Telecoms

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…
Apr 29, 2017
Infinix one of the world’s fast growing mobile brands has launched its latest phone on the Ghanaian Market known as “Infinix s2”. The Infinix s2 which is expected to make…
Apr 23, 2017
Some of us are so addicted to our internet TV services that it’s hard to imagine the entire category was pretty much unheard of just a decade ago. More to…
Apr 03, 2017
Official PC shipments to Nigeria fell 57.1% year on year in 2016 to total 156,511 units, according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC). This means the…
Mar 28, 2017
In our always-on, hyper-connected world of social media, Internet searches and instant messaging, the smartphone is king. That's why, according to stats released by cell phone contract comparison engine Phonefinder.co.za,…
Mar 22, 2017
The East Africa PC market – comprising Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda – declined -8.6% year on year in Q4 2016, according to the latest figures compiled by International Data…
Mar 20, 2017
UK telecoms giant Vodafone has merged its Indian business with Idea Cellular, India's third-largest network, to create the country's largest operator. The combined company will have almost 400 million customers,…
Mar 16, 2017
As one of the world’s largest messaging and social media apps, BBM is constantly upgrading and improving its features. A host of new features have just been announced for the…
Mar 14, 2017
Telcos across Africa are increasingly focusing on effectively maximizing their return on investment from data and on monetizing emerging opportunities such as the Internet of Things (IoT) to remain competitive…
Mar 13, 2017
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market declined 24.2% year on year (Y-o-Y) in the final quarter of 2016 to total 3.07 million units, according to the latest figures…

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