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Telecom  |  Airtel Malawi Slapped With $1.1 Million Fine

Airtel Malawi has been ordered to pay a $1.1 million fine for failing to sell 20 percent of the company’s shares to Malawian investors. The Director-General of Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA), Godfrey Itaye announced the news about the fine ...
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Mobile Money  |  Airtel Africa Joins Forces With Mastercard In Mobile Money Deal

Airtel Africa, a leading provider of telecoms and mobile money services, has announced a collaboration with Mastercard, the giant technology company in the worldwide payments industry, that will give more than100 million Airtel Africa cellphone users in 14 African countries ...
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Airtel Loses Over $46Mil In East Africa -Reports

Airtel Tanzania’s losses decreased to $15.94 million last year from the $47.1 million loss in 2017, according to the telecommunication firm’s financials. Despite the improvement in performance, the loss still increased Airtel’s accumulated losses in Tanzania to a staggering $436.6 ...

Airtel Africa To Double Data And Mobile Money Penetration In Next 5 Years -Analysts

Analysts have reported that Airtel Africa's mobile money and data penetration are set to double in the next five years. Airtel is Africa's second-largest telco, with over 100 million mobile subscribers as of June 2019, and holds a leading position in ...

Airtel To Introduce Its Mobile Money Service In Nigeria

Airtel Africa has announced that it will soon be introducing its mobile money business in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer of Airtel, Raghunath Mandava, said that the growth in revenue could be attributed to the double-digit growth across all the ...

Airtel Signs $138Mil Loan Agreement With Nigeria’s Banks

Airtel Nigeria has reportedly signed a five-year loan contact with a number of Banks in Nigeria.   This news comes just as the telecommunication firm prepares to list its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) by the 4th of ...

Airtel Nigeria In Talks With NSE For Listing On The Nigerian Stock Exchange

Airtel Nigeria has reportedly started discussions with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) about possibly listing its stock on the local Stock Exchange.   A meeting was recently held at the headquarters of the Nigerian ...

Airtel Uganda Collaborates With Kwese Iflix To Bring Live Sports To Smartphones

Airtel Uganda has joined forces with Kwesé iflix to launch a mobile platform that will offer live sports, cutting edge programming, video-on-demand and download to watch later entertainment to mobile TV services in Uganda. This collaboration comes a few weeks ...

Bharti Airtel In Negotiations To Acquire Telkom Kenya

Bharti Airtel is in talks to purchase Telkom Kenya, which will help the telco sink its roots deeper in the east African market and boost the valuation of Airtel Africa. Telkom Kenya is the third-largest telecommunications operator in Kenya with ...

Airtel And Coverage Broadband Launch 3flix Mobile TV In Nigeria

Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has signed a strategic deal with Coverage Broadband, an extension of Phase 3 Telecom, to launch 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria. The collaboration will enable subscribers to access a unique bundled data plan on ...

Nigeria: Airtel Launches 4G LTE In The City Of Lagos!

Airtel Nigeria has launched 4G LTE network in Lagos precisely eight months after it initially introduced the service in Nigeria. Segun Ogunsanya, The Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria, was recently speaking at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Lagos and stated ...

Streaming Growth Steady For Sony Music In Nigeria

Michael Ugwu, General Manager for Sony Music West Africa, said in a statement to Reuters that factors such as the decrease in internet data costs coupled with a growth spurt in population is the driving factors for music downloads in ...