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Anne Morris, Contributing Editor, Special to Connecting Africa, 7/25/2017
The smartphone market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) remained somewhat sluggish in the second quarter of 2017, but a recent report from research firm GfK predicted that the market would grow in 2017 primarily due to demand from African countries.
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Anne Morris, Contributing Editor, Special to Connecting Africa, 7/24/2017
Virgin Mobile and Vodacom as well as Nigerian industrial conglomerate BUA Group emerged as potential buyers of Nigeria's Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services (EMTS), now trading under the name 9mobile, in a number of reports over the weekend, just days after the operator said it was more than happy to talk with new investors. (See Nigeria's ...
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2017
As if the market needed any confirmation, Nigeria's Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services (EMTS), now trading under the name 9mobile, is more than happy to talk with potential new investors following the appointment of a new management team and introduction of a new brand.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/19/2017
Blink and you might miss a significant shift in Nigeria's massive mobile market of about 155 million users.
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The Staff, 7/17/2017
AfricaCom, the continent's largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms conference and exhibition, is adding a Technology Arena to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the event, which this year takes place in Cape Town on November 7-9.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/14/2017
Troubled mobile operator Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services (EMTS) is to change its trading name from Etisalat Nigeria to 9Mobile as part of an ongoing restructuring process that the company's new management team hopes will revive its fortunes.
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The Staff, 7/13/2017
Mobile technologies and services generated US$110 billion of economic value in sub-Saharan Africa in 2016, the equivalent of 7.7% of the region's GDP*, according to a new report from the GSM Association (GSMA).
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/11/2017
Mobile operator Etisalat Nigeria may be forced into a near-term name change if one of its former stakeholders gets its way.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/5/2017
Safaricom is still resisting efforts by the Communications Authority of Kenya to install a device management system (DMS) on its network, citing snooping and privacy concerns.
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lenna
Posted by lenna |  In reply to: Blue Label to Buy 3G Mobile for 1.9B Rand
1.9 billion ?   Wow...

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