MTN slashes out-of-bundle and data prices
On Thursday 30 November 2017, South African telecommunications company, MTN, announced two major developments which according to the company addresses the data price problem in South Africa. The first announcement was the launch of a new prepaid 1GB data bundle priced at R50. This bundle will only be available through the MyMTN app. The second […]
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Malawi Parliament calls for improved Mobile network coverage
Members of Parliament in Malawi have on Tuesday, 29 November 2017, called for improved mobile network coverage in areas of the country where coverage is limited. The members have condemned the irregular mobile network coverage in Malawi. Parliamentarian, Philipo Chinkhondo, asked government to engage the network providers on roaming charges, especially around the border areas […]
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Vodacom rolls out Fibre To The Business
Vodacom Business today announced the launch of Fibre To The Business (FTTB) services in South Africa. The initial rollout phase of Vodacom’s new Broadband Connect Fibre service sees broadband connectivity of up to 100Mbit/s coming to selected business parks in Gauteng, Cape Town, and Durban. This new service means that businesses of all sizes that operate out […]
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Ericsson: There will be 1 billion 5G subscriptions in 2023
The November edition of theEricsson Mobility Report released on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 has predicted that there will be 1 billion 5G subscriptions for enhanced mobile broadband by 2023. According to the report, 5G will cover over 20 percent of the world’s population by the end of 2023. The report further reveals that the first commercial networks […]
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MTN Uganda announces 2017 innovation award winners
MTN Uganda announced the winners of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017. The 2nd annual MTN Innovation Awards which is a platform through which MTN, recognises some of the most outstanding locally developed mobile and desktop applications, as well as individuals and organisations that have been at the forefront of enabling the innovation ecosystem in the […]
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Infinix Zero 5 launches in Nigeria
On Monday 20 November 2017 Infinix mobility unveiled, in Nigeria, its flagship model for 2017 the Infinix Zero 5. Infinix first unveiled the Zero series 5 years ago in Nigeria and, according to the company, it has become a leading brand in the country. Infinix believes that the smartphone represents phone photography, style and speed all […]
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Twitter Lite launches in Africa
Twitter has announced the release of Twitter Lite to 24 new countries including 6 African countries. South Africa, Nigeria, Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia and Tanzania were the African countries selected as a part of the expansion. The announcement was made by Jesar Shah, the product manager at Twitter, via the company’s blog. According to the company, Twitter […]
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Mobile is revolutionising business in Africa
Twinpine Network held its #KuunganaKE event at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi recently. The event highlighted the opportunities for businesses through the mobile web. Elo Umeh, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Twinpine Network, in his opening remarks emphasised the role of innovation and creativity in the business world, “The entire African economy is going through a […]
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