$8 billion will be invested in the ICT sector year, targeting roll out of the optic fibre network, digital television services and access to online public services by citizens.This according to Government shows commitment to the attainment of a digital economy and continues to create an enabling environment for growth of the telecommunications sector in line with the National Development strategy (NDS1).
Information, Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services Minister Jenfan Muswere indicated these sentiments at Nyachuru Containerised launch recently.He said the Government has collaborated with private sector to expedite the development of an inclusive digital economy by setting up digital hubs in rural and marginalised communities.
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To Be Tracked or Not? Apple Is Now Giving Us the Choice.
With Apple’s latest mobile software update, we can decide whether apps monitor and share our activities with others. Here’s what to know.
If we had a choice, would any of us want to be tracked online for the sake of seeing more relevant digital ads?
We are about to find out.
NetOne Is Lying About Their One Money Figures , Or Registered “Useless Increase”
State owned mobile network operator NetOne is probably lying about their increased One Money subscribers to Potraz again or they have just registered useless subscriber increase.
NetOne are not new in this falsifying of information business, they did it 2018, before Potraz penalised them after they misrepresented growth figures on their mobile subscribers, during the “One Fusion hey days”
Google, Facebook and Amazon face new UK regulator
A new regulator aiming to curb the dominance of tech giants has started work in the UK.
The Digital Markets Unit (DMU) will first look to create new codes of conduct for companies such as Facebook and Google and their relationship with content providers and advertisers.
The new unit will be based inside the Competition and Markets Authority.
The regime will be “unashamedly pro-competition”, said the business secretary.
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China’s top-tech Alibaba’s Jack Ma disappears for three months?
Jack Ma was about to become the richest man in China.In November 2020, on the eve of another commercial success, the outspoken billionaire suddenly went missing.Ma’s company Alibaba has risen from an online store run from his apartment, to one of the world’s largest tech giants.
Today, it reaches nearly 800 million users with services including online shopping, cloud computing and artificial intelligence.
The tech magnate is known for his flamboyant presence and publicity stunts.He’s thrown parties for thousands of his employees and serenaded them with musical numbers like You Raise Me Up.
Masiyiwa celebrates Liquid’s Completion of ‘Most Audacious Project’ ever Built in Africa
Liquid Telecom, Africa’s leader in digital infrastructure, has completed one of the most audacious projects ever built on the continent, according to its founder and Chairman of the Econet Group, Strive Masiyiwa.
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ZOL discontinues free minutes ZOLspot access
All the good things come to an end, but yeah like ZOL said the best things are for free, but not anymore as the covid induced economic crunch continues to bite the world.
ZOL has stopped the free 30 minutes of internet access that were accessible through various ZOLspot locations planted all over the country.
This was a major move, connecting basically anyone for those critical 30min per day to by pressing matters or simple online check ups.
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has regained the title as the world richest person after Tesla CEO Elon Musk slipped from the top spot on the Bloomberg Billionaire Index list.
Bezos is now $190 billion compared to Musk who is $170 billion worth