Kenyans put a hold on buying smartphones as inflation bites
Consumer spending on smartphones declined as prices for basic commodities increased, constraining budgets for technology products.Staff Writer
Egypt’s smartphone market nosedives in Q3, but pundits foresee stability
IDC research shows North Africa country’s market was down 73.4% year-on-year, but analysts believe it will recover in 2023.
Rebuilding trust and efficiency in the public sector
The public sector has a shaky track record when it comes to delivering services and support, and that has to change says Jon Tullett, Associate Research Director, IT Services & Cloud, at IDC Sub-Saharan Africa.
MEA’s PCD market expected to hit speed wobble
Analysts predict Middle East & Africa’s personal computing devices market to decline in Q3 2022, but figures are still better than pre-pandemic levels.
Cyberextortion pushes Sub-Saharan businesses to the brink
Data leaks, targeted attacks are ongoing and top threats to the region, according to research by KnowBe4 and the IDC.
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.
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.
Teraco provides access to Oracle Cloud via FastConnect
The firm now offers connectivity services directly through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure via Oracle's datacentre.
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.
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.
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.
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.