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Over Half World’s Population Now Using Mobile Internet

Over Half World’s Population Now Using Mobile Internet

The GSMA has launched its global State of Mobile Internet Connectivity Report 2021 showing that, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, more than half of the world’s population is now using the mobile internet. Mobile internet usage translates to just over 4 billion connected people,  225 million more compared to 2019, and up from a third of people globally just […]
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Nigeria gets greenlight to deploy 5G Network

Nigeria gets greenlight to deploy 5G Network

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the deployment of the Fifth Generation Network, 5G, in Nigeria. Following the approval, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) has directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to commence immediate implementation of the 5G plan for the country. “The roll-out of the 5G […]
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Safaricom named Global Compact LEAD participant for its ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business

Safaricom Named Global Compact LEAD Company

Safaricom has today been named as the Global Compact LEAD participant for its ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business. The telco, which is the only African company on the list, was identified as being among the most highly engaged participants of the world’s largest corporate sustainability […]
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MTN partners with Flutterwave to integrate payments across Africa

MTN partners with Flutterwave to integrate payments across Africa

MTN Group Friday announced a mobile money partnership with Africa payments technology company, Flutterwave, to integrate payments across Africa. The partnership will allow businesses integrating Flutterwave in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia to receive payments via MTN Mobile Money (MoMo). MTN MoMo is a fintech platform providing consumers and businesses with an electronic […]
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Safaricom Ethiopia Gears Up for Commercial Launch

Safaricom Ethiopia Gears Up for Commercial Launch

Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia PLC (Safaricom Ethiopia) has today announced that it is gearing up for commercial launch. The Kenyan-based telco firm has started a countrywide staff recruitment drive and introduced its leadership team as it affirmed its commitment to investing in Ethiopia’s digital future. At a media conference today held at Safaricom Ethiopia’s new offices, […]
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