Category Archives: Mobile

MTN partners with Gameloft to introduce subscription-based games platform in South Africa

Gameloft Business Solutions has rolled out MTN Arcade, a new mobile gaming subscription platform accessible to all MTN customers in South Africa. The collaboration highlights the launch of Gameloft Business Solutions, a provider of gaming solutions for carriers and manufacturers, under its new identity. According to the Vice president of global sales & distribution at [...]

MTN to launch MoMoPay in Congo

MTN Congo has just added a new product, MoMoPay to its Mobile Money portfolio. The launch took place at the start of June in Brazzaville,Congo with the Director of Mobile Money, Thierry Boumba and Jean Christophe Bodba, Sales & Marketing Director at MTN Congo. MTN Congo will continue to provide its subscribers a product specifically [...]

HorizonSat partners with Azercosmos to offer data services in MENA

Azercosmos has inked a partnership deal with HorizonSat company, a provider of telecommunications, internet and satellite services in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). According to this partnership agreement, HorizonSat will offer data services to its customers in the Middle East and North African regions via the Azerspace-1 satellite. HorizonSat will be able to serve more [...]

Maroc Telecom to launch MT Cash

Maroc Telecom announced the launch its first mobile money transfer application, MT Cash which is available for download to all Moroccan citizens and residents. The new app offers a wide range of financial services all similar to services provided by banking applications and allows users to benefit from all the services safely and easily through [...]

Telecom Egypt and Etisalat Misr ink two agreements for mobile and fixed telecommunications interconnection

Telecom Egypt (TE) and Etisalat Misr have inked two deals for mobile and fixed telecommunications interconnection. The deals will be mainly on how much it costs to transfer calls between fixed-line and mobile networks and also enable Etisalat Misr to use the telecommunications infrastructure of Telecom Egypt. Telecom Egypt said that the first arrangement represents an improvement of [...]

MTN to launch 5G network in SA

MTN will roll out its new 5G network by the end of June and has started to promote its 5G value proposition in its latest Yello magazine. This promotion is part of the launch of the new 5G-enabled Huawei P40 or P40 Pro smartphones in South Africa. The promotion states Be one of the very [...]

Playfre to stream its music service across Africa

Playfre has just announced its expansion across the whole African continent. Playfre was launched in May 2019 serving only 18 African countries. According to the CEO and co-founder, Chika Nwaogu We just crossed the milestone of 20,000 registered users and 10 million streams, so we felt it was time to expand our services to include [...]

Africell secures mobile operator license in Angola

The Angolan government has granted Lebanese owned Africell the mobile operator license in the country. Africell is already operating in four African countries Gambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone and Uganda. Angola’s mobile phone market, with almost 14 million users, is currently controlled by two privately held companies — Unitel and Movicel. A third [...]