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.
Vodacom, AUDA-NEPAD to roll out digital tech for COVID-19 vaccinations
Digital infrastructure to manage vaccinations across 55 countries.
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.
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.
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.
GSMA, Vodafone and GIFEC Partner to Deliver Connectivity to Rural Communities
Pioneering Project Will Deliver Mobile Internet Connectivity to Unconnected Communities in Ghana
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.
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.
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.