Tanzania's leading telecommunication company renown for driving digital lifestyle transformation, Tigo (Tigo.co.tz), has announced free WhatsApp services for its 10 million users...
The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association announced that it has partnered with mobile surveying company GeoPoll to be the provider of media data to GIBA members...
27 Nov 2015
The need for greater digital literacy was addressed at the recent Mobile360 Africa conference...
By Leigh Andrews 27 Oct 2015
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015
Vodafone Ghana and Kirusa have announced the launch of 'Ebola Public Health Project' under Vodafone's Ghana Foundation's 'Mobile for Good' initiative, on Kirusa's platform...
24 Feb 2015
TEAMtalk Media, MobiMedia, AddSuite, LoveDigital and Honeykome are all making waves in the African marketing industry. Ole! Media Group CMO Deseré Orrill tells us more...
By Leigh Andrews 13 Jan 2015
Tara Squire has joined Tigo Ghana as its new Head of Mobile, responsible for both the Commercial and Mobile Financial Services strategy and execution...
9 Dec 2014
There's a swelling global wave of participatory citizenship. While it's definitely the way forward and enhanced by mobile, there are unique challenges to be faced in Africa...
By Leigh Andrews 12 Nov 2014
Market research is a tricky topic, particularly when related to mobile use in Africa. Simplify the process by being device-agnostic and keeping literacy and language top of mind...
By Leigh Andrews 7 Nov 2014
Vantage Mezzanine has provided $30m of expansion capital to Surfline Communications together with a fund co-investor in order to further expand Surfline's 4G LTE network in Ghana...
4 Nov 2014
We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...
By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014
IT News Africa reports that Vodafone Ghana will be releasing the iPhone6 and 6 Plus in the country with 15GB of data which will be valid for 90 days after purchase, for free...
7 Oct 2014
Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.
26 Mar 2014
MTN Business‚ is set to open more data centres in key markets where it operates as it rolls out its cloud services and video-conferencing to more markets.
By Thabiso Mochiko 17 Mar 2014
On 4 April 2014 Mobile World Magazine will be hosting the third West Africa Telecom Summit in Ghana at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.
6 Mar 2014
Ghanaians are experiencing increased rates on voice and data services from some telecommunication companies due to the rise in taxes by the government, reports Modern Ghana.
17 Jan 2014
According to a report on Modern Ghana, the National Communication Authority (NCA) "is now going to charge an annual rent on new blocks of phone numbers it would issue to operators".
26 Nov 2013
MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, in partnership with KPMG has embarked on a major study of mobile businesses in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.
14 Oct 2013
Modern Ghana reports that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be launching in Ghana tomorrow, 4 October 2013.
3 Oct 2013
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
Key leadership appointments and changes have been made to strengthen the MTN Group as well as its key operations in Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa.
25 Jul 2013
A successful pilot of Pinpoint, a media consumption and audience tracking tool for the African continent, has recently been conducted in Ghana, with plans to move into Nigeria, Tanzania, Angola and Uganda.
18 Jul 2013
In a tiny sweltering tin-roofed shack inside one of Mogadishu's bullet-riddled neighbourhoods, two brothers, Ali Hassan and Mustafa Yare, sit hunched over one of eight humming desktop computers. Together they show Nasteexo Cadey, a young veiled student at Mogadishu University, how to set up her Facebook account, browse YouTube videos and check her e-mail.
By Jonathan Kalan 28 Jun 2013
Airtel Ghana has been recognised with two awards for its Customer Care and Mobile Broadband Services respectively. The awards, Best Customer Care and Best Mobile Broadband Service of the Year were handed to Airtel at the 3rd Ghana Telecoms Awards 2013 organised by Mobile World magazine at a ceremony in Accra, Ghana.
3 Jun 2013
"Africa's current environment is ripe for gaming to take off," says Michael Szymanski, the director of Business Development for the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), an incubator that manages the MEST seed fund in Accra.
By Michelle Atagana 24 May 2013
British phone manufacturer, Siendon, is expanding its distribution network throughout Ghana. The company is engaging wholesalers and sub-dealers across both continents to distribute its leading range of quality smartphones, feature phones and tablets.
9 May 2013
MTN is going live with its bouquet of distinct cloud services this April, following a trial period in six of its major markets across Africa.
9 Apr 2013
More than half of Africa's one billion population has a mobile phone - and not just for talking. The power of telephony is forging a new enterprise culture, from banking to agriculture to healthcare. Africa has experienced an incredible boom in mobile phone use.
By Richard Firth 18 Mar 2013