Zimbabwe officials mull over data rollover as costs rise

Data rollover
in Zim?
  
Consumers bear brunt
of economic hardship.

Monday, Jun 17th

Zimbabwe struggles with slow uptake and use of mobile telephony

Zimbabwe struggles with slow uptake and use of mobile telephony

Latest consumer satisfaction survey highlights challenges of suppressed income levels, informalisation of economy.

MTN Zambia co-launches KASAKA mobile saving offering

MTN Zambia co-launches KASAKA mobile saving offering

Operator partners Barclays Zambia and JUMO to roll out interest-bearing facility.

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.

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.

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Orange targets start-ups with first digital centre in Tunisia

Telco plans to establish similar centres in Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire, Jordan, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone by year-end.

Malawi's Central Bank toughens up on cryptocurrencies

Malawi's Central Bank toughens up on cryptocurrencies

No legal consumer recourse channels currently available, warns Bank's governor.

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.

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.

Huawei has launched its P30 lite device in the South African market

Huawei has launched its P30 lite device in the South African market

The new device, now at Vodacom, MTN, Telkom and Cell C stores, is the latest photography-focused triple-camera smartphone.

SA, Nigeria and Ghana give MTN a quarterly boost

SA, Nigeria and Ghana give MTN a quarterly boost

Group CFO says growth in service revenue was supported by the continued expansion in voice, data and FinTech revenue.

Sharp rise in mobile internet users in Zambia

Sharp rise in mobile internet users in Zambia

ICT and telecoms regulator attributes increase to improved data networks, affordable data services.