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Hormuud Telecom launches Somalia’s first mobile money application
WAAFI Fintech app launches as telco expands digital infrastructure across the country.
Hormuud Telecom secures Somalia’s first ever mobile money licence
Telco’s mobile money platform EVC Plus now regulated and financially backed by the Central Bank.
Somalia closer to establishing first telecoms regulator
Govt to roll out phased project in collaboration with telecoms operators and World Bank.
Former Verizon exec backed as DG of Somalia's Comms Authority
Abdi Sheik Ahmed has been endorsed to lead the country's first communications regulator.
Dalkom Somalia, Intelsat SA link up on satellite services
Multi-year agreement in place to facilitate broadband enterprise and direct-to-home services.
Somalia's mobile money market counts cost of civil conflict
Analysts identify conflict, lack of regulation as 'pain points' affecting East African country's remittance and mobile money service.
Somalia awards e-passport, national ID card contracts
Initiative set to help return “law and order” to the country, says company awarded with contract.
Somali government downplays al Shabaab internet threats
The militant group last week called for local telecom firms to cut online services.
Somalia’s al Shabaab threatens to cut internet connectivity
Militant group, said to have links to al Qaeda, has given telecom firms a 15 day ultimatum.