Vodacom launches Africa’s first live 5G network
The South African operator will offer mobile and fixed wireless services in three cities
Mondia Pay’s smart billing feature helps MENA Telcos boost customer profitability
Mondia claims that its Dynamic Smart Billing feature can increase telco billings by over 50 per cent
Saudi telcos to provide free connectivity for citizens under quarantine during April
Saudi Arabia’s mobile network operators agree to give their customers a payment holiday in April
Chinese operators lose 15m mobile subscribers in Covid19 pandemic
China remains the world’s biggest telecoms market, with an estimated 1.4 billion mobile subscribers
Mobile subscriptions in Nigeria surge to 185.74 million
MTN Group remains the country’s biggest mobile network operator
Masmovil acquires Lycamobile in Spain for €372m
Masmovil will continue to use the Lycamobile Spain name and branding
Digital banking is a huge opportunity for telcos, with 3.6bn users by 2024
A number of large, international telcos are already offering financial services to their customers, as part of a drive to broaden their product portfolio
The evolution of mobile networks in the era of 5G
Mohammed Al-Moneer, regional vice president, MENA, at A10 Networks looks at the constantly changing mobile landscape and the opportunities that abound