Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

At Long Last! Ghana Launches Mobile Money Payment Interoperability 

Accra, May 10, 2018//-Ghana’s Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has launched the first mobile money payments interoperability system in Ghana.

MTN Plans to Raise $1.1bn in Debt in Nigeria

May 10, 2018//-MTN Group Ltd plans to borrow as much as N400 billion ($1.1 billion) in Nigeria this year as Africa’s largest wireless carrier by sales seeks to fund local investment and replace existing debt in the continent’s most populous country, Bloomberg has reported.

MTN Ghana Injects GHC200,000.00 Annually to Support Children with Hole-in-heart Conditions

Accra, May 9, 2018/-MTN Ghana Foundation has partnered Media General Ghana, operators of TV3, 3FM, Onua FM, Connect FM, and others to launch ‘Think Heart, Save a Child’ project, an initiative that seeks to help save the lives of Ghanaian children with hole-in-heart conditions in the country.

ECOWAS Beats EAC, ECCA, and SADC in Mobile Phone Penetration

Accra, Ghana, May 8, 2018//-The West Africa sub-region, comprising the 15 member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has the highest mobile phone subscriber penetration figure of all the regional economic communities (RECs) in Sub-Saharan Africa.

West Africa is Still Going to Be the Most Profitable Region for Mobile Operators  

  Accra, Ghana, May 3, 2018//-Over the period to 2025, around 72 million new mobile subscribers will be added in West Africa, taking subscriber penetration to 54% in the region.This subscriber growth will be driven by a demographic shift in the coming years, as many young adults take out a mobile subscription, according to the […]

Ghana to Unveil Mobile Money Interoperability Next Week

Accra, May 2, 2018//-Ghana’s Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is set to launch the mobile money interoperability system next week.

Bharti Airtel Turnover Continues To Fall  

Lagos, Nigeria, April 30, 2018//– Bharti Airtel has reported total revenues of INR196.3 billion (USD3.0 billion) for the three months ended March 31 , 2018, depicting a decline of 10.5% year-on-year.

MTN to Expand South Sudan Coverage

April 30, 2018//-South African telecom operator MTN has promised to expand its operations in South Sudan to tap into the rising demand for the mobile services.

9mobile Sale: Confusion Trails Actual Bid Price  

  Lagos, Nigeria, April 30, 2018// – As the 90 days deadline given to declared winner of the bid for 9mobile, Teleology Holdings, to pay the balance of its bid price draws near, the unending drama that has dogged the sale continues to unnerve.

T-Mobile to Acquire Sprint for $26Bn

April 30, 2018//-T-Mobile US Inc agreed to acquire peer Sprint Corp, in an all-stock deal for $26 billion that will combine the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers and is expected to attract regulatory scrutiny over its impact on consumers.

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