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  • Airtel Nigeria in retail partnership with Konga

    July 4, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria in retail partnership with Konga

    Telecoms giant, Airtel Nigeria has partnered with online retail outfit, Konga, to offer consumers on the network a range of data services with the purchase of any blackberry and smartphone device from Konga. The partnership, which focuses on prepaid...

  • Sub-Saharan Africa’s first multi-currency prepaid card

    April 16, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Sub-Saharan Africa’s first multi-currency prepaid card

    I&M Bank has announced a partnership with MasterCard that will see the introduction of the first ever MasterCard branded multi-currency Prepaid travel cards in Sub-Saharan Africa. The I&M MasterCard multi-currency Prepaid cards will enable cardholders...

  • Vodacom SA introduces a 2c per second Prepaid rate

    March 26, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom SA introduces a 2c per second Prepaid rate

    Vodacom Prepaid customers are set to pay a flat call rate of 2c per second on the new Anytime Per Second price plan, available from 26 March 2013. Vodacom’s latest offer is a simple flat rate plan offering anytime calling to any network across South Africa....

  • Skype releases pre-paid calling cards

    November 5, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Skype releases pre-paid calling cards

    Skype has announced the availability of Skype Prepaid Cards, a new way for users in the UK to purchase Skype Credit and add features to the free software they already use. Now available at more than 1,400 stores throughout the UK, with more to follow, users...

  • Sudan tops MENA region on mobile services sales tax

    October 3, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Sudan tops MENA region on mobile services sales tax

    Sudan has the highest sales tax for mobile phone services in North Africa and the Middle East, a new report published by the Arab Advisors Group has said. Sudan has the highest sales tax rate on cellular services in the region followed by Jordan, Tunisia and...

  • Vodacom launches 99 cents per minute to all networks

    May 16, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    South African mobile operator Vodacom will be launching its latest prepaid tariff plan on Sunday, according to which Vodacom prepaid users will pay 99 cents per minute any time of the day to any network in South Africa. “Customers have been looking for...

  • Vodacom prepaid and top-up data reduced by 87%

    November 6, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (6)

    South African mobile operator, Vodacom announced this week a promotion which will see data costs for Prepaid and Top Up customers reduced by 87%. This promotion introduces Vodacom’s lowest per megabyte Prepaid mobile data price of 2.4 cents (about US...

  • SA’s Virgin Mobile users get ‘double airtime’

    October 6, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s Virgin Mobile users get ‘double airtime’

    South Africa’s Virgin Mobile has launched of its festive season ‘Double Your Airtime’ promotion for new prepaid customers. Following the purchase and RICA of a Virgin Mobile SIM, new prepaid customers will receive doublethe airtime value of their...

  • Political instability shakes MTN Middle East business

    August 18, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Political instability shakes MTN Middle East business

    MTN Group is facing a challenging business environment in the middle east due to the political instability in Yemen and Syria. In Syria, MTN airtime and subscription revenue as well as interconnect revenue showed negative growth as a result of lower...

  • MTN SA drops uncapped broadband rates

    July 8, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on MTN SA drops uncapped broadband rates

    MTN SA has reduced its uncapped Internet rates with effect from 1 July 2011, in response to customer demand. These packages are not new, but the value has been substantially enhanced. MTN Broadband Uncapped Lite has been reduced from R749 to R299 and MTN...

  • Vodacom to extend roaming services to prepaid

    June 5, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    SOUTH Africa’s leading mobile cellular operator, Vodacom is set to extend its roaming services to prepaid and top up customers, an official has said. Responding to questions from our reporters on Thursday, a senior official in Vodacom’s Corporate...

  • Blue Label Telecoms grows by 8%

    February 24, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Blue Label Telecoms grows by 8%

    South African-based prepaid distribution company Blue Label Telecoms reported revenue for 6 months through November 2010 was up 8 percent from the year before to ZAR 9.1 billion. Much of the revenue comes from its continued push into the IT sector in South...

  • Globacom extends prepaid roaming to UAE

    August 10, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom extends prepaid roaming to UAE

    NIGERIA’S Globacom announced over the weekend that its prepaid roaming service is now available in United Arab Emirates (UAE). It said the extension of the service to UAE enables prepaid subscribers on the Glo network to enjoy the network’s rich...

  • Vodafone Egypt chooses Comviva for top-up solutions

    June 29, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodafone Egypt chooses Comviva for top-up solutions

    Mobile solutions provider, Comviva has supplied its next generation electronic top-up platform known as PreTUPS™, to Vodafone Egypt. This solution will deliver e-recharge services to the operator’s 24.6 million subscribers. Commenting on the alliance,...

  • Telecel launches new service

    March 30, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telecel launches new service

    Zimbabwe’s second largest mobile cellular company, Telecel has launched a new service, Mega Juice, which enables its subscribers to talk for a longer period of time...