Telecommunications

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Visa and Airtel Extend Mobile Payments to Seven African Countries

March 3, 2015 at 13:45

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced a partnership to bring innovative mobile payment services […]

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The Growth of Mobile Gaming in South Africa

February 25, 2015 at 08:38

Over the past five years, the entertainment and media industry in South Africa has experienced an explosive growth in size. In fact, surveys published by PricewaterhouseCooper South Africa indicate that […]

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UNICEF, Airtel form Pan-African partnership to empower children and youth

February 24, 2015 at 12:18

UNICEF and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, have entered a partnership agreement to expand their collaboration across 17 countries […]

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Paul Norman, Chief Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Officer: MTN Group

Two African leaders unite to boost innovation on the continent

February 24, 2015 at 10:15

Africa’s top business school – the UCT Graduate School of Business – and the continent’s leading telecommunications company and most admired brand – MTN – have formed a multi-million rand […]

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Android Makes Strong Headway in “Feature Phone” Africa

Android Makes Strong Headway in “Feature Phone” Africa

February 23, 2015 at 12:34

Opportunities Arise for Commerce, Ad Revenue and Unique Data Plans Africa is poised to become a hotbed for mobile growth and commerce in the coming years, according to Opera Mediaworks’ […]

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Android Makes Strong Headway in “Feature Phone” Africa

February 19, 2015 at 08:48

Africa is poised to become a hotbed for mobile growth and commerce in the coming years, according to Opera Mediaworks’ State of Mobile Advertising report released today. Mobile is the […]

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Unitel and Ericsson first in Africa with 450 Mbps on a commercial LTE network

February 17, 2015 at 08:32

Pretoria – An exciting international exhibition, Shared Sky, was opened by Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor at the Iziko South African National Gallery, earlier today. Unitel and Ericsson first […]

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Sub-Saharan Africa’s Mobile-Money Market Could Grow to $1.5 Billion by 2019

February 12, 2015 at 13:49

Revenues Will Grow as Africa’s “Unbanked” Use Their Phones to Pay Bills, Save Money, and Take Out Loans; As This Trend Takes Hold, There Will Be Opportunities for Both Banks […]

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Government of Rwanda and GSMA Announce Collaboration Agreement to Accelerate Economic Growth and Digital Inclusion Through Mobile Broadband

Government of Rwanda and GSMA Announce Collaboration Agreement to Accelerate Economic Growth and Digital Inclusion Through Mobile Broadband

February 6, 2015 at 16:45

Partnership Features Initiatives in Institutional Capacity Building and Cooperation in Developing National Broadband Strategie The Rwandan Ministry of Youth and ICT and the GSMA today announced an agreement to undertake […]

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Orange and Ecobank launch money transfer service between Orange Money accounts and bank accounts in Africa

Orange and Ecobank launch money transfer service between Orange Money accounts and bank accounts in Africa

February 6, 2015 at 12:39

A joint strategy to enhance mobile financial services and to increase access to banking services across Africa Orange (http://www.orange.com) and pan-African banking group Ecobank have rolled out a service that […]

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