Airtel to leverage Flutterwave alliance to extend services in Eastern and Southern Africa
Once active, company will potentially reach a 19.2-billion customer base within the regions.
Mobile coverage is improving, but usage gap a growing concern says GSMA
Research introduced at MWC Africa recently shows 3.4-billion people do not use mobile internet despite living in areas with mobile broadband coverage.
Operators ramp up eSIM services but adoption remains low
Despite significant progress in the commercial availability of eSIM devices, Sub-Saharan Africa shows the lowest adoption and service rollout rate.
GSMA’s anti-fraud system looks to combat “robo-calling”
Cape-based PBX over GSM provider Trabel believes the system adds another layer of protection against VoIP-related fraud.
High demand for financial inclusion driving SSA’s mobile money payments
The race to take Africa’s payments industry online is speeding up says Aida Diarra, head of Visa in Sub Saharan Africa.
Cameroon’s govt vows support for Silicon Mountain techies
Minister of Posts and Telecommunications announces planned digital innovation centre, the roll out of one-year of free internet connectivity.
Gender gap in mobile internet is shrinking, despite COVID-19
South Asia led the global trend, while the gap in mobile ownership persists, according to GSMA Mobile Gender Gap report.
Latest Fintech alliance targets 100m mobile wallets
MFS Africa and Global Technology Partners have entered into an agreement to deepen financial penetration across Africa.
MTN SA strikes US$2m deal with IFC to build MoMo agent network
Partners are looking to recruit 10 000 agents this year.