Mobile Apps in Africa News: #45

Report: Africa will see fastest growth in video-related internet traffic


Video currently accounts for less than six percent of internet traffic across Africa, according to the  Sandvine Global Internet Phenomena Report, but that number is expected to grow faster than it did for any other region before it.

“While video is a small part of mobile bandwidth in the region today, we predict Africa will be the fastest video adopter and operators will respond with creative device-and application-based service tiers,” said CEO of Sandvine Dave Caputo in a statement. MORE…


Standard Bank app lands on Windows Phone


Cape Town – Standard Bank has made its application available for the Windows Phone operating system, the company announced.

Standard Bank announced on Monday that it app, built in-house, is available for Nokia Lumia devices which run the Windows Phone operating system.

Banking applications have become a growing channel for customers to increase mobile financial functionality. MORE…


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