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Mixed Bag for MTN in H1
Ray Le Maistre 8/8/2018 Post a comment
The operator added subscribers and improved margins but its debts and challenges in Iran and other markets are making investors nervous.
Smart Cities, 5G & IoT Take Center Stage at AfricaCom 2018
Amy Turner 7/20/2018 1 comment
Africa's digerati are set to converge on the annual AfricaCom event in Cape Town once again to figure out the continent's connected future, analyse the potential of 5G, identify how IoT and smart cities could play a role in Africa's digital development… and much more.
Is M-Pesa Heading to Ethiopia?
Ray Le Maistre 7/18/2018 Post a comment
Speculation suggests 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 100 million-plus population and compete with existing player M-BIRR.
Africa the Bright Spot for Bharti Airtel
Ray Le Maistre 4/25/2018 1 comment
While Indian operator faces major challenges in its domestic market, its operations in Africa continued to grow and thrive during the first three months of this year, underpinned by investments in mobile broadband.
Africa Stars in Airtel’s Q3 Results
Ray Le Maistre 1/19/2018 Post a comment
While the Indian market proves tough for Bharti Airtel, revenues from its African operations are up by more than 5% in the fiscal third quarter that ended December 31, 2017.
Blue Label to Buy 3G Mobile for 1.9B Rand
Ray Le Maistre 6/29/2017 2 comments
South African m-commerce and pre-paid voice specialist is buying mobile device distributor 3G Mobile as a bolt on to its existing business and that of its impending mobile operator business, Cell C.
To compensate his reduction of tax on petroleum products, Uhuru Kenyatta is bumping up tax on phone calls and internet use.
Major Indian telco is believed to have appointed banks to coordinate the IPO of its African business.
Using WiMax to connect sparse populations in rural areas could be an efficient route to providing Internet access for other markets too.
The new undersea South Atlantic Inter Link (SAIL) fiber connection, built by Huawei Marine, is the first of its kind to directly connect Africa and Latin America across the south Atlantic.
The pilot network delivered a download speed of 1.7 Gbit/s.
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AfricaCom TV caught up with Herman Singh, MTN's Group Chief Digital Officer, during the 20th anniversary event. Singh discussed the role of mobile ...
What are the hallmarks of a successful African broadcaster, how can the industry remain sustainable in the long term and what does the future hold ...
SPONSORED VIDEO: Kontron's Luc-Yves Pagal Vinette discusses software-defined networking (SDN) in developing markets and how Kontron is ...
A top class panel of industry specialists gathered at the 20th anniversary launch of AfricaCom in July to discuss the impact of mobile ...
THE PLACE TO SHAPE AFRICA'S DIGITAL FUTURE. Anyone who's anyone in African telecoms and technology will be at AfricaCom 2017, 7-9 November, at the ...
This new video will inspire companies to reimagine their business for success in a world where connectivity is more than a commodity.