World Mobile using LEO satellites to expand network in Africa
Mobile telecommunications firm has rolled out services in Kenya and Tanzania, and is in advanced talks about expanding to Mozambique and Nigeria.Staff Writer
Investors upbeat about SSA but internet connectivity the drawcard
Sub-Saharan economic growth predicted to be higher than expected this year and next, but MNO World Mobile warns internet connectivity remains critical.
Telecoms -Africa’s fastest growing industry over next five years?
Three out of four African business leaders predict telecoms will lead the way on growth in the next five years, World Mobile research shows.
African business leaders expect start-up boom
Research shows nearly 70% forecast the value of start-ups in Africa will more than double in five years.
African business leaders predict better-than-expected GDP growth
Almost all expect Sub-Saharan Africa to exceed IMF’s 3.8% forecast this year and 4% for next year, according to blockchain-based MNO World Mobile.
Africa’s tech start-up ecosystem will attract over US$10bn by 2025
Continent expected to become a tech superpower within ten years.
Limited infrastructure has Africa’s telcos very worried
Research by World Mobile shows the market’s reliance on innovation as a plausible, sustainable solution.
World Mobile rolls out internet initiative to boost Zanzibar’s e-govt
The development is part of ambition to provide connectivity to all of the country’s population by the end of 2023.
World Mobile chooses Zanzibar for balloon-driven mobile network
Company commits to full consumer retail and IOT coverage within 24 months.
Zanzibar pursues ambition to emerge as leading blockchain hub
Collaboration between World Mobile Group, eGAZ and IOG.
Why micro networks can revolutionise connectivity in rural Africa
Some people are not being served by the big telcos because they are not considered profitable by the big boys says Micky Watkins, CEO of World Mobile.
New blockchain initiative to empower Africa’s network operators
Mesh network, based on blockchain and renewable energy, to be rolled out, beginning with Tanzania, Zanzibar and Kenya.