SA ranks third in Africa for broadband speed

SA's race for
broadband

Researchers outline
country's ranking.

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Uganda lifts ban on airtime scratch cards

Uganda lifts ban on airtime scratch cards

MTN Uganda CEO responds saying research shows that 99 percent of customers have already embraced the electronic airtime loading system.

G5 Sahel to introduce free roaming by 2019

G5 Sahel to introduce free roaming by 2019

Regional framework organisation adopts policy roadmap.

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M-Pesa helps increase numbers for Vodacom

 

According to operator's trade update for quarter ended 30 June 2018.

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MTN secures deal AI-driven customer engagement

Agreement with Flytxt applies across telco's entire network

Sub-Saharan Africa's slow but definite growth in mobile subscription

Sub-Saharan Africa's slow but definite growth in mobile subscription

Region to add nearly 200m new mobile subscribers by 2025, according to GSMA research.

DRC: GSMA calls for reform of mobile sector taxation

DRC: GSMA urges reform of mobile sector taxation

Organisation recommends a reduction in excise duty imposed on mobile services from 10 to 3%.

Who or what will lead Africa's digital revolution asks GSMA

Who or what will lead Africa's digital revolution asks GSMA

Improvement of spectrum management and tax reforms on the agenda at the Mobile 360 Africa Conference in Kigali this week.

Sub-Saharan Africa's glaring mobile connectivity gender gap

Sub-Saharan Africa's glaring mobile connectivity gender gap

GSMA research highlights the challenge of less digital empowerment in society.

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Zimbabwe still flirting with cryptocurrencies

Central bank says it is ready to embrace blockchain, but says it needs to be cautious as country initiates feasibility study.

GSMA warns excessive spectrum fees will stifle mobile access

GSMA warns excessive spectrum fees will stifle mobile access

Organisation releases study that shows consumers in developing markets are hardest hit.

Opera News hits 10m downloads in Africa

Opera News hits 10m downloads in Africa

The Web browser's news app has been downloaded 10 million times in Africa since its launch six months ago.