Telecoms

Nov 17, 2018
MTN's new smart phone is due to be launched in Nigeria and South Africa at the start of next year. The new phone, which offers a 3G internet connection, could…
Nov 17, 2018
The Courier Regulatory Department (CRD) of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) has revoked licences of 30 courier companies in the country. The General Manager, CRD, Dr Ishaya Diwa, made the…
Nov 15, 2018
Telecommunication company, MTN Nigeria, has sued the Nigerian government to the tune of N3 billion.   The firm, in the new suit, is challenging the legality of N242 billion and…
Nov 07, 2018
South African telecoms firm Vodacom said on Wednesday it had entered into a roaming and facilities leasing agreement with Telkom, South Africa's biggest fixed-line operator. Vodacom said the multi-billion rand…
Nov 01, 2018
Mobile phones have become widespread all over the world, including in rural and low-income communities. As research shows, these devices have the potential to bring about significant societal change –…
Oct 31, 2018
The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed December 4, 2018 for hearing in the suit filed by MTN Nigeria Communications Limited to challenge the $8,134,312,397.63 being demanded from the…
Oct 30, 2018
While MTN saw strong subscriber growth outside SA, it lost 834,000 prepaid customers in South Africa from June to September of this year. The company is losing customers to cheaper…
Oct 29, 2018
MTN Group, Africa’s biggest mobile operator, reported a 1.1 percent rise in quarterly user base on Monday, helped partly by strong performances in Nigeria, its largest but increasingly problematic market.…
Oct 25, 2018
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) fine on MTN Nigeria is very damaging to the country, Zainab Ahmed, finance minister has said. This came as the telco confirmed it was continuing…
Oct 25, 2018
  You know how it goes: Dad wants to watch SuperSport, Mom can’t get enough of Harvey in Suits and the sound of Minions is the soundtrack to your stay-at-home…
Oct 20, 2018
Huawei unveiled new flagship smartphones with a novel smart camera and video features on Tuesday, as it seeks to sustain momentum among price-conscious consumers. The Chinese company, which overtook Apple…
Oct 17, 2018
Technology firm Google Monday introduced a motorbike mode on its maps, offering routes, traffic information and voice navigation service for riders in Africa for the first time.   Streets in…
Oct 16, 2018
A Kenyan Telecommunications firm Safaricom #ticker:SCOM lost 1.6 percent of its subscribers’ market share in the quarter ended June as rival Airtel added more users to its network, fresh data…
Oct 16, 2018
Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday became the latest company to drop out of a business conference in Saudi Arabia. Pressure has mounted on Saudi Arabia since prominent Saudi journalist Jamal…

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