Ghana's regulator at crossroads over 4G spectrum

At a regulatory
crossroads

Ghana contemplates
4G spectrum.

Monday, Nov 19th

Huawei integrates AI to differentiate cloud for Africa offering

Huawei integrates AI to differentiate cloud for Africa offering

SA government says company's move is timely given the country's digital transformation process and Africa's approach to 4th industrial revolution.

MTN to sell 'smart feature phones' early next year

MTN to sell 'smart feature phones' early next year

The telco giant announced a partnership with China Mobile, chip-maker Unisoc and feature phone operating system, KaiOS.

Malawi to enforce digital payment channels

Malawi to enforce digital payment channels

Central Bank outlines objectives of Deployment and Usage of Electronic Payments Channels Regulations 2018.

Zimbabwe's smartphone penetration over 50%

Zimbabwe's smartphone penetration over 50%

Telcos say there is an increasing demand for smartphones and data services, despite hefty mobile data costs.

Zim govt moves to quell price increase protests

Zim govt moves to quell price increase protests

 

Authorities issue threats after price increases, bans protests over new tax.

UK-based startup to build pan-African edutainment franchise

UK-based startup to build pan-African edutainment franchise

Kukua has raised US$2.5 million in seed investment to construct game-based apps.

Smartphone shipments up 9.8% in Africa

Smartphone shipments up 9.8% in Africa

South Africa remains the continent's most developed telecommunications market, with smartphone shipments up 17.4%, according to IDC.

Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Research by Pew Research Centre sheds light on market developments.

MTN rolls out VoLTE service

MTN rolls out VoLTE service

Operator will adopt a two-phased approach to roll out, beginning in September 2018.

What does 4IR actually mean for Africa?

What does 4IR actually mean for Africa?

Continent's emerging's youth will be impacted the most, as mobile-centric business strategies are rolled out to keep continent on track.

MTN to launch budget smartphones in early 2019

MTN to launch budget smartphones in early 2019

Operator confirmed SA and Nigeria as primary targets for Q1 next year.