Jun 30, 2021

MWC 2021: Mobile industry players commit to support 5G mmWave

The companies announce their collective support for the next-gen technology to drive availability of 5G mmWave networks.


Ethiopia sets new date for telecoms licences bids

The deadline has now been shifted from 5 March 2021 to 26 April 2021, as the country opens up its telecommunications industry to private investment.

Apr 12, 2021

Vodacom, AUDA-NEPAD to roll out digital tech for COVID-19 vaccinations

Digital infrastructure to manage vaccinations across 55 countries.

May 14, 2020

New massive subsea cable 2Africa to connect Africa, Middle East

The 37 000km-long 2Africa cable will deliver more than the total combined capacity of all subsea cables serving Africa today.

Apr 6, 2020

Vodacom, Safaricom conclude M-Pesa brand takeover deal

The transaction will accelerate M-Pesa’s growth in Africa by giving both Vodacom and Safaricom full control of the M-Pesa brand.

Jan 23, 2020

Vodafone urges Africa to invest in digital infrastructure

African countries lag in important decisions on allocating radio spectrum for mobile data and broadband services, says Vodafone CEO Nick Read.


GSMA sets up lab for innovative tech solutions

The London-based lab is aimed at conducting research, testing and development of innovative technologies of the future.

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

May 24, 2019

Vodacom, Safaricom take over M-Pesa brand

South African telco Vodacom and Kenya’s Safaricom are in the process of acquiring the M-Pesa brand from Vodafone.

Mar 15, 2019

IOT is at work in 34% of global companies

Over a third of global firms use the Internet of things and 70% of these adopters have moved beyond the pilot stage, according to Vodafone IOT Barometer 2019.

Sep 28, 2018

Ford wants to help ambulances get to victims faster

The motoring company tests technology in Germany that will see drivers being alerted to accidents ahead so they can make way for emergency responders.

May 30, 2018

MTN Ghana to raise nearly $750m in IPO

MTN launches an initial public offering for a 35% stake in its Ghana business, in what is expected to be the West African country's largest IPO.

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