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.
5 Oct

Planning for 5G success in Sub-Saharan Africa

Spectrum policy will have a massive impact on the success of 5G and its deployment in Sub-Saharan Africa says GSMA’s Angela Wamola.

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.
Sep 15, 2021

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.
Aug 30, 2021

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.
Aug 4, 2021

Connectivity, Cameroon’s main tech conundrum

Despite development in digital infrastructure in recent years, tech entrepreneurs are still grappling with digital technologies and physical resources.
Jul 15, 2021

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.
Jun 17, 2021

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.
Jun 4, 2021

Latest Fintech alliance targets 100m mobile wallets

MFS Africa and Global Technology Partners have entered into an agreement to deepen financial penetration across Africa.