IDC

COVID-19 uncertainty grips Nigeria’s tech sector

Companies doing what they can to minimise impact on operations but acknowledge uncertainty.
Paul Adepoju
4:10
17 Mar

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.
1:30
10 Mar

Coronavirus knocks smartphone supply to Africa

IDC research anticipates an 8.4% drop in the market in Q1 2020.
2:50
4 Mar

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.
2:10
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).
2:40
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.
6:10
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.
3:30
Jan 31, 2020

Clear tech opportunity within SA's ailing economy

IDC points to increasing opportunity within networks, IaaS and storage in particular.
2:20
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.
2:20
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.
3:50
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.
2:30
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.