Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 4/25/2018
India's Bharti Airtel might be facing competitive and regulatory pressures in its domestic market, but its African operations are performing well, the operator noted in its fiscal fourth quarter earnings report covering the three months to the end of March 2018.
The Staff, 4/25/2018
Innovative technology projects have only weeks left to enter the 8th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East, which rewards those projects that "improve the living conditions of people in Africa and the Middle East in fields such as education, healthcare, farming, mobile payments or sustainable development."
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 4/13/2018
Four of the first five operators to be certified under the new GSM Association (GSMA) Mobile Money Certification scheme are from Africa.
PRESS RELEASE, 4/12/2018
ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire -- The mobile industry in West Africa is forecast to contribute more than $50 billion annually to the region's economy by 2022, according to a new GSMA study published today at the 'Mobile 360 - West Africa' event being held in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
PRESS RELEASE, 4/11/2018
LONDON -- ONEm Communications (www.ONEm.com) is bringing internet-like services to millions of people without the internet. On any ordinary mobile, users can engage in group communication with each other like people do on the internet.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/5/2018
Kenya's Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has lashed out at a regulatory proposal to impose pricing controls on the telecom sector, arguing that it would be a major setback for the industry.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/4/2018
Facebook is still reeling after revelations that one-time app partner Cambridge Analytica gathered data on millions of Facebook customers in the US, without their knowledge, and sold this to Donald Trump's campaign during the 2016 presidential election. The social networking giant faces a potential backlash from consumers in the US and the UK, where ...
Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/27/2018
France's Orange will start selling solar energy kits in several African countries this year as it looks to address regional electricity challenges and expand outside its core telecom market.
PRESS RELEASE, 3/21/2018
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania -- Leading digital lifestyle company Tigo Tanzania (www.Tigo.co.tz) has entered into an exceptional partnership with technology company Uber (www.Uber.com). From today, all Tigo customers will use the Uber app for free. The first of its kind partnership will be beneficial to existing Uber riders and driver-partners and encourage ...
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