Tips Hosting, an ICT solutions provider serving East and Central Africa, launched CloudLIFE Cloud communications service for business users, and features include instant messaging and presence; shared and private calendars, address books and file storage; email (including push email, calendaring and address books for all mobile devices supporting ActiveSync); and and social media integration. These features are accessible on Android phones/tablets and iPhones/iPads as well as PCs and Macs. CloudLIFE service is powered by the CommuniGate Systems Unified Communications Hosting Platform…Canada’s DragonWave Inc. added five customers in Nigeria: Mobitel, Netcom, MainOne, Spectranet and Monacom are using the company’s Horizon product family to deliver high-capacity, 4G/LTE-Ready wireless backhaul networks…And here’s more about the African broadband market: Comverse is telling communication service providers (CSPs) that Africa offers more opportunity than almost any other region on the planet. The continent is home to more than 1 billion people, and Africans are embracing mobile technologies as the communication infrastructure to propel progress throughout the continent…Opera Software rolled out a customized version of its Opera Mini browser to subscribers of Mexico’s Telcel, who now reportedly will be able to take advantage of Opera Mini’s compression feature, which saves users as much as 90 percent of their time and money, Opera claims. Opera’s partnership with Telcel is part of its larger agreement with its parent company America Movil, announced earlier this year.

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