Africa

Airtel lands additional spectrum to boost 4G coverage in Nigeria
Nigeria remains Africa’s biggest telecoms market and is seeing huge uptake in 4G services
Africa is crying out for pre-owned smartphones
Boosting access to affordable, reliable smartphone handsets could help African telcos convert millions of users from 2G and 3G customers into data hungry 4G subscribers, says HYLA Mobile’s CEO, Biju Nair
Africa’s telecoms challenges require some creative solutions
This year, TEOCO has announced some key partnerships with operators in Africa and Europe. We caught up with Gavin Hayhurst, head of product marketing at TEOCO, to find out how those partnerships are already beginning to bear fruit
Africa’s fertile mobile landscape gives rise to vast data field opportunities for telcos
New research by the CMO Council finds that telcos in Africa are in a strong position to leverage mobile consumer data to harvest new revenue streams
Customer loyalty goes hand in hand with Africa’s digital transformation
CommsMEA spoke with Aminata Ndiaye, VP of Digital & Customer Experience at Orange Middle East and Africa, to find out how France’s biggest telecoms operator is evolving its service offering to enable digital transformation in Africa
Bringing next-gen connectivity to Africa’s remote communities
CommsMEA caught up with Jonathan Adams, head of Ericsson South and East Africa, to hear about the challenges and opportunities associated with bringing cutting edge connectivity to some of the most remote locations in the world
MTN Group signs up Teoco to standardise its radio networks in MEA
The deal will improve MTN Group’s visibility of its population coverage across Africa and the Middle East
Morocco’s telecoms regulator hits Maroc Telecom with $375m fine
Morocco’s biggest telco was fined for violating anti-competition legialation, according to sources in the Moroccan press