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Nigeria pushes global mobile broadband subscriptions to 4.3bn

Nigeria pushes global mobile broadband subscriptions to 4.3bn

The greater penetration of low-cost smartphones and data-efficient mobile browsers cited as reasons for the spike in mobile internet use.

Emerging markets spur smartphone sales growth, Africa lags

Emerging markets spur smartphone sales growth, Africa lags

Africa's smartphone revolution is showing signs of a slowdown, according to recent market research.

Kenya's health ministry launches app for care-givers

Kenya's health ministry launches app for care-givers

The app aims to address risks of infection by giving health workers a tool to immediately request attention.

Millicom has new buyer for Tigo Senegal

Millicom has new buyer for Tigo Senegal

New deal signed with consortium consisting of NJJ, Sofima and Teyliom Group.

Tanzania slaps six operators with hefty SIM registration fines

Tanzania slaps six operators with hefty SIM registration fines

Airtel, Smart, Tigo, Vodacom, Zantel and Halotel have three months to pay millions in penalties announced by Regulator.

Google to launch affordable smartphone for Nigeria market

Google to launch affordable smartphone for Nigeria market

Google hopes the smartphone will count towards its efforts to empower Africans through the internet.

GSMA predicts fastest mobile subscriptions growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

GSMA predicts fastest mobile subscriptions growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Newly released report anticipates that Sub-Saharan Africa will grow the fastest among all regions globally leading up to 2020.

SSA's mobile device market readies to rocket

SSA's mobile device market readies to rocket

Growth, innovation defines Sub-Saharan Africa's market, despite impact of slump in desktops, laptops according to Gartner.

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Payment with EcoCash on Tollgates in Zimbabwe

Many of Zimbabwe’s motorist are applauding a partnership between the mobile company Econet and the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara), which enables motorists to pay tollgates with their mobile phones, rather than cash, which is in short supply.

Huawei 's P and M Series helps solidify SA results

Huawei 's P and M Series helps solidify SA results

Company records growth in SA's mid-to-high end smartphone market.

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Mobile cash reduces hunger, boosts local economies in Kenya

An innovative, mobile phone-driven cash programme has helped prevent nearly 250,000 people from slipping into severe food insecurity in drought-ravaged Kenya.