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    GSMA Records 5 Billionth Mobile Subscriber World Wide

    June 14, 2017 • General, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on GSMA Records 5 Billionth Mobile Subscriber World Wide

    According to real-time data from GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the GSMA, the world’s mobile industry has signed up its 5 billionth unique mobile subscriber  The 5 billion milestone means that more than two-thirds of the global population is now...

  • MTN Zambia subscribers hit 3.5 million mark

    November 30, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Zambia subscribers hit 3.5 million mark

    Zambia continues to show promise in the telecom sector with MTN Zambia reporting that its subscriber base has increased to 3.5 million through the end of September. The operator said in a statement that they believe this is due to its continued services that...

  • Over 24 million mobile phone subscribers in Ghana

    October 4, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Over 24 million mobile phone subscribers in Ghana

    The number of mobile phone users in Ghana reached 24.4 million through the end of August, the country’s National Communications Authority (NCA) reported on Wednesday.  It said that as a result, overall penetration in the country is nearing the 100 percent...

  • Glo Ghana attracts 2-million users in four months

    September 14, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Glo Ghana attracts 2-million users in four months

    Ghana’s mobile service operator Glo has managed to attract over two million subscribers in the country – representing 8% market share – since it started operating as a service provider in May of this year. Being part of Globacom, the extra two...

  • Lonestar Cell threatening Liberian telecoms service stability

    March 21, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Lonestar Cell threatening Liberian telecoms service stability

    Liberian cellular operator Lonestar Communications is allegedly responsible for taking the industry backwards, The Liberian Times reported yesterday. Lonestar Cell’s actions could disrupt national security, daily communication and other communication...

  • Nigeria has 41.1-million MTN subscribers

    December 12, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria has 41.1-million MTN subscribers

    MTN has announced their total number of subscribers, registering a record number of users with an increase of 4.1%, as of 30 September 2011. MTN Group now has 158 590 000 subscribers, compared to 152 272 000 subscribers recorded at 30 June 2011. “During the...

  • Telkom Kenya subscribers surge by 600 000

    October 6, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom Kenya subscribers surge by 600 000

    Telkom Kenya has emerged as the only gainer from the rate war in the country’s mobile telephony market that started six months ago, according to data released by the Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK). The CCK report indicates that the integrated...

  • Telkom shares slump, reports a loss

    September 29, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom shares slump, reports a loss

    Shares in telecommunications group Telkom slumped R1.60 (Less than US $1) or 4.82% to R31.60 (about US $4.1) on the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) today after the group announced losses incurred by its mobile business in a trading statement. According to...

  • Nigeria’s telecom system crashes

    July 14, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria’s telecom system crashes

    Nigerian telecommunication operators are experiencing poor mobile services due to capacity problems facing the country’s telecoms sector. Nigerian mobile users are experiencing dropped calls, unsolicited text messages and network failure across most...

  • Egypt’s Internet users on the increase

    July 7, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Egypt’s Internet users on the increase

    Egypt’s Internet sector has grown with some 170 000 new subscribers recorded for March 2011. As a result, Egypt now has just over 24 million users, a growth of 0.7% from the previous month and 38.5% from the same period in 2010. Despite the general...

  • Airtel Nigeria appeals for infrastructure protection

    July 7, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria appeals for infrastructure protection

    Telecommunications service provider Airtel Networks Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government through the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to “include telecommunications equipment in the list of national infrastructure protected by law” in...

  • Kenya demands single mobile money transfer

    July 6, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya demands single mobile money transfer

    YUCASH, the mobile money transfer service brand of Essar Telecom Kenya Limited, has welcomed the recent recommendation by a government task force calling on mobile service providers to develop a common system for facilitating mobile money transfers across...

  • MTN Nigeria to introduce mobile money

    July 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (7)

    MTN Nigeria announced it will launch a mobile money services throughout the country in August 2011, with the aim of bringing its more than 40 million users to the new platform. According to MTN, mobile money will harness and document the identities, resources...

  • Telkom Kenya targets more users

    July 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telkom Kenya targets more users

    Telkom Kenya, a state owned telecom monopoly, announced that it plans to add between 50 000 and 100 000 mobile users by the end of 2011. This forms part of the company’s efforts to boost its data service business. The announcement comes as Telkom Kenya...

  • Warid extends international roaming coverage

    July 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Warid Telecom, a global mobile telecommunications company, has broadened its horizons and extended its international roaming coverage in Africa and other global territories. Warid Telecom was among the first few operators in Pakistan to have commercially...

  • Nigerian operators in BlackBerry price war

    June 30, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigerian operators in BlackBerry price war

    GSM networks in Nigeria have embarked on a BlackBerry price war to encourage mobile subscribers to convert to their networks. In an apparent response to other networks in the country, Airtel Nigeria has introduced a new a new BlackBerry bundle –...