Vodacom Tanzania disconnects 157,000 subscribers

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KaiOS integrates WhatsApp to extend smart feature phones reach

KaiOS integrates WhatsApp to extend smart feature phones reach

KaiOS, Facebook push for increased availability throughout 2019.

Youth will sustain Sub-Saharan Africa's mobile economy claims GSMA

Youth will sustain Sub-Saharan Africa's mobile economy claims GSMA

Region's mobile ecosystem forecast to generate almost US$185 billion (9.1% of GDP) by 2023.

French taxi app raises US$38-million for Francophone Africa expansion

French taxi app raises US$38-million for Francophone Africa expansion

Uber competitor plans to launch in Algeria, Cameroon and Senegal in 2019.

SA tops Africa's download speed table

SA tops Africa's download speed table

South Africa tops Opensignal’s Africa Download Speed Experience chart, with a score of 15Mbps.

Over US$4-million tech grant to fight malaria in Africa

Over US$4-million tech grant to fight malaria in Africa

Companies Tableau, Mapbox, Exasol and Alteryx have pledged support for Visualise No Malaria campaign.

MTN favours Dubai to host new company

MTN favours Dubai to host new company

MTN GlobalConnect will support and fuel incremental business for SA, while streamlining through a single point of contact.

Africa's mobile phone accessories market to reach over US$4-billion by 2026

Africa's mobile phone accessories market to reach over US$4-billion by 2026

Increasing disposable income, rapid urbanisation, internet usage and advent of m-commerce are driving factors, according to research by Future Market Insights.

Orange participates in latest investment funding for KaiOS

Orange participates in latest investment funding for KaiOS

 

KaiOS Technologies says this strengthens its position in Africa's growing smart feature phone market.

Sub-Saharan Africa 2nd worst region in mobile gender gap

Sub-Saharan Africa 2nd worst region in mobile gender gap

In our increasingly connected world, women are still being left behind, according to the GSMA.

biNu's Stephen Newton pushes to disrupt with #datafree

biNu's Stephen Newton pushes to disrupt with #datafree

He advocates a change in mindset to ensure consumers are not unfairly squeezed, that MNOs get their fair share and service providers sustain business.

Zimbabwe the most expensive for mobile data

Zimbabwe the most expensive for mobile data

Research by UK firm Cable compares pricing from key markets in Africa and globally.