Category Archives: Mobile

MTN collaborates with LaLiga to entertain football fans in Nigeria

Nigerias largest mobile telecommunications operator, MTN, has announced a partnership with LaLiga, the mens top professional football division of the Spanish football league system, currently one of the most popular leagues in football, featuring many of the most talented stars and household names in the world. A highlight of the partnership, which also grants MTN [...]

Twitter to launch new paid subscription service

Twitter is set to launch its new paid subscription service; Twitter Blue that would charge users $2.99 a month. Jane Manchun Wong from Twitter tweeted that she had discovered details about the paid service, which would include features such as Undo Tweets similar to Gmails Undo Mail option and Collections, a way for [...]

Lycamobile obtains National Telecommunication Operator license in Uganda

Lycamobile has been granted a National Telecommunication Operator license by the Uganda Communications Commission.  Lycamobile, whose parent company Tangerine Limited has operated in Uganda since 2008, got the NTO license on March 24, 2021. The Executive Director of Uganda Communications Commission, Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo, stated that the Commission was satisfied of the breakthrough Lycamobile had [...]

MTN Rwanda launches Fintech Subsidiary

MTN Rwanda has received approval from the Central Bank to set up its FinTech subsidiary, Mobile Money Rwanda Ltd, in a move that is likely to intensify competition in the financial system. The firm, which was permitted to run the operators mobile money operations from April 27 and will be headed by CEO Chantal Kagame. [...]

Anghami launches Live Radio feature

Anghami, the Middle East and North Africas largest streaming platform, has introduced its first-ever Live Radio feature allowing users to create and contribute to a social music-sharing experience. It will enable users to talk whilst streaming songs, playlists and podcasts, creating a real-time experience of a podcast but along with real-time user engagement. Anghami also [...]

Ethio Telecom to launch new mobile money service in Ethiopia

Ethio Telecom has announced the launch of its new mobile money service called TeleBirr which will be available to Ethio Telecom subscribers. Tele Birr, an innovative mobile money solution from Ethio-telecom, will allow customers to send, receive, store, transfer, and spend their money through electronic mobile phone accounts. Tele birr also helps in paying bills [...]

Deezer to launch Dance Africa playlists

Deezer has announced its partnership with Africas top musicians to launch its Dance Africa series of playlists which will include music from 22 artists across the continent such as South Africas Master KG, Kamo Mphela, Makhadzi and De Mthuda, as well as Nigerias WurlD and Toofan, among others, who each share their top songs. WurlD said: Dance [...]