Africa is last growth frontier for fintech companies

Sub-Saharan Africa will become a flagship for mobile disruption by 2025, with 600 million of the population expected to use mobile technology.

2 Aug

5G to unlock R67bn value for Sub-Saharan Africa

Releasing 5G mmWave capacity will create global economic expansion valued at $565 billion, says the GSM Association.

Jul 17, 2019

Young ‘digital natives’ drive mobile subscriber growth

Mobile subscriber additions in Sub-Saharan Africa will see a 44% increase by 2025, driven by a new generation of young ‘digital natives’, reveals a GSMA report.

Jul 17, 2019

GSMA, Vodafone and GIFEC Partner to Deliver Connectivity to Rural Communities

Pioneering Project Will Deliver Mobile Internet Connectivity to Unconnected Communities in Ghana

Jul 16, 2019

Youth Population to Drive Strong Subscriber Growth Across Sub-saharan Africa, Finds New GSMA Study

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Mobile Economy Valued at More Than $150 Billion in 2018

Jun 10, 2019

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Africa

2019 Edition Features Innovation Showcase; Event Registration Now Open


GSMA cautions against poorly designed spectrum pathway

The mobile industry body warns against maximising revenues above the connectivity of citizens, as SA prepares to assign high-demand mobile spectrum sometime this year.

Apr 16, 2019

New GSMA Study: Mobile Powering Economic Growth and Job Creation Across West Africa

West Africa's mobile ecosystem generated more than $50 billion in economic value last year - equivalent to 8.7 per cent of the region's GDP1, according to a new GSMA study.

Apr 16, 2019

Mobile Industry in C^ote D'Ivoire Joins Forces with GSMA to Tackle Handset Theft

The GSMA announced today that C?te d'Ivoire's mobile industry has come together to support a major new initiative to guard against the use of stolen devices.

Mar 28, 2019

GSMA: The Government of Uganda and Stakeholders Commit to Pursue Mobile-Enabled Digital Transformation

The Government of Uganda, through the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and National Guidance, in partnership with the GSMA, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), UK Department for International Development (DFID) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), held a high-level round table on mobile-enabled digital transformation in Uganda.


Sub-Saharan Africa 2nd worst region in mobile gender gap

In our increasingly connected world, women are still being left behind, according to the GSMA.

Mar 5, 2019

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Series - West Africa

The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2019 Mobile 360 Series - West Africa conference, which will take place 16-17 April at the Radisson Blu Abidjan Airport Hotel in Abidjan, C?te d'Ivoire.

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