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MTN announces executive hires

MTN announces executive hires

MTN says the new executives will support the delivery of its "BRIGHT strategy".

MTN launches music streaming service MusicTime

MTN launches music streaming service MusicTime

The telco has launched MusicTime, a fully inclusive time-based music streaming service.

MTN to sell 'smart feature phones' early next year

MTN to sell 'smart feature phones' early next year

The telco giant announced a partnership with China Mobile, chip-maker Unisoc and feature phone operating system, KaiOS.

Smartphone production to remain flat in Q4

Smartphone production to remain flat in Q4

Major smartphone brands will continue to enlarge their market share at the expense of the smaller brands, says TrendForce.

Zimbabwe's smartphone penetration over 50%

Zimbabwe's smartphone penetration over 50%

Telcos say there is an increasing demand for smartphones and data services, despite hefty mobile data costs.

ZTE moves 5G smartphone deadline to 2019

ZTE moves 5G smartphone deadline to 2019

Company originally stipulated rollout of its first commercial 5G-enabled smartphone at the end of 2018.

UK-based startup to build pan-African edutainment franchise

UK-based startup to build pan-African edutainment franchise

Kukua has raised US$2.5 million in seed investment to construct game-based apps.

Taxify expands to four SA coastal towns

Taxify expands to four SA coastal towns

The ride-hailing service expands its operations to four South African coastal towns after receiving a funding boost from Daimler AG.

Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Research by Pew Research Centre sheds light on market developments.

Surge in demand for high speed mobile internet in Zambia

Surge in demand for high speed mobile internet in Zambia

Regulator's latest statistics confirms significant increase in users.

What does 4IR actually mean for Africa?

What does 4IR actually mean for Africa?

Continent's emerging's youth will be impacted the most, as mobile-centric business strategies are rolled out to keep continent on track.