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Shoprite Group launches cellular network k'nect mobile
Shoprite Group launches cellular network k'nect mobileArticle

The Shoprite Group has launched its own mobile virtual network operator, called k'nect mobile, offering customers flat call and data rates, and 100MB free data for 3 months...

23 Mar 2021

How to deepen customer connection using data
How to deepen customer connection using dataArticle

Companies have seen the surge in data, especially since Covid-19 with demand for tools like Zoom and Teams. Data is the new currency and mobile engagement gets you more wallet share...

Valde Ferradaz 20 Jan 2021

Pick n Pay launches PnP Mobile, a new MVNO
Pick n Pay launches PnP Mobile, a new MVNOArticle

The MVNO operates on MTN's network and allows Pick n Pay customers access to prepaid SIM-based services including airtime, data, and SMS...

18 Nov 2020

Invitation for high demand spectrum to be published soon, says ICASA
Invitation for high demand spectrum to be published soon, says ICASAArticle

According to ICASA, the Invitation to Apply (ITA) for both the Wireless Open Access Network (WOAN) and the International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) spectrum will be published no later than 30 September 2020...

4 Sep 2020

Challenger to Watch: Rain
Challenger to Watch: RainArticle

Driven by making data more affordable and transparent for more South Africans, Rain offers no bundles, no contracts, no limits and the clincher for many - no expiry dates...

Issued by eatbigfish 7 Feb 2020

Exorbitant data costs - and other market inquiry findings
Exorbitant data costs - and other market inquiry findingsArticle

On Monday, 2 December 2019, the Competition Commission published the final report in relation to its Data Services Market Inquiry. The inquiry was initiated in August 2017 in response to persistent concerns from the public over high data prices...

Lerisha Naidu, Ryan McKerrow and Kirsty Gibson 4 Dec 2019

SA taking steps towards a 4IR economy
SA taking steps towards a 4IR economyArticle

Ahead of AfricaCom this week, Janet MacKenzie, partner at Baker McKenzie, Johannesburg, has lauded the recent positive steps taken by SA's Government to resolve the challenges that affect the country's ability to implement high-end, 4IR technology and infrastructure...

11 Nov 2019

New MVNO introduces a mobile offer with data that never expires
New MVNO introduces a mobile offer with data that never expiresArticle

Trace Mobile, initially launched in South Africa as a Cell C branded reseller model, is now operational as a fully-fledged mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), offering subscribers data that never expires...

28 May 2018

All the Accenture Innovation Awards winners!
All the Accenture Innovation Awards winners!Article

Accenture and partners - Transunion and The Da Vinci Institute - have announced winners of the Innovation Index 2017...

17 Oct 2017

Why Naspers could dominate the African MVNO space
Why Naspers could dominate the African MVNO spaceArticle

Frost & Sullivan recently highlighted the top technology trend predictions for 2017, among them the need for the adoption of content intensive strategies...

Mauritz Venter 23 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017Article

South Africa is in the midst of a very interesting bandwidth era where connectivity entrenches itself firmly as the third utility alongside power and water...

Warren Bonheim 22 Dec 2016

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Van Schaik Bookstore to launch rewards appArticle

Van Schaik Bookstore has announced it will launch a lock screen replacement android app that has been integrated with the Van Schaik Rewards loyalty programme...

9 Dec 2016

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#InnovationMonth: Firestarters igniting business creativityArticle

Ignite! is a session of TED-style turbo-charged talks with an innovative twist, set to end off the 2016 SABC Education Innovation Summit with a definitive bang later today.

Leigh Andrews 21 Sep 2016

FNB Connects with clients looking for unlimited voice calling
FNB Connects with clients looking for unlimited voice callingArticle

FNB Connect has announced that it will be introducing a new cellphone package to FNB customers, titled Unlimited Voice...

24 Aug 2016

Vodacom calls for lower licence prices
Vodacom calls for lower licence pricesArticle

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) should look at reducing its reserve pricing model for smaller spectrum blocks to enable small operators...

Thabiso Mochiko 4 Aug 2016

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Unlocking telecoms investment in AfricaArticle

World Telecom Labs unveils findings of 2016's only survey about African universal service funds...

20 Jun 2016

Why Cell C is fighting for unregulated OTT services
Why Cell C is fighting for unregulated OTT servicesArticle

Founded in 2001, seven years after its two biggest competitors, Cell C is still largely...

Stuart Lewis 11 Feb 2016

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APIs deliver business value in prepaid segmentArticle

Telecommunication APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) are heralding in the age of mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in South Africa...

24 Dec 2015

iSmart acquires JABBA Connect call centre
iSmart acquires JABBA Connect call centreArticle

Effective 1 November 2015, Cape Town-based iSmart has purchased JABBA Connect and concluded a commercial agreement to collect the existing JABBA Customer Book...

5 Nov 2015

New campaign positions niche mobile operator
New campaign positions niche mobile operatorArticle

The digital era is giving rise to niche, customer-centric mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) that use lean, agile marketing tactics to match their new way of doing business...

29 Jul 2015

Thailand's CAT Telecom selects Elitecore's BSS Platform to enable MVNE strategy
Thailand's CAT Telecom selects Elitecore's BSS Platform to enable MVNE strategyArticle

Elitecore Technologies announced that CAT Telecom and Suvitech have selected Elitecore's end-to-end pre-integrated BSS stack to enable their MVNE strategy in Thailand...

25 Jun 2015

Airtel Africa wins at MVNO Industry World Congress
Airtel Africa wins at MVNO Industry World CongressArticle

NAIROBI, KENYA: Bharti Airtel ("Airtel"), a telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, received global recognition at the 3rd Annual International MVNO Industry Awards Ceremony...

29 Apr 2015

Movement of mobile money market in Africa
Movement of mobile money market in AfricaArticle

Frost & Sullivan has released its executive summary, 'Mobile Money Market in Sub-Saharan Africa - Selected Countries'...

21 Jan 2015

Kenya Airways and Airtel sign MVNO agreement
Kenya Airways and Airtel sign MVNO agreementArticle

Bharti Airtel, a telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa and Kenya Airways have opened a new innovative chapter in the telecoms industry in Africa...

8 Aug 2014

Orange may open retail stores for customers
Orange may open retail stores for customersArticle

French telecommunications company, Orange, may open its own branded stores to complement its existing online retail platform‚ which is expected to break even early next year.

Thabiso Mochiko 20 Jun 2014

MVNO service to lower mobile money transaction fees
MVNO service to lower mobile money transaction feesArticle

Vincent Matinde, reporting on IT Web Africa, says that Equity Bank in Kenya will be launching a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) service in July 2014. This will aim to lower the cost of mobile money and mobile banking fees.

27 May 2014

Cell C's plan to create platform for new entrantsArticle

Cell C has entered into an agreement that will result in the launch of a mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) to create a platform for new entrants in the cellphone industry.

Thabiso Mochiko 29 Nov 2013

Data, content and apps set to flourish in Africa
Data, content and apps set to flourish in AfricaArticle

The Digital Services Africa came to an end on 27 June 2103, in Johannesburg, South Africa after two days of intense debates on the opportunities offered by digital services on the continent. Digital services (including mobile data, content, apps, mobile money, mobile marketing) are creating new business models and partnerships in an ecosystem that is no longer dominated solely by mobile operators.

27 Jun 2013

Orange may expand services in AfricaArticle

French group Orange Telecommunications could launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service in SA as part of its aggressive plans to enter the lucrative local market‚ it said this week.

Thabiso Mochiko 18 Jan 2013

Econet offers lowest regional call charges
Econet offers lowest regional call chargesArticle

Zimbabweans in South Africa can now enjoy reduced call rates to their country thanks to a new initiative by Econet Wireless and Econet Wireless South Africa.

Marcus Mushonga 8 Nov 2012

Telesis Tanzania gets help with 4G LTE mobile broadband serviceArticle

Alcatel-Lucent is to enable Telesis Tanzania to offer affordable 4G LTE services by providing mobile broadband technology, potentially stimulating economic growth as well as business and cultural life in the east African country.

30 Oct 2012

VoIP carriers attack last bastion of mobile telecoms costArticle

As high mobile telephony and data costs are steadily whittled down by regulation and innovative Voice over IP-enabled communication models, exorbitant roaming costs are among the last remaining bastions of high mobile charges.

Rob Lith 17 Apr 2012

Informa comments on T-Mobile plans
Informa comments on T-Mobile plansArticle

LONDON, UK: Mike Roberts, principal analyst (Americas) at Informa Telecoms & Media comments on T-Mobile's plans to modernise its mobile network and launch LTE in 2013.

24 Feb 2012

Margin, not machines matter for M2M success
Margin, not machines matter for M2M successArticle

LONDON, UK: Service providers must focus on margin not machines for a sustainable role in the M2M market, according to a new white paper from Informa Telecoms & Media and SAP.

21 Feb 2012

Leading telecoms operators outperform broader economy 2011
Leading telecoms operators outperform broader economy 2011Article

LONDON, UK: The 40 leading telecoms operating groups out-performed the global economy by 5.0 ppt (percentage points), according to the latest research from Informa Telecoms & Media. Based on data taken from the recently published World Telecoms Financial Benchmarks (WTFB) service, the largest operators, as measured by consolidated total revenues, increased revenues for the second quarter of 2011 by 6.8% year-on-year to reach US$327.6 billion*.

1 Dec 2011

Dr KF Lai
Mobile: it starts with the consumerArticle

The '50s and '60s were the mainframe era, the '70s were the mini-computer era and the '80s and '90s were the era of the desktop and Internet. The current cycle is the era of the mobile Internet. The rapid rise of mobile Internet use will be a boon to consumers and some companies will win big while many will wonder what just happened.

Dr KF Lai 26 May 2011

Middle East mobile subscriptions surpass 200 million mark
Middle East mobile subscriptions surpass 200 million markArticle

DUBAI, UAE: The number of mobile subscriptions in the Middle East crossed the 200 million mark in 3Q10 to reach 202 million at end-September, according to research by Informa Telecoms & Media. Driven by growth in the less-developed markets like Iran and Iraq, the region's mobile market is still growing strongly, with the number of mobile subscriptions in the region increasing by almost 20% over the year to end-September.

2 Dec 2010

Market for 'no frills' mobile operators to increase over next five years, finds Ovum
Market for 'no frills' mobile operators to increase over next five years, finds OvumArticle

LONDON, UK: The market for 'no frills' mobile operators such as Tesco will increase over the next five years as more and more people opt to select their service as they shop, according to Ovum.

Published by Ovum 13 Sep 2010

11th AfricaCom congress attracts record registrationsArticle

The 11th AfricaCom congress opened earlier this week in Cape Town with record attendance levels and the biggest ever conference and exhibition, reflecting Africa's booming telecommunications market.

18 Nov 2008

Marketing bandwidth in the Nigerian telcoArticle

“Shift happens” is the two-word phrase that fully captures the Nigerian GSM turf, especially with the astounding leap from the pre-2001 pent-up demand to becoming one of the fastest growing markets in the world. The teledensity ratio experienced an astronomical leap from 0.73% to 35% mid-2008. It is easier to get a SIM in Lagos than a sachet of water.

Bayo Adekanmbi 12 Nov 2008

Africa: The fastest mobile growth market Article

The number of mobile subscribers in Africa at the end of 2005 was around 113 million and this figure is forecast to rise to 378 million by 2011, representing a net addition of 265 million subscribers in just six years. Their statistics demonstrate the enormous opportunities for Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) in African countries, with numerous cultures, languages and religious groups demanding local, relevant content and services.

1 Feb 2006

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