Telecoms

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…
Oct 15, 2018
Samsung announced the Galaxy A9, which debuts as the world’s first rear-quad camera.   The Galaxy A9 allows you to capture dynamic photos with little effort. It the camera has…
Oct 09, 2018
United Arab Emirates-based global satellite operator, Yahsat on Monday launched its flagship satellite broadband service YahClick in partnership local ISP, Dandemutande in a move that could lower prices of data…
Oct 08, 2018
MTN Group Ltd. and its bankers have provided more documents that may reduce Nigeria’s $8.1 billion claim on the South African wireless carrier, which could be resolved soon, Central Bank…
Oct 06, 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has asked the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to deny MTN Group an injunction that would stop the telecommunication company from transferring $8.1…
Oct 04, 2018
Twitter has launched a new setting for South Africa which will enable people using Twitter for iOS and Android to save data while they browse. Jesar Shah, Product Manager, Twitter…
Oct 02, 2018
Operations through an Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).   IPO is the offering of stock to the public – stock market – for the first…
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