Micky Watkins

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.
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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.
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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.
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May 24, 2022

Limited infrastructure has Africa’s telcos very worried

Research by World Mobile shows the market’s reliance on innovation as a plausible, sustainable solution.
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Jan 20, 2022

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.
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Dec 1, 2021

World Mobile chooses Zanzibar for balloon-driven mobile network

Company commits to full consumer retail and IOT coverage within 24 months.
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Aug 17, 2021

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.
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Apr 26, 2021

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.