The rapid uptake of digital services across the continent requires that the region's governments urgently release more spectrum for mobile broadband services.
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Mobile ecosystem adds more than $150 billion in economic value to African economy...
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PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure...
17 Apr 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets...
3 Mar 2015
BARCELONA, SPAIN: US smartphone app firm Uber reappeared in Spain on Thursday as a home food delivery network after a court banned it from operating its taxi service following complaints from professional drivers...
20 Feb 2015
MADRID, SPAIN: Web-surfers and newspapers worried over Google News closure in Spain...
18 Dec 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: Spain's government on Thursday defied Google's vow to shut down its Spanish online news service in protest at being made to pay for content, in its latest legal clash in Europe...
12 Dec 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: A judge on Tuesday banned the popular smartphone taxi service Uber from operating in Spain, court officials said, following similar prohibition action in several other countries...
11 Dec 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: Colombian pop star Shakira wants the press to leave her nearly two-year-old son with Spanish footballer Gerard Pique alone, she said in an interview published Sunday...
2 Dec 2014
MADRID, SPAIN/LONDON, UK: Mobile phone giant Vodafone said on Monday it was investigating allegations of tax fraud at its recently acquired Spanish unit Ono.
30 Oct 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: French group Orange launched on Tueday, 16 September, a bid to extend its reach in a Europe-wide telecom turf war with an offer for Spanish fixed-line operator Jazztel.
17 Sep 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: Off/On Commerce Day 2014 will be held on 16 October in Teatro Goya, Madrid
8 Jul 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: Spanish telecommunications firm Telefonica and US investment company Blackstone launched a mobile telephone advertising venture, challenging Google and Facebook in the multi-billion-dollar market.
17 Apr 2014
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Firefox OS, an new smartphone operating system aimed at challenging Apple and Google, will power a new category of US$25 smartphones for developing countries, the California-based non-profit Mozilla Foundation said.
3 Mar 2014
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Bigger than a telephone yet smaller than a personal computer, tablets were supposed to usher in a new world of mobility; yet they have hardly budged off the couch.
28 Feb 2014
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Once the mobile world's pioneers, Nokia, Motorola and BlackBerry are now the industry's sorry laggards, searching for lost glory.
27 Feb 2014
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Precisely how many steps have you taken today? Exactly how fast is your heart beating? How clean are your teeth?
27 Feb 2014
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Nokia showed off a new range of smartphones powered by Google's Android operating system, even though the company is being taken over by Microsoft.
26 Feb 2014
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Samsung unveiled its new flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone, armed with a fingerprint scanner and a built-in heart rate sensor, to defend its place as the world's industry leader.
26 Feb 2014
BARCELONA, SPAIN - When the next super-fast mobile network launches in 2020 you will be able to download a high-definition movie in about a second.
24 Feb 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: Samsung aims to take the mobile world by storm by almost certainly unveiling a new Galaxy S5 smartphone with rumoured Apple-fighting features such as a fingerprint scanner and larger screen.
21 Feb 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: Fanatical players forking out money to get ahead in games such as Candy Crush Saga or Angry Birds are driving explosive growth in the multi-billion dollar mobile gaming business.
19 Feb 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: Kia shows its support for Rafa Nadal by launching his racquet into the stratosphere using cheers of encouragement from fans.
12 Nov 2013
MADRID, SPAIN: Spain's international telecommunications group Telefonica revealed slumping profits in the third quarter of 2013 on Friday but said underlying revenues were climbing and debt levels had dropped.
11 Nov 2013
MADRID, SPAIN: Heavily indebted Spanish telecoms firm Telefonica said Tuesday it had agreed to sell a 65.9% stake in its Czech unit to Czech financial group PPF for €2.47bn ($3.3bn).
6 Nov 2013
MADRID, SPAIN: Spain has demanded details of reported mass US eavesdropping on its citizens, denouncing the alleged surveillance as "inappropriate and unacceptable" as outrage spread over the US's worldwide espionage programme.
29 Oct 2013
MADRID, SPAIN: Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil said Monday it is backing rival Spanish group Telefonica's sweetened takeover bid, valued at €8.55bn (US$11.4bn), for German mobile operator E-Plus.
27 Aug 2013
LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / LISBON, PORTUGAL / MADRID, SPAIN: Vodafone celebrates a new era in telecoms by literally turning everything red.
26 Aug 2013
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Dutch telecom operator KPN has announced that it had sold its German subsidiary E-Plus to Spain's Telefonica for €5bn in cash and a 17.6% stake in Telefonica Deutschland.
24 Jul 2013
MADRID, SPAIN: Spanish factories slowed output for the 21st straight month in May, official data showed Friday, as demand collapsed in a long recession that has pushed unemployment above 27%.
8 Jul 2013
MADRID: Madrid will rename its landmark Sol metro station Sol Vodafone under an advertising deal with the British mobile operator to raise millions of euros in the recession, officials said on Wednesday, 24 April 2013.
25 Apr 2013