South African telecoms operator, Telkom, has launched a digital payment service that works through the WhatsApp messaging app.
Nokia has announced two separate 5G deals with African operators in Kenya and Togo.
The Independent Communications Authority says local operators will have to start paying for temporary spectrum given to them for free during the pandemic.
According to a new Mastercard study, over 70% of consumers in the Middle East and Africa were shopping more online than they did before the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Liquid Telecom is expanding fiber access in Botswana by activating 82km of fiber in a cross-border network into the Southern African country.
Tech billionaire Jeff Bezos is investing in Africa's fintech startup scene, backing mobile money company Chipper Cash.
South African startup FlexClub has launched a managed marketplace that helps independent drivers on digital platforms become vehicle owners.
About 25% of sub-Saharan states have or are planning carrier-neutral data centers, with significant investment across Africa, says PCCW Global's Console Connect.
Vodafone still wants to offload its 55% stake in Vodafone Egypt, despite decent half-year results in the North African nation.
The COVID-19 pandemic didn't dampen Vodacom's interim revenue growth by much as the SA-based telco saw a big surge in data traffic and growth in data and financial services customers.
Telkom's CEO has voiced concern about the way the South African regulator is handling an upcoming spectrum auction and how it will impact competition.
Vodacom is finding success in providing what it calls 'bite size' products like nano-loans, nano-investment and cheaper short-term entertainment offerings and data bundles.