Vodacom strikes key deals as it repositions pan-Africa operations

Vodacom's new
take on Africa

Operations in key
markets repositioned.

Wednesday, Jun 26th

Econet in hot water over electoral spam

Econet in hot water over electoral spam

Unsolicited campaign messages sent to mobile phone subscriber.

Data usage drops, revenues dip for Zim mobile operators

Data usage drops, revenues dip for Zim mobile operators

However, Q1 2018 report by local telecommunications regulator also indicates surge in active internet subscriptions.

Tanzania's regulator issues two new spectrum licences

Tanzania's regulator issues two new spectrum licences

Based on requirements in line with country's National Information Communications and Technology Policy 2016.

Africa banks on Chinese-backed digital migration strategy

Africa banks on Chinese-backed digital migration strategy

Delegates from 45 African countries believe this will help them meet ITU's deadline of 17 June 2020.

Zambia's mobile operators fined K12 million for poor QoS

Zambia's mobile operators fined K12 million for poor QoS

ZICTA imposes penalties on MTN Zambia, Airtel Zambia and Zamtel.

Teraco's R1bn investment flows from demand across Africa

Teraco's R1bn investment flows from demand across Africa

Analysts say major infrastructure build is a reliable indicator of high growth of digital services across the continent.

MTN Nigeria spectrum transfer deal sparks heated debate

MTN Nigeria spectrum transfer deal sparks heated debate

NCC's plans to transfer spectrum owned by Visafone to MTN has not gone down well with competitors.

Alphabet's Project Loon gives connectivity in East Africa a lift

Alphabet's Project Loon gives connectivity in East Africa a lift

No fixed date on launch, but organisers working closely with East African Community on technical data share and logistics.

Algeria's Mobilis targets Mali's fourth mobile licence

Algeria's Mobilis targets Mali's fourth mobile licence

Mobile operator plans expansion into new markets, beginning with Mali.

NCC enforces new regulations on VAS providers

NCC enforces new regulations on VAS providers

Specific focus on rollover of unused data as regulator moves to control service provider conduct.

Safaricom deepens interest in social media, e-commerce

Safaricom deepens interest in social media, e-commerce

Telco looks to broaden its offering, integrate platforms to establish early lead in what analysts describe as a potentially high-value market segment.