Tag Archives: Airtel Africa

Airtel partners with WorldRemit to expand instant mobile money service in Africa

Airtel Africa has partnered with digital money transfer service provider, WorldRemit for instant money transfer services expansion across Africa. We are committed to enhancing financial inclusion in the countries we operate through building a huge infrastructure of cashing in and cashing out locations in the markets and increasing our distribution, said Raghunath Mandava, CEO, Airtel [...]

Airtel Africa announced a new partnership with Unicef for online educational course

Unicef has announced a new partnership with Airtel Africa which aims at providing children with access to remote learning by using mobile technology to benefit school children affected by the Covid-19. “COVID-19 is affecting access to information and education at an unprecedented scale. Worldwide, most children are not in school, which we know can lead [...]

Airtel Africa obtains 10 MHz spectrum in Nigeria

Airtel Africa, one of the leading telecommunication companies in Africa has seized 10 new MHz spectrum for its operations in Nigeria. According to a statement, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has accepted the acquisition. The spectrum was acquired from Intercellular Nigeria Limited for a total sum of $94 million. The amount includes NCC fees. Speaking [...]

Airtel Africa partners with Ecobank Group to improve mobile money services

Airtel Africa a global telecommunications services provider with operations in 14 countries across Africa, and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) (Ecobank.com), the parent company of Ecobank the leading pan-African banking group operating in 33 countries, have inked a deal which will allows millions of Airtel Money and Ecobank customers across Africa to facilitate their access to mobile [...]

Airtel Africa partners with Mastercard to offer mobile money service

Airtel Africa has officialized its collaboration with Mastercard, offering mobile phone users across 14 African countries access to Mastercards global network. The Mastercard virtual card will enable Airtel Money customers, even without a bank account, to make payments to local and global online merchants that accept Mastercard cards. Airtel Money customers will be able to [...]

Airtel injects USD $1.25 billions expand its African operations

Airtel Africa is set to reduce its debt by injecting USD 1.25 billion in investment from six international investors and expand its African operations ahead of a proposed IPO.  The second largest operator on the continent has businesses in 15 African countries: Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, [...]