Posts Tagged ‘mobile’

Three online shopping trends to pay attention to

Security remains a concern for most African consumers who shop online, a survey finds.

Mobile driving brand communication in Africa, says Ole! Media boss

Mobile is a big opportunity for the advertising industry and it will transform how brands engage with consumers.

Interview: Talking business with Nigerian mobile advertising entrepreneur Oduntan Odubanjo

“Successful entrepreneurs are not usually the smartest people, or even the most hardworking.”

AFCON sponsor Orange sees Africa as a key growth opportunity

“Many countries still have below average mobile penetration rates, which means that there is strong growth potential.”

Chinese mobile phone company Tecno explains why it only does business in Africa

“We want to be the mobile king of Africa. The continent receives a lot of imports but the products are not always modelled to fit demand.”

‘In 10 years Kenya will have a substantial number of IT millionaires’

Dinfin Mulupi talks to Nikolai Barnwell, Head of Operations at 88mph, an investment fund specialising in seed funding for the east African mobile and web market.

12 ways how mobile technology can boost African agriculture

In a recent report, titled Connected Agriculture, Vodafone and Accenture identified 12 opportunities for mobile phone technology to increase agricultural income and productivity.

Fresh interest in DRC’s mobile phone industry

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s mobile telecommunications industry has received a lot of attention over the past week.

Africans embracing mobile internet

Africans are among the world’s top users of the internet on their mobile phones.

Mobile banking catching on in South Africa

Close to 2 out of every 10 South Africans are now using their phones to transfer cash to family and friends.

Kenya: No minimum price for mobile calls, says government

Despite a significant price war between Kenya’s mobile operators, the government said it will not impose a minimum price for mobile calls.

Vodacom says it may sell DRC unit

South African mobile operator Vodacom Group may consider selling its Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) business, Bloomberg reported today.

Airtel to launch 3G services in Kenya

Bharti Airtel will start offering third-generation telecommunication services in Kenya by the end of March, Bloomberg reports.

Mozambique’s Movitel to invest $120m to upgrade infrastructure

Mozambique’s third largest mobile operator Movitel will spend US$120 million over the next year to upgrade its infrastructure, Reuters recently reported.

Safaricom to boost network following negative reports

Kenya’s largest mobile operator Safaricom will invest Ksh10 billion (US$125 million) in boosting its network.