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Mxit confirms India, Nigeria exits

Social network Mxit has exited its Indian and Nigerian markets as the business shuts down its commercial operations. Mxit had a high-profile launch in India at the beginning of 2014 which

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Content, price crucial to Africa smartphone growth

Affordable smartphones are starting to transform the landscape in Africa, getting millions of people across the continent online for the first time, but prices need to fall further and content and applications need to be tailored for local communities and languages, experts said this week

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MTN to build rural 3G network

MTN SA is stepping up its investment in network infrastructure, promising to double the number of third-generation (3G) mobile base stations across the country in the next two years to 6 000 and extending wireless broadband access deep into underserved