Wei Shi, Site Editor, 7/19/2018
Having announced the sale of its Cypriot operation earlier this week, South Africa-based MTN Group Ltd. is believed to be considering pulling out of the three West African markets where its subscriber base is smaller than 1 million, according to a report by Bloomberg, which cited sources familiar with the situation.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/18/2018
Kenya's Safaricom is about to strike a deal with Ethiopia's government to help introduce the M-Pesa mobile money and banking service to the country's population of more than 100 million, according to a report from Reuters.
PRESS RELEASE, 7/18/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- KIGALI, Rwanda -- Kirusa, a global leader in communication solutions over data networks for consumers and enterprises, today announced its foray into roaming solutions for African mobile operators, with InstaVoice ReachMe, a smartphone app.
Wei Shi, Site Editor, 7/17/2018
Chad's mobile services sector, currently an effective duopoly, is about to get shaken up.
PRESS RELEASE, 7/17/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI, Kenya -- Businesses around the world have been deploying an early adopter version of Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service, which becomes generally available today. The service allows organizations to easily build blockchain networks to drive more secure and efficient transactions and to track goods through supply chains on a global ...
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/16/2018
Liquid Telecom and Telecom Egypt have struck an agreement that will enable the completion of a 60,000-km terrestrial data network, known as "The One Africa," that runs from Cairo to Cape Town.
PRESS RELEASE, 7/13/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Vodafone and Tunisie Telecom today jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Tunisia. This will be Vodafone's first such partnership in North Africa.
The Staff, 7/13/2018
Two country divisions from the MTN Group are among the 30 organizations to have joined communications industry body TM Forum in recent weeks, with digital transformation at the heart of the decision to join.
Chris Read, 7/13/2018
Representatives of the US media, tech and investment sectors have been meeting in Silicon Valley with Nigerian government ministers and a delegation of private industry executives about potential business and investment opportunities in the country.
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