Dec 11, 2020

Opera resets relationship with Africa in Internet push

The Norwegian-based Web company adopts its multi-pronged “Africa first” strategy to scout for opportunities together with locals.

Oct 2, 2020

ZTE vows to help Africa sustain its journey to digitalisation

The continent is bursting with potential for more widespread adoption of 5G, advanced network infrastructure, mobile connectivity, AI, cloud and big data, says ZTE.

Sep 30, 2020

Sub-Saharan Africa 5G connections to reach 18m by 2025

Spectrum availability will promote strong growth and cost-efficiency in 4G and 5G mobile connectivity in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2025, says the GSMA.

Sep 8, 2020

COVID-19 drives African states into cashless societies

Cash may have traditionally been king, but the coronavirus pandemic is contributing to a faster pace of mobile money adoption across the continent.

Aug 7, 2020

GSMA, UN use mobile money in digital assistance drive

The industry body for mobile operators and the United Nations World Food Programme accelerate the use of mobile money in times of global emergencies.


Mobile industry rises to COVID-19 challenges

As the world navigates the global health emergency, the mobile industry shows it has never been more essential, says the GSMA’s Alex Sinclair.

Jul 2, 2020

ZTE, GSMA host 5G SA Summit 2020

The summit provides a platform for sharing experiences of SA network construction and business development strategies in China and other countries.

May 13, 2020

Sub-Saharan Africa’s digital exclusion woes persist

The region’s struggle to bridge the mobile Internet usage gap continues, despite many people being covered by a mobile network.

May 12, 2020

Vodacom CEO cautions SA on 5G mass deployment timetable

The company’s spend on 5G is still at its infancy and the mass rollout will take several years, says Vodacom Group CEO Shameel Joosub.

Apr 24, 2020

COVID-19 hits Africa remittances, World Bank urges digital platform use

The World Bank projects a 20% decline in global remittances, urging service providers and authorities to introduce measures to ease use of mobile money platforms.

Apr 15, 2020

GSMA Opens Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion

GSMA Calls for Applications to Develop Digital Access Solutions in Africa and Asia

Mar 26, 2020

Mobile money accounts breach 1bn mark

2019 marked a major milestone for mobile money globally, with over one billion accounts and close to $2 billion in daily transactions, says GSMA.

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