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Safaricom picks Ericsson for E-band microwave solution

Safaricom picks Ericsson for E-band microwave solution

Safaricom has chosen Ericsson to supply microwave solutions based on the E-band platform to achieve multi Gbps backhaul capacity for mobile broadband nationwide coverage in Kenya. The solution – MINI-LINK 6352 – offers key advantages such as high capacity, efficient use of spectrum, low-energy consumption and simplified operations and maintenance. With technological advances in microwave […]
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Airtel Kenya upgrades 600 sites to 5G Network

Airtel Kenya upgrades 600 sites to 5G Network

Over 600 sites are now 5G-ready in Nairobi, Mombasa and Malindi, according to Airtel Kenya managing director Prasanta Das Sarma. In an interview with a local daily, Prasanta said that the deployment of 5G-ready networks would help it capitalize on the rising mobile Internet demand in the country. “These 600 sites are now 5G-ready. We […]
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How to Identify a fake TECNO Phone

How to Identify a fake TECNO Phone

The Smartphone market is awash with fake devices ranging from Tecno, Samsung, Infinix, iPhone to Huawei which are readily available at some shady phone retailers. These phones are commonly referred to as ‘china phones’  a disparaging stereotype to describe the sub-standard products coming from China that have unique selling points. The devices are cheaply priced […]
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LG Electronics confirms it's discontinuing its smartphone business

LG Electronics confirms it’s discontinuing its smartphone business

LG Electronics has confirmed that it is shutting down its smartphone business to focus on the firm’s growth areas. The South Korean technology group says the move will enable it to focus resources on electric vehicle components, connected devices, smart homes, robotics, artificial intelligence and business-to-business solutions. The firm was once considered a pioneer of […]
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Huawei gifts buyers 50% off on Huawei products

Huawei gifts buyers 50% off on Huawei products

Huawei Mobile Kenya will run a 5-day campaign aimed at giving discounts on various products and services in their Huawei Experience Stores in Nairobi. The Huawei Experience Stores include Sarit Center, Yaya Center, Village Market and Thika Road Mall (TRM) respectively. Consumers will benefit from 10% discount on all accessories that include Smartwatches, FreeBuds, Band […]
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Zoom now lets developers integrate its platform with a new SDK release

Zoom now lets developers integrate its platform with a new SDK release

Teleconferencing service provider, Zoom has released a new SDK (software development kit) to help developers build Zoom into their software. According to the company, you can now build your own “video-based applications and websites” on top of Zoom’s platform and can more easily incorporate Zoom’s video and audio features directly into your apps. The company […]
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