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.
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.
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.
GSMA Opens Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion
GSMA Calls for Applications to Develop Digital Access Solutions in Africa and Asia
Mobile Internet gender gap proves difficult to close
Despite progress towards equal rights, new data shows women remain at a disadvantage in terms of mobile ownership and mobile Internet use.
Mobile World Congress cancelled amid coronavirus fears
The GSMA, organiser of the event, cancels the gathering because of the global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak.
GSMA Connected Society Innovation Fund Announces Winners
The GSMA today announced the winners of the Connected Society Innovation Fund for Rural Connectivity.