COVID-19 uncertainty grips Nigeria’s tech sector
Companies doing what they can to minimise impact on operations but acknowledge uncertainty.
COVID-19’s dark shadow over West Africa’s smartphone market
IDC raises concerns of a likely increase in gray market re-exports of smartphones into Nigeria.
Coronavirus knocks smartphone supply to Africa
IDC research anticipates an 8.4% drop in the market in Q1 2020.
SA suffers biggest slump in MEA PC device market
IDC research cites weak rand US dollar exchange rate, high unemployment and low business confidence index.
Feb 20, 2020
IDC, Liferay release report analysing customer experience trends in the insurance industry
According to a joint report by IDC and Liferay, the technologies most driving this growth are those relating to the optimisation and improvement of customer experience (CX).
Feb 18, 2020
MEA banking, finance industry forks out US$12.68-bn on ICT
85% of banks to embed AI by year-end in order to streamline know-your-customer procedures, claims research by IDC.
Feb 7, 2020
MTN's 'controversy-free' time in Nigeria may be short-lived
It is too early to conclude MTN is now off the hook in Nigeria, given the tax case has been referred to other parts of government, say analysts.
Jan 31, 2020
Clear tech opportunity within SA's ailing economy
IDC points to increasing opportunity within networks, IaaS and storage in particular.
Jan 23, 2020
Middle East, Turkey and Africa to spend top dollar on innovation, digital transformation
Investments in digital transformation and innovation will account for 30% of all IT spending in the region, according to IDC.
Jan 22, 2020
IDC and Liferay release report on the importance of customer-centricity in manufacturing
Manufacturers are looking for new ways to engage with their clients and ensure they provide consistent customer experiences across all touchpoints and activities says Liferay.
Jan 6, 2020
The mobile data pricing conundrum
Sabelo Dlamini, Senior Research and Consulting Manager at IDC South Africa, questions the methodology used by South Africa's Competition Commission.
Dec 10, 2019
Growth in MEA's PC devices market
Kenya, Nigeria singled out as market experiences growth for the first time in 19 quarters says IDC.
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