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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 9/25/2018
When it comes to fintech startups, one normally expects to hear about innovative solutions that enable payments and money transfers. Senegal's Sudpay is doing more than that: It recently teamed up with the local tax authorities to use its platform, called Townpay, to track and collect taxes from "micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)."
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Connecting Africa, 9/5/2018
With just a few weeks to go until Nigeria Com 2018, Connecting Africa is speaking to some of the key figures shaping Nigeria's telecoms and technology sectors.
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PRESS RELEASE, 8/17/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- ACCRA, Ghana -- AirtelTigo has announced the appointment of new executives to the management team.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2018
We've said it before and we'll no doubt say it again - South Africa's communications market is in a regulatory straightjacket and the government needs to crack on and untie it.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/26/2018
Orange reported healthy growth in revenues and earnings at its Africa business for the first six months of the year, fueled by demand for mobile money and data services.
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 7/25/2018
A new report from mobile industry body the GSMA predicts that 52% of Africa's sub-Saharan population will be connected to mobile networks by 2025.
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 7/24/2018
In its recently published research, the GSMA suggested that high spectrum prices are responsible for the low adoption of mobile communication, in particular mobile data usage, in developing countries, but we think that's too simple a linear connection and that there's more to slow uptake than high license fees.
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Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 7/20/2018
Digital Africa is watching the clock -- the countdown to several key developments set to recalibrate both the African tech and telecoms sectors has begun. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is now taking hold on the continent, and those within the ecosystem are placing bets as to the timescale for a 5G launch on South African soil and where the first fully ...
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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.
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Richard Frankland, VP Sales EMEA, Irdeto, 10/18/2018
The pay TV market in Sub-Saharan Africa is evolving rapidly and presents an array of opportunities for operators. While traditional pay TV remains essential, operators must also be able to create new revenue streams from different tiers of programs or services. The growth in importance of OTT is undeniable in this market and around the globe, but pay TV ...
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