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Mozilla eyes Africa with Firefox OS

The Mozilla Foundation, the organisation behind the Firefox Web browser and the latest smartphone operating system, Firefox OS, recently announced plans to expand Firefox OS to Africa through Airtel, MTN South Africa and Tigo, operated by Millicom. These operators will introduce the first

Content, price crucial to Africa smartphone growth

Affordable smartphones are starting to transform the landscape in Africa, getting millions of people across the continent online for the first time, but prices need to fall further and content and applications need to be tailored for local communities and languages, experts said this week

Firefox OS phones coming to MTN

MTN South Africa and two other big African operators, Airtel and Tigo, intend launching phones running Mozilla’s open-source, Linux-based Firefox OS platform, it has emerged. Firefox OS is meant as a rival to platforms such