Mobile Services

May 03, 2021  |  MTN Is Seeking Extension Of Temporary Spectrum Licences In South Africa

According to BMA's sources, the MTN Group has responded to the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) verdict not to extend temporary licences for spectrum beyond 31 May 2021, saying this will be detrimental to South Africans. Jacqui O'Sullivan, ...


Oct 01, 2020  |  "Sub-Sarahan Africa Is Still Fastest Growing Region For Mobile Subscription" - GSMA

According to the latest GSMA report, Sub-Saharan is still the fastest growing market when it comes to mobile subscriptions with the region set to grow by 4.3 per cent by an additional 137million subscribers by 2025.   The GSMA's annual ...


Sep 14, 2020  |  Nigeria Sees Significant Boom In Mobile Subscription - Ericsson Mobility Report

The newly released Ericsson Mobility Report has indicated that despite the current global slowdown in economic activities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Africa continues to see massive growth in subscription to mobile networks and services - with the ...


Aug 11, 2020  |  Nigeria: Despite Covid-19, Leading Telcos Post Impressive Revenue Figures

In Nigeria, the two major mobile telecoms operators have returned 'great' trading figures even though the coronavirus pandemic has been wreaking havoc to people health and economic well-being.   MTN Nigeria's reporting showed that the company is still maintaining its ...


Zimbabwe: Econet’s Customers Unhappy With Network Outages

Econet Zimbabwe - the country’s largest mobile network operator, has had to issue an apology to its customers for yet another network outage. The outage reportedly left subscribers with no access to data services, although the mobile money services were, ...

MTN Group Happy To Surpass It’s 100Millionth Data Services User

For MTN, data and digital services are central to its core strategy. And the company is now entirely focused on driving and scaling up its data services even as it celebrates its 100 million user milestone.   The Group is ...

Airtel Africa Reaches It’s 10th-Year And 110 Million Subscribers

Airtel Africa, The pan-African mobile telecommunications services provider, is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary as it also reaches a 110 million subscriber milestone.   Bharthi owned Airtel Africa currently operates across 14 countries in sub-Sahara Africa. And according to Raghunath Mandava ...