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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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