out US$58bn for DX by 2025

IDC details research on annual spending on digital transformation across Middle East, Turkey & Africa.
Dec 10, 2021

Edtech propels Southern Africa PC market to record high

Southern African learners turning to remote learning to keep up with the academic year prompted high demand for computing devices, says IDC.
Dec 9, 2021

New tariffs trip up Egypt’s fast-growth smartphone market

Momentum slowed by new 10% import tariff, according to IDC.
Dec 6, 2021

Africa’s smartphone market dips amid component shortages

2.3% quarter-on-quarter decline during Q3 2021, according to IDC research.