Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Thursday, Oct 18th

Zimbabwe's NetOne bounces back as revenue, subscribers increase

Zimbabwe's NetOne bounces back as revenue, subscribers increase

Operator appears to be recovering from subscriber loss in the first quarter of 2018.

Wananchi contemplates Kenya exit as competition heats up

Wananchi contemplates Kenya exit as competition heats up

Introduction of mobile broadband offerings by Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya has put company under pressure.

Telecommunications key to SSA's projected economic growth

Telecommunications key to SSA's projected economic growth

Economist predict slower than expected growth, but research shows the promise of opportunity in telecoms.

Huawei puts AI at centre of smart cities

Huawei puts AI at centre of smart cities

At the Huawei Connect event, the company discussed how to build new smart cities using artificial intelligence.

Fresh IXP alliances bode well for Africa’s internet

Fresh IXP alliances bode well for Africa’s internet

Two partnerships reflect industry’s response to growing demand for connectivity across the continent.

Zimbabwe moves to privatise ailing telcos

Zimbabwe moves to privatise ailing telcos

Finance Minister wants process completed in next nine months.

Econet to unbundle EcoCash

Econet to unbundle EcoCash

Company now pushing to separately list the mobile wallet on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.

MTN's $8bn headache could be reduced

MTN's $8bn headache could be reduced

Nigeria's central bank governor says the $8.1 billion it is demanding from MTN could be reduced.

Kenyan telcos disconnect 600 000 SIM cards

Kenyan telcos disconnect 600 000 SIM cards

CA applies pressure on operators to rid their networks of incomplete or erroneously registered lines.

More Zimbabweans engage social network as OTT dominates

More Zimbabweans engage social networks as OTT dominates

Mobile networks respond by intensifying bundle offerings, promotions.

Africa Data Centre Association launched in Zimbabwe

Africa Data Centre Association launched in Zimbabwe

Trade association will lobby government on sector-related policy and legislation.