Category Archives: Telecom

MTN South Africa teams up with World Bank’s International Finance Corporation on mobile money

MTN South Africa has announced a partnership of $2 million with the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) to expand its mobile money business. MTN’s mobile money (MoMo) business saw a jump in transaction values and customer numbers during the COVID-19 pandemic, as movement restrictions and avoidance of physical cash pushed people towards mobile money [...]

du launches new Home Wireless Plan in MENA

du has announced the launch of its new Home Wireless Plan. The new wireless plan will enable customers to get unlimited instant internet for as little as AED 199 per month by just a plug and play service with immediate activation. New du Home Wireless customers will receive a router with internet connection and a [...]

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Ooredoo Qatar continues the Ramadan promotions

Ooredoo Qatar has announced it will continue its Ramadan promotions into Eid holidays, extending the great offers to its customers. The telecommunication company has had several offers running during Ramadan, offering discounts and bonus Nojoom Points to amazing vouchers. Sabah Rabiah Al Kuwari, Director PR at Ooredoo, said: Were delighted to be continuing our Ramadan [...]

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 [...]

Vodacom Group announce their partnership with WWF in South Africa

Vodacom Group had announced their new partnership with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) South Africa. This new project will help restore and conserve healthy oceans and ensure the sustainable production and consumption of seafood. “Due to overfishing, illegal and unregulated fisheries, [as well as] the impact of climate change and pollution, our oceans are [...]