US tech giants should bear some of the costs of developing Europe’s telecommunications networks, the CEOs of major European operators said.
Vodacom Group is targeting a 27% expansion in its financial services customer base to 73 million by March 2024.
Ethiopia expects its second telecommunications provider to start operations in the first quarter of next year despite conflict in the country.
Vodacom Group is entering North Africa for the first time, announcing on Wednesday that it will acquire Vodafone Egypt from parent Vodafone Group for R41-billion.
Vodafone said it would add nearly 7 000 software engineers to its workforce by 2025 to develop more of its own digital services across Europe and Africa.
Vodacom South Africa is launching Sim cards made from recycled plastic to reduce the harm they cause to the environment.
Dell Technologies will release software designed to help telecoms carriers manage the computers in their networks, deepening its push to become a major player in 5G technology.
Vodacom Group on Monday fleshed out some of the details of the consortium that recently secured an operating licence in Ethiopia.
Mobile payments platform M-Pesa has topped 50 million active users – measured by monthly active customers – telecommunications group Vodacom said on Tuesday.
Facebook and some of the world’s largest telecommunications carriers, China Mobile and MTN Group, are set to build a wider-than-earlier-planned giant subsea cable in Africa.