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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.

Africell launches 3G smart feature phone

Africell launches 3G smart feature phone

Device powered by KaiOS mobile operating system.

Rwanda's Kagame bemoans country's low smartphone penetration rate

Rwanda's Kagame bemoans country's low smartphone penetration rate

President vows more action to address issues of cost and quality.

Workz, Econet partner to bring eSIM to Zimbabwe

Workz, Econet partner to bring eSIM to Zimbabwe

IOT provider and network operator announce successful trials of virtual SIM for Zimbabwean subscribers.

Zimbabwe companies intensify interest in mobile apps

Zimbabwe companies intensify interest in mobile apps

Businesses look to reduce costs associated with physical infrastructure and manoeuvre to meet mobile demand.

SA firm launches 'tap and go' SIM card registration

SA firm launches 'tap and go' SIM card registration

Axon Wireless rolls out system in Ivory Coast.

Africell launches e-SIM service in Sierra Leone

Africell launches e-SIM service in Sierra Leone

A nice to have say experts, but valuable to local market's telecommunications, connectivity and IOT ambitions.

Vodacom Tanzania launches Smart Kitochi

Vodacom Tanzania launches Smart Kitochi

Said to be Tanzania's first smart feature phone Powered by KaiOS.

Data prices fall in Africa but it's not enough says A4AI

Data prices fall in Africa but it's not enough says A4AI

Organisation says despite lower broadband costs and mobile data prices, African governments still have big task ahead.

SIM re-registration limits MTN Nigeria’s base growth

SIM re-registration limits MTN Nigeria's base growth

Mandatory process results in 0.6-million active subscribers disconnected.

5G will trigger smartphone market revival says Gartner

5G will trigger smartphone market revival says Gartner

Smartphone sales to decline significantly in 2019, but 5G connectivity technology roll out will spur a return to growth.