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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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Majority phones sold in Kenya are smartphones

IT News Africa reports that, according to mobile operator Safaricom, 67% of mobile phones sold in Kenya are smartphones.

16 Apr 2014 11:35

Eskimi to sponsor Mobile West Africa 2014

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[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

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Second part of MEF three-country African Growth Market Study released

MEF has launched the second part of its three-country African Growth Market Study, which surveyed mobile business leaders in the region to deliver an industry snapshot of market confidence and key drivers for mobile content and commerce in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.

15 Apr 2014 14:15

Oju officially launches all 65 Afro emoticons

Powered by Mi-Fone, the first African mobile devices brand, 'Oju', (literally meaning 'faces' in the Yoruba language from Nigeria), has revealed the full range of 65 Afro emoticons at the global launch for the brand late last week.

15 Apr 2014 08:49

Send, receive contact details through ContactXchange

MTN Uganda has launched a new SIM based service, ContactXchange, which enables customers to share contacts after making calls with the aim of helping them to easily stay connected.

14 Apr 2014 08:38

MTN, Airtel form cross-border remittance partnership

MTN Group and Bharti Airtel has partnered to launch an international money transfer service that seeks to remove the hassles of transferring money between Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso for the operators' Mobile Money customers.

8 Apr 2014 14:14

Need for mobile data monitoring solutions on the increase

According to research done by Frost & Sullivan, the expansive increase of smartphone use in sub-Saharan Africa as well as globally, is expected to lead to increased data traffic creating a need for mobile data monitoring solutions.

7 Apr 2014 07:11

Expansion on the cards for Mobile Money Africa

Mobile Money Africa is planning to focus on the expansion of technology, products and services in the mobile and digital payments industry.

7 Apr 2014 06:48

Mobile a game-changer in Africa

South African entrepreneur Deseré Orrill, co-founder of digital media company Ole! Media Group, believes mobile has become a game-changer in the way advertising and promotion works within the continent.

Issued by Ole! Media 4 Apr 2014 11:16

Free mobile transfers for Nigerians through Transferbee

Transferbee, a UK based company, has launched a campaign, running until 1 May 2014, which enables Nigerians living in the UK to transfer money home to friends and family free of charge via their mobile phones.

3 Apr 2014 08:11

WhatsApp with Facebook?

People have been asking why Facebook spent so much on the instant messenger. Is it that Facebook wants to have dominance in the mobile market or are more people moving away from Facebook?

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Consistent broadband connectivity for sub-Saharan Africa

Intelsat S.A. will reportedly provide a managed broadband service to Vodacom, enabling the telecoms company to offer a differentiated broadband service targeting the SOHO and SME users across sub-Saharan Africa.

1 Apr 2014 10:33

Oju Africa launches 15 Afro emoticons

Subsidiary of African mobile manufacturer Mi-Fone, Oju Africa has introduced what is said to be the first offering of Afro emoticons, reports Screen Africa.

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