Author Archives: TechLoy


South Africa’s Telkom reportedly plans 260Mbps download speed showcase next week

South African mobile operator, Telkom has deployed what it claims is ‘South Africa’s first LTE three-downlink component carrier (3 CC DL) network’ in Fancourt (George), located in the Western Cape province, reports Telegeography. According to the report, the operator will demonstrate the ‘4.5G’ technology which is capable of delivering maximum download speeds of 260Mbps at

African Press Organization to sponsor technology journalist to cover AfricaCom 2015

The African Press Organization (APO), a press release newswire service in Africa today announced that Lilian Murugi Mutegi, a Kenyan technology Staff Writer with CIO East Africa has won its invitation to attend AfricaCom 2015, the biggest technology event in Africa, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from November 17 – 19, 2015.

Gemalto’s cloud-backup solution protects over three billion contacts for mobile subscribers in Middle East and Africa

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announced today that over three billion mobile phonebook contacts across the Middle East and Africa region alone are now being saved through its LinqUs Cloud Backup solution. “Our cloud backup solutions are number one in the region,” said Eric Claudel, President for Africa & Middle East at Gemalto