Building the 5G future on an LTE foundation

Huawei executives present at the online LTE Summit 2020 held by the GSMA.

5G commercial success depends on synergy across major tech domains

Collaboration, precise deployment and focus on industry solutions, with mobility playing a central role – Huawei Better World Summit 2020.
21 Jul

Tax stifles mobile money growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Certain taxes on mobile money transactions have had a distortionary impact claims GSMA report.
14 Jul

GSMA launches mobile money interoperability test platform

Organisation states that in Africa over 50.7 million new registered mobile money accounts were opened in 2019-20 alone.

Sub-Saharan Africa remains largely offline

GSMA’s regional head unpacks the challenges in ensuring more people are able to connect.
May 8, 2020

Major GSMA fund to spur mobile internet adoption in Africa

Start-ups, SMEs can utilise portion of £2.5 million to reach those who remain offline.
Apr 28, 2020

MTN Nigeria denies sharing identifiable user data

Company clarifies position regarding data exchange involved in efforts to curb spread of COVID-19.
Apr 24, 2020

COVID-19 hits Africa remittances, World Bank urges digital platform use

The World Bank projects a 20% decline in global remittances, urging service providers and authorities to introduce measures to ease use of mobile money platforms.
Apr 15, 2020

GSMA Opens Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion

GSMA Calls for Applications to Develop Digital Access Solutions in Africa and Asia
Mar 26, 2020

Expect a rapid rise in mobile money transactions – GSMA

Organisation believes governments in Africa will seek to reduce cash transactions, reduce face-to-face transactions, among other measures taken.

French help power up Cameroon's Silicon Mountain

Power outages, internet shutdowns and armed conflict among several challenges to local start-up ecosystem.