Category Archives: Mobile

Telkom and Telenor ink roaming deal in South Africa

Telkom South Africa and Telenor inked a roaming deal to allow Telkom to develop roaming products for retail subscribers. The CEO of Telkoms Wholesale division, Openserve, Althon Beukes, said Telenor was selected due to its extensive roaming coverage combined with its vast experience and competence, which is “significant in offering our end users with the [...]

Unitel and Huawei provide free internet for public schools in Angola

Huawei Angola plan to invest $60 million to build a headquarter for training and promotion of digital education for public schools student in partnership with mobile operator, Unitel. Eunice de Carvalho, General Director of Unitel and Liuhongzhen Michael, Deputy CEO of Huawei announced a two-year memorandum by supplying equipment and technological solutions by Huawei while [...]

stc deployed first 5G standalone in MENA

Saudi-based telco stc has deployed the first 5G standalone and 5G voice over new radio service in live network in MENA. The expansion will allow stc to offer enhanced data and voice services over an agile, cloud native, next generation end-to-end 5G network. According to stc, the 5G SA core network is an absolute paradigm [...]

Sirius Telecom Africa collaborates with Sonatel for MVNO services in Senegal

Sirius Telecom Afrique, a telecom engineering, IT, and digital services company, inked on August 31 a hosting contract as a Mobile Virtual Network Operator MVNO with the National Telecom Company (Sonatel) of Senegal. Sirius Telecom Afrique can now launch its voice and broadband Internet services in Senegal via its brand Promobile. Sirius Telecom Africa considers [...]

Airtel Africa partners with MoneyGram to expand mobile money service

Telecommunications group Airtel Africa has partnered with cross-border payments and transfers provider MoneyGram to expand its mobile money service. This initiative will allow customers in 12 countries to transfer and received MoneyGram around the world into their mobile money wallets on their phone. The provider of telecommunications and mobile money services stated that the partnership with person-to-person [...]