MOBILE

Safaricom drops roaming charges by up to 99%

Safaricom drops roaming charges by up to 99%

Following successful negotiations with its global network of partners, Safaricom has reduced roaming charges for calls and data by up to 99 per cent for over 200 networks across the world. Read More

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African mobile subscriber numbers pass half a billionAfrican mobile subscriber numbers pass half a billion More than half a billion people across Africa are now subscribed to mobile services as the ...
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Vodacom Tanzania deploys PeerApp content-delivery solutionVodacom Tanzania deploys PeerApp content-delivery solution PeerApp, the leading provider of local content-delivery solutions for mobile, telco and cable operators, has announced ...
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Etisalat Prize for Innovation announces 2016 call for entriesEtisalat Prize for Innovation announces 2016 call for entries Etisalat Nigeria has announced call for entries for the 2016 edition of Etisalat Prize for Innovation.
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Sunday 17 Jul

Uber offers cashless payments in Accra through SMSGH

GHANA
Uber, the innovative app that connects riders with drivers, has revealed to Biztechafrica that it has partnered with SMSGH to provide mobile payments to the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). »
Saturday 16 Jul

MTN Ghana launches 20th anniversary edition of i-Fest

GHANA
The MTN Ghana 20th anniversary edition of the internet festival (iFest) was officially launched at a colourful outdoor event in Abeka Lapaz, a suburb of Accra.»
Friday 15 Jul

Etisalat complies with NCC directive on Do-Not-Disturb code

NIGERIA
Etisalat Nigeria has introduced the ‘Do-not-Disturb’ (DND) facility that enables customers on its network to opt-out completely or partially from receiving unsolicited marketing text messages and calls.»
Thursday 14 Jul

MTN Rwanda launches Damarara promo

RWANDA
MTN Rwanda has announced the launch of its customer loyalty promotion dubbed ‘Damarara’, which is designed to reward MTN customers based on the usage of MTN products and services. »
Wednesday 13 Jul

Tigo appoints Director for Tigo Business

GHANA
Telecom brand of the year Tigo has appointed Stephen Essien as the new director for its enterprise unit, Tigo Business.»
Wednesday 13 Jul

MTN drives insurance with IAS

NIGERIA
MTN Business is set to empower insurance companies across Nigeria with an Insurance Automation Service (IAS).»
Tuesday 12 Jul

Apollo Hospitals and Airtel bring expert healthcare to Africa

KENYA
Apollo Hospitals, the largest healthcare group from India, and Airtel Africa, a leading telecom operator with operations in 16 countries in Africa, signed an MoU to enhance healthcare cooperation across Africa. »
Monday 11 Jul

Telkom Kenya launches new entry-level smartphone

KENYA
Telkom Kenya has expanded its phone portfolio with the launch of the new Kaduda Smart into the market.»
Wednesday 6 Jul

MTN Cameroon suspends non-compliant numbers

CAMEROON
MTN Cameroon has suspended unidentified subscriber numbers to fully comply with Decree  2015/3759 of 03 September 2015.»
Tuesday 5 Jul

MTN Ghana present prizes to 20TH Anniversary Promo Winners

GHANA
MTN Ghana has presented the first batch of prizes to winners of its 20th Anniversary promotion in Accra. »
Monday 4 Jul

MTN announces group management changes

MTN has announced new changes to its group management structure, following changes announced last month.»
Monday 4 Jul

NCC enforces 2442 Do Not Disturb short code

NIGERIA
Following an NCC directive, Nigerian mobile operators will activate a Do Not Disturb facility which gives subscribers the freedom to choose what messages to receive from the various networks.»
Friday 1 Jul

New smartphone enters Kenyan market

KENYA
Giant smartphone maker Gionee is all set to launch its smartphones in the Kenyan market on Monday. »
Thursday 30 Jun

NCC declares MTN winner of 2.6GHz spectrum

NIGERIA
The Nigerian Communications Commission has declared MTN as winner of its latest auction for a frequency spectrum licence for the 2.6GHz band.»
Wednesday 29 Jun

Sterling Bank, AppZone’s CreditClub partner on unbanked customers

NIGERIA
Sterling Bank Plc has signed up to AppZone’s CreditClub to leverage its agent network and banking technology platform to serve customers outside traditional branches.»
Tuesday 28 Jun

Tigo Business – Building trusted business partner relationships with clients

GHANA
Tigo Business has increased and empowered its account management team to improve its overall customer service experience. »

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The Tech Revolution: Sage Sets out the Vision for African Businesses

Sage, a market leader in cloud accounting software used its global Sage Summit 2016, held this week in Chicago, to outline its strong commitment to future technologies, ...