Tag: Internet Penetration


YouTube Has Over 325 Mn Monthly Users In India; Gaming, Food Videos Rule The Charts

Over 2,500 YouTube channels from India have crossed 1 Mn subscribers, with nine channels having over 10 Mn subscribers In terms of genres, gaming videos saw […]
October 29th, 2020

The importance of a mobile friendly website design

Selina Bieber is the senior regional director for Mena, Turkey, and South Africa at GoDaddy With more than182 million internet users and 70 per cent internet penetration, internet usage in the Middle East […]
October 28th, 2020
Techpoint Africa

Nigeria’s broadcast regulator could be creating a difficult era for journalism

On Monday, October 26, 2020, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) of Nigeria fined three media firms for reporting the October 20 #LekkiMasaccre using eyewitness reports. The […]
October 27th, 2020

DMart Braces For Competition, Eyes Growth With Its Ecommerce Offering

The company plans to shut down two stores in Mumbai and make it into fulfilment centres for ecommerce operations DMart also plans to expand its ecommerce […]
October 20th, 2020

Airtel’s Privacy Policy Faux Pas Highlights Urgent Need For Personal Data Protection Bill

A passage in Airtel’s privacy policy mentioned that the telecom and its authorised third parties could collect sensitive personal information from their users This caused a […]
October 20th, 2020
Disrupt Africa

Meet the Investor: Ceasar Nyagah, Partech Africa

“The African startup ecosystem is now mainstream, and venture capital is on its way to becoming the number one asset class on the continent.” That is […]
October 20th, 2020
Techpoint Africa

How local partners play an integral role in supporting projects of large tech companies like Facebook

Last month, US-based tech giant, Facebook, announced plans to open a second African office in Lagos, Nigeria. This signalled a landmark achievement for the whole continent. […]
October 12th, 2020
Techpoint Africa

Why Netflix needs more than cheap plans to drive massive growth in Africa

In September, Netflix revealed its plan to begin testing a cheap mobile-only subscription plan in Nigeria. Priced at ₦1,200 ($2.65) monthly, this plan will be added […]
October 9th, 2020

[Startup Bharat] Sambalpur-based hyperlocal startup Homvery aims to be the Urban Company of Odisha

The demand for hyperlocal delivery is rising…and rising. Increased internet penetration and the use of smartphones have increased the demand for online services, and startups such […]
October 7th, 2020
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