Zambia hints at fifth telco operator

A fifth telco
for Zambia?

Enough room says
industry regulator.

Sunday, Feb 23rd

Angola Cables targets Africa-Asia-Pacific opportunity

Angola Cables targets Africa-Asia-Pacific opportunity

Multinational ICT and network firm signs MoU with Macau-based telco CTM.

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.

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.

IHS Towers expands to Latin America with CSS acquisition

IHS Towers expands to Latin America with CSS acquisition

Telecoms firm is a major player in Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Rwanda and Zambia.

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.

US, Iran tension to drive Bitcoin price higher

US, Iran tension to drive Bitcoin price higher

The crypto-currency jumped 5% as news of the US drone strike – which killed Qassem Soleimani – broke around the world last Friday.

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.

Fraud could cost Africa its blockchain opportunity

Fraud could cost Africa its blockchain opportunity

Chairman of the Blockchain Association of Uganda outlines efforts by the continent to tackle fraud and unscrupulous schemes.

'Include all or lose out'

'Include all or lose out'

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

TerraPay, UBA Group announce remittance partnership

TerraPay, UBA Group announce remittance partnership

Deal will facilitate real-time money transfer services to customers in 20 countries.

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.