Vodacom Tanzania disconnects 157,000 subscribers

SIM trouble
in Tanzania

Operator moves on
regulator's directive.

Saturday, Jan 25th

IOT revenue expected to more than double in MEA

IOT revenue expected to more than double in MEA

Market forecast to reach over US$20-billion, according to a report by market analysis firm GlobalData.

GSMA certifies MTN Cameroon's mobile money service

MTN Cameroon's MoMo gets GSMA backing

Company is the first mobile operator within CEMAC to secure the certification.

Smartphone demand weak in Q3 2019

Smartphone demand weak in Q3 2019

Users delaying purchase decisions until 2020, while waiting for 5G network coverage to increase to more countries say Gartner analysts.

Tanzania extends biometric SIM card registration deadline

Tanzania extends biometric SIM card registration deadline

President declares 20 January 2020 as the new deadline, but vows it will be the last extension.

Africa's mobile data revenue to double by 2024

Africa's mobile data revenue to double by 2024

However, poor infrastructure and digital divide factors will continue to hold back digital development in Africa, says Ovum.

Mobile operators respond to smartphone surge in Tanzania

Mobile operators respond to smartphone surge in Tanzania

Market analysts confirm increasing roll-out and uptake of 3G and fast LTE internet accessibility.

'Include all or lose out'

'Include all or lose out'

African countries urged to reduce costs in order to secure digital inclusion.

MTN preps network for peak season in SA

MTN preps network for peak season in SA

Operator plans to deploy mobile base stations, as part of network optimisation strategy, to ensure capacity.

Vodacom’s US$20 smart feature phone sells out in Tanzania

Vodacom's US$20 smart feature phone sells out in Tanzania

Operator confirms device is out of stock after successful launch in early November 2019.

Nigeria in a spam jam

Nigeria in a spam jam

West African country among top 20 nations affected by spam calls and SMS suggests Truecaller report.

Africell launches 3G smart feature phone

Africell launches 3G smart feature phone

Device powered by KaiOS mobile operating system.