Telecoms

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Facebook recently announced that it now has over 2 billion monthly users. This makes its “population” larger than that of China, the US, Mexico and Japan combined. Its popularity, and…
Nov 30, -0001
In confirmation of its withdrawal from Nigeria, the Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat Group announced Monday that it had terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian arm and gave Etisalat Nigeria three…
Jul 01, 2017
Late on 27 June, the New York Times reported that a number of Ukrainian banks and Ukrenergo, the Ukrainian state power distributor, had been affected by unidentified malware which caused…
Jun 30, 2017
Safaricom will beginning today undertake a three-week upgrade of M-Pesa to enable the rollout of more features on the mobile money platform, which serves more than 26 million customers. The…
Jun 27, 2017
Abu Dhabi state investment fund Mubadala has pulled out of Etisalat Nigeria after the telecoms firm failed to renegotiate a $1.2 billion loan taken out four years ago with 13…
Jun 27, 2017
WhatsApp has made a u-turn on plans to withdraw their service from older devices.  They announced the move in an updated blog post, backtracking on the previous announcement that WhatsApp…
Jun 15, 2017
When consumers visit the Phonefinder.co.za cellphone contract comparison engine, they are able to view and compare packages from various Mobile Network Operators (MNO), including Telkom Mobile. As Lance Krom, founder…
Jun 05, 2017
From mobile money to cargo drones and rugged portable wifi hotspots, Africa’s innovators are generating new technology to tackle consumer needs and development challenges. New data charting investment activity flowing…
May 22, 2017
Owned by Nespars, Multichoice Africa is Africa’s largest video entertainment and internet company with a strong presence in South Africa and across the African continent. The company owns the popular…
May 16, 2017
Vodacom Group Ltd., South Africa's largest mobile operator by subscribers, is buying a $2.59 billion stake in Kenya's Safaricom Ltd. in the hope of popularizing the highly-touted East African mobile…
May 15, 2017
The Lagos State Government has launched a free public Wi-Fi project at parks and gardens in Lagos in partnership with MainOne. The initiative which was kick-started at the popular Ndubisi…
May 03, 2017
Africa's biggest mobile phone operator MTN Group reported a 7.1 percent rise in group revenue for the first quarter of 2017, helped by a strong performance in its data services…
May 02, 2017
MTN Ghana continues to occupy the top spot in mobile voice subscriptions for the period ending February 2017 recording in excess of 20.26 million subscribers representing an increase of more…

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