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Airtel CEO calls for the regulation of over-the-top operators

Over-the-top service (OTT) providers must be regulated as they utilise and profit from the infrastructure put in place by mobile network operators, said Christian De Faria, Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Africa. The Airtel Africa CEO spoke during the 2015 International...

Video Interview: Airtel to improve network & efficiency moving forward – Airtel CEO

IT News Africa had an exclusive interview with Christian De Faria, CEO - Airtel Africa AfricaCom 2014. The Airtel Africa CEO explains in the interview that Airtel is focusing on its customers, expanding in Africa, and improving the overall efficiency...

Airtel first to be awarded 3G, 4G licence in Chad

Mobile operator Airtel has become the first company to be awarded a 3G and 4G licence in the African nation of Chad. “Mobile devices, using either 3G or even 2.5G EDGE networks, are already the main platform for internet access...

Bharti Airtel now second largest telecoms operator in Nigeria

Bharti Airtel, a global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Africa and Asia, has further consolidated its market position in Nigeria, demonstrating return on investment for the company in Africa’s largest operation. Fresh statistics from Nigerian Communications Commission...

Former MTN Vice President appointed Airtel Africa CEO

Bharti Airtel, a global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced senior level organisational changes within its Africa operations. Manoj Kohli, MD & CEO (International), in-charge of Airtel’s operations in Africa, Bangladesh and...

Western Union and MTN sign mobile money partnership

Western Union and the MTN Group today announced the launch of a mobile money transfer service in Uganda enabling MTN customers to send and receive money via their mobile phones. This service was announced at a press conference today in...

MTN granted access to Benin and Cote d’Ivoire

South African Mobile operator MTN, has been awarded 3G licences in Cote d’Ivoire and Benin. The Ivorian Minister of Post and Information Communication Technologies (PTIC) Bruno Koné made the announcement at a press conference in Abidjan. MTN Cote d’Ivoire CEO Wim Vanhelleputte believes WACS...

MTN rated Africa’s most valuable brand

MTN moved up 12 places to 188th position in the world’s most valuable brand rankings and maintained its position as Africa’s only company in the Brand Finance Global 500 grading. The improvement indicates MTN’s growing prominence and continued presence in the...

MTN brings West African board game to App Store

MTN today announced that the popular board game “Oware” will soon be available on the MTN App Store. This app is a modification of the ancient board game “Oware”, which has its roots in West Africa. Also known as Ayò, Awalé,...

Ericsson and MTN partnership boosts m-wallet

Ericsson, leading telecommunications company, and MTN, Africa’s largest telecom operator, announced a strategic new partnership to boost m-wallet services in Africa and the Middle East. Announced at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Spain on Monday, MTN will become the...
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New Partnership Eases Event Creation for TikTok Users

TikTok has partnered with global events marketplace Eventbrite to offer event creators a powerful tool for promoting and selling...
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