Orange has bought Airtel, the 2nd largest mobile operator in Burkina Faso, with close to 4.6 million customers...
3 days ago
Africa's mobile-first status may make us more vulnerable, as the threat of mobile malware rises globally...
8 Jun 2016
Fintech is disrupting the way ordinary Africans manage and use money...
Dominique Collett 1 Jun 2016
Ericsson reveals 'Emergency Wallet' to support humanitarian responses...
31 May 2016
International Telecommunications Week earlier this month brought together Africa's leading wholesale carriers, mobile network operators, global service providers and content distribution companies...
26 May 2016
Ericsson has joined the SMART Africa Alliance as a technical advisor to advance Africa through ICT...
23 May 2016
Orange, one of the world's leading telecommunications operators today announces the launch of the Orange brand in Egypt. The Orange brand has replaced the Mobinil brand...
9 Mar 2016
Orange presented the "2015 Orange AMEA Developers Challenge" prize to FarmConnecta yesterday evening during the Cairo ICT event...
18 Dec 2015
CAIRO: Metro commuters in Egypt will now be able to make complaints and suggestions about their metro experiences by directly messaging videos or pictures to the metro's management over WhatsApp...
18 May 2015
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015
A new Arab Advisors Group survey of Egypt's mobile application users revealed that 75% of adult mobile apps users in Egypt are younger than 34 years of age...
24 Nov 2014
Ericsson has recently partnered with Vodafone Egypt, signing a three year managed services agreement to deliver network field maintenance services to improve the quality of its network covering...
6 Aug 2014
GAZA CITY - A Twitter account of Hamas's armed wing has been suspended by administrators, the Palestinian Islamist movement said Thursday, 23 January, accusing the social media site of censorship.
24 Jan 2014
Egyptian prosecutors are probing telecoms giant, Vodafone, over claims a company advert featuring a popular muppet-like character contains coded messages calling for terrorist attacks, company executives said on Thursday.
6 Jan 2014
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
In an attempt to provide its users with more flexible on-demand subscriptions and bigger selection of data option, Vodafone Egypt has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) to deploy Ericsson Mobile Broadband Charging (MBC).
9 Sep 2013
MasterCard, the National Bank of Egypt and Etisalat, have announced the launch of 'Flous', the mobile payment wallet in Egypt, which will bring Etisalat Egypt's subscriber base safe and convenient payment services through the power of their mobile phones.
25 Jun 2013
Microsoft Corporation on Tuesday, 5 February 2013, introduced the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative, a new effort through which the company will actively engage in Africa's economic development to improve its global competitiveness.
6 Feb 2013
DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.
5 Mar 2012
CAIRO, EGYPT: Islamist students halted the filming of an Egyptian television series at Cairo's Ain Shams University protesting against the "indecent" clothing of the actresses, the production company said on Thursday 9 Febraury 2012.
13 Feb 2012
Mobilising public services in Africa, the white paper compiled by Informa Telecoms & Media and available at the AfricaCom event taking place from today, Wednesday, 9 November until Thursday 10 November 2011 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in South Africa, reveals that South Africa is more ready than Kenya and Egypt in terms of embracing mobile government services.
9 Nov 2011
LONDON, UK: Africa has become the second most connected region in the world in terms of mobile subscription count, up from fourth place at the end of 2010, according to new research by Informa Telecoms & Media, and the number of mobile subscriptions in Africa is expected to reach one billion in 2016.
4 Nov 2011
CAIRO, EGYPT / NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK / SINGAPORE / SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) recently announced the launch of the Egypt and Middle East Local Council and the appointment of new co-chair, CEO & co-founder at Digital Republic, Karim Khalifa. The launch of MMA Egypt and Middle East is in response to the increased interest and investment in mobile marketing, and the need for industry support and guidance within the region.
20 Jul 2011
Neo@Ogilvy's global CEO, New-York based Nasreen Madhany, has been visiting South Africa for a corporate summit, where she talked up the role emerging markets will play in the future profitability of her company.
Herman Manson: @marklives 5 Jul 2011
JOHANNESBURG: InMobi, the independent mobile ad network, has released its April 2011 Mobile Insights Report for Africa providing insights on mobile advertising trends on the continent. Data from the report shows that InMobi now serves 4.2 billion impressions a month in Africa, up 21% from 3.5 billion in January 2011.
6 Jun 2011