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Telkom sees growth in mobile service revenue

Telkom SA saw mobile services revenue increase by 58.3 per cent underpinned by the group's broadband-led proposition. This is on the back of increased competition and the fact that technology changes continue to place the fixed business under pressure....

Vodafone Ghana to rollout 4G network on March 19

Vodafone Ghana has announced that it will launch its 4G network service across major cities in Ghana on Tuesday, 19 March 2019. The Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Ghana, Yolanda Cuba, revealed at the pre-launch that the technical team of...

Internet penetration in Africa boosts e-tourism

Currently, there are approximately 345 million internet users in Africa, representing 9.3% of the total population and a penetration rate of 27.7%. These analytics presented in a hospitality report by online travel agency, Jumia Travel, reflects the opportunity that...

Risky business for mobile merchants

South African financial institutions are under severe pressure to better secure their mobile services. Fraud and increasingly sophisticated phishing attacks are massive challenges for organisations providing financial services via mobile devices, whereas the demand for them from consumers is...

Mobile Services: How to Crack High Growth Markets

Smartphone use in high growth markets like India and Africa differs from developed markets. This is because there are a very different set of constraints in operation, most of which stem from cost and infrastructure. If businesses want to...

WBS plans full scale LTE by mid 2012

Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), the holding company for some of South Africa's leading communications companies including iBurst and Broadlink, will be rolling out a fully-fledged commercial LTE (Long Term Evolution/4G) Network by mid-2012. LTE is a global standard for...

Kenya: Mobile handset sales soar by 200%

Today the GSMA issued preliminary findings from research undertaken into taxation. Initially focused on Africa, the research shows that mobile handset sales have soared by 200 per cent in Kenya following the government's 2009 decision to slash the 16...

Rwanda: 7 million users lack mobile phones

MTN Rwanda has about 7 million people who have no access to mobile phones. At least half of them are potential customers. This is according to Yves Kimenyi, MTN Rwanda Senior Manager for Information Systems. “Rwanda’s total population is about 11...

Etisalat rolls-out blazing 3G mobile services

Etisalat Tunisia is rolling out new 3G mobile services in the region. The new service will provide faster data transmission speeds and advanced multimedia access. The new 3G services will cover about 40% of the country. According to Etisalat Tunisia, the...

Nigeria’s IHS partners with Visafone

Nigerian telecom infrastructure provider IHS Nigeria and Visafone Communications, a telecommunications operator, have signed a partnership deal that includes the sale and leasing of Visafone’s tower assets, the companies announced in a statement last week. The new agreement, valued at...
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