Safaricom

Vodacom edges closer to pan-African tech goal

Based on its preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2022, company confirms a “watershed year” for its transition plans.
Christopher Tredger
1:50

Data, smartphone use and Fintech anchor Safaricom’s market position

Company announced strong results this week, reinforced by increase in subscriptions, data use and Fintech.
2:00
Apr 19, 2022

Ethiopia: telco rivals agree to tower power share deal

Safaricom and Ethio Telecom have concluded interconnection and capacity lease agreements.
2:20
Apr 11, 2022

SIM registration storm brewing in Kenya

The CA plans to switch off unregistered SIM cards by 15 April 2022.
1:50
Mar 17, 2022

M-Pesa Africa’s strategy to capitalise on Kenya’s growth

Included in plans is investment in M-Pesa Super App both for customers and businesses.
2:10
Mar 14, 2022

Safaricom and Intelsat partner to expand LTE coverage in Kenya

Intelsat’s global hybrid network will support Safaricom’s objective to transform lives with innovation and carrier-grade satellite services.
1:40
Mar 10, 2022

Operators consider M-Pesa expansion as growth hits new mark

Safaricom announces 30 million active subscribers in Kenya, 51 million across the continent.
1:40
Feb 28, 2022

Safaricom Taps VMware to Build a Greenfield Network in Ethiopia

Safaricom Ethiopia has selected VMware (NYSE: VMW) as its Telco Cloud Platform partner.
1:50
Feb 8, 2022

Ethiopia vows it won’t renege on mobile financial services deal

Safaricom unsure of developments after the country’s industry regulator suspended the tender process for the second telco licence in December 2021.
3:30
Nov 15, 2021

Vodacom in major African Fintech push, guns for 70m customers

The telco sees strong growth potential for customer adoption and is targeting 73 million financial services customers in three years.