Tag Archives: Google

YouTube rolls out music streaming service in MENA

YouTube has introduced its music streaming services in the Middle East and North Africa market. The YouTube music streaming services will firstly be accessible in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon and Oman. The company is providing two services YouTube Music offers a music streaming application from 5.44 USD (Dh19.99) per month and [...]

Google to launch free fast WI-FI in South Africa

Google is bringing Google Station, aiming to provide fast WIFI to everyone, to South Africa. The platform which makes it easy to roll out safe and protected Wi-Fi hotspots in public places by providing its partners with software and hardware support Google works with network operators, fibre providers, system integrators, and other partners to offers [...]

Safaricom introduces affordable 4G-enabled smartphones in Kenya

Safaricom has introduced a smartphone campaign by launching the cheapest 4G-enabled smartphones Neon Ray and Neon Nova in Kenya. The introduction of the smartphones is intended to offer a digital experience for those who do not have smartphones. The Chief Customer Officer at Safaricom, Sylvia Mulinge, said, At Safaricom, we aim to transform lives by providing solutions to [...]

Google’s Free Wifi launched in Nigeria

Google has introduced its free Wi-Fi service for Nigerians, the Google Station, in Ikeja, Lekki and other parts of Lagos. The companys country director in Nigeria, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, declared, It is live in some locations already like the MMA 2, Ikeja City Mall, The Palms Lekki, Computer Village and the University of Lagos. Ehimuan-Chiazor also [...]

Google Go newly launched app in South Africa

Google has announced the launch of Google Go, a new app that will allow users to search and browse using less data. Users come to us to experience the web and access accurate information quickly. Unfortunately users cant always decide on the type of device they have or the kind of connection they are on, [...]

South Africa’s YouTube viewership rise over 90%

Google-owned YouTube has recorded a 90% increase in its viewership in South Africa in 2013 with over 70% of viewers aged between 18 and 34. According to a recent survey, these young South Africans are constantly connected and, if they need answers to something, they are more likely to consult their smartphones than another person [...]