Promoted | The importance of 5G to Africa’s business success was underlined last week at the 2023 Africa 5G summit.
Vodacom plans to phase out its “My Vodacom” smartphone app in favour of its VodaPay “super app” in the coming months.
Safaricom’s M-Pesa mobile money service went live in Ethiopia on Wednesday.
Safaricom’s popular payments platform M-Pesa was offline on Thursday, causing significant disruption in the East African nation.
Vodacom Group has reported an almost 37% year-on-year jump in revenue to R35.7-billion in the quarter ended 30 June.
Ethiopia has launched a tender for a second new telecoms licence, opening one of Africa’s largest markets to further competition.
Union54 is entering the race to develop super apps as investors look to tap Africa’s increasingly tech-savvy market.
Vodacom Group affiliate Safaricom has appointed MTN’s Wim Vanhelleputte as CEO of its Ethiopia business.
The World Bank Group’s private investment arm and guarantee agency have pledged more support for Safaricom Ethiopia.
Ethiopia has reactivated the process of selling a 40% stake in Ethio Telecom and a separate plan to issue a second full telecoms licence.