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Airtel, Samsung, Singtel to launch African app challenge

Bharti Airtel has launched an application challenge for startup developers under a plan to the ‘next big app developers’ into the mobile telephony group. The challenge – a partnership between Bharti Airtel, Singaporean Telecommunications Company (Singtel) and smartphone company Samsung – seeks to attract developers in Africa and Asia who will partner with the companies […]

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Huawei lands 45% of managed services business of African telcos

Huawei, the Chinese equipment supplier says it has gained over 45% of managed services business of telecoms companies across Africa. Managed services, the outsourcing model widely used by telcos and Communications Service Providers (CSP) in Africa has seen an average growth of 52 percent from 2012-2014, the Chinese company says. Huawei says it “is currently […]

Nigeria adopts agricultural seeds tracking technology

Did #AfricaAgainstEbola unite Airtel Nigeria and Econet?

Did Ebola, the dreaded disease that has claimed scores of lives across West Africa, unite feuding mobile telephony rivals, Econet Wireless International and Airtel Nigeria, the number three mobile phone company by market share in Nigeria? [su_quote]The Airtel Nigeria CEO’s tightly-clenched fist in the picture does little help to convey whether he eventually accepted the […]

Nigeria adopts agricultural seeds tracking technology

Airtel Africa, MicroEnsure tie mobile insurance pact

Bharti Airtel has announced a partnership with MicroEnsure to deliver mobile insurance services to its customers across Africa. The demand for micro insurance, a form of insurance designed specifically for low-and-middle income consumers, in Africa has been identified by mobile network operators on the continent. According to a study published by Making Finance Work for […]

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