DDC aims to boost broadband speeds across EA
Internet access in east Africa is still relatively slow and costly but a Djibouti-based technology start-up company has ambitions to help change that.
Djibouti Data Center (DDC), set up by a group of local and international investors 18 months ago, is the first data center and Internet exchange in east Africa connected to eight fiber optic cables that are part of the main Internet route from Europe to Asia.
የሀገሪቱን መልካም ገጽታ ለማጎልበትና ለህዝቡ ተጨባጭ መረጃ ለማድረስ በማህበራዊ ሚዲያ ላይ ትኩረት አድርጎ እንደሚሰራ የመንግስት ኮሙኒኬሽን ጉዳዮች ጽህፈት ቤት ገለጸ፡፡
ጽህፈት ቤቱ በማህበራዊ ሚዲያ አጠቃቀም ላይ ለህዝብ ግንኙነትና ሚዲያ ባለሙያዎች ባዘጋጀው የስልጠና መድረክ ነው ይህን ያስታወቀው፡፡
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has launched an Ebola information service on the popular multimedia instant communication platform WhatsApp.
The corporation said the service is in English and French languages. It will provide public health information on Ebola from the BBC, using audio, text message posts and images. Furthermore, the service would deliver Ebola-related breaking news alerts to subscribers.
Google has announced changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy.
The company has long been criticised for enabling people to find sites to download entertainment illegally.
The entertainment industry has argued that illegal sites should be "demoted" in search results.
The new measures, mostly welcomed by music trade group the BPI, will instead point users towards legal alternatives such as Spotify and Google Play.
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