Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

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Etisalat Nigeria's CEO reflects on new identity

Etisalat Nigeria's CEO reflects on new identity

NCC responds swiftly saying nothing is yet official.

Rebranding Etisalat Nigeria on the cards?

Rebranding Etisalat Nigeria on the cards?

Executives insist a name change will not impact operations.

Focus on local urges Nigerian tech expert

Focus on local urges Nigerian tech expert

Former president of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) outlines weaknesses in Nigeria's ICT ecosystem.

Nigeria's Wifi.com.ng secures US$2.1m seed funding

Nigeria's Wifi.com.ng secures US$2.1m seed funding

Founders aim to 'win Lagos' and then expand nationally.

Nigerian firm secures US$30m set top box contract

Nigerian firm secures US$30m set top box contract

Agreement in partnership with state-owned NTA TV Enterprises.

Nigeria misses June digital switchover deadline

Nigeria misses June digital switchover deadline

Regulator's Director General says this was only a 'benchmark date' and process had been 'misconstrued'.

Where to deploy masts? Nigeria's telcos may have to rethink strategy

Where to deploy masts? Nigeria's telcos may have to rethink strategy

Lawmakers tackle the issue of healthcare concerns and telecom infrastructure positioning.

Nigeria top of mind as Smile appoints Ahmed Farroukh

Nigeria top of mind as Smile appoints Ahmed Farroukh

Formerly with MTN and Saudi's Mobily, Farroukh will take up the position as Executive Director for Operations.

Airtel Nigeria appoints new VP for mobile money

Airtel Nigeria appoints new VP for mobile money

Company says it is reorganising its commercial operations to accelerate growth, drive efficiency.

Safaricom achieves growth despite tough 'regulatory and economic forces'

Safaricom achieves growth despite tough 'regulatory and economic forces'

Company's CEO says a double-digit increase in revenue and subscribers signifies resilience against forces currently shaping Kenya's commercial environment.

More VoLTE users than OTT subscribers by 2021 – report

More VoLTE users than OTT subscribers by 2021 – report

Juniper Research says the increase will allow telcos to secure returns on 4G investments.