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GSMA: China is world largest smartphone market

According to the GSM Association (GSMA) Intelligence report titled “Smartphone forecasts and assumptions, 2007-2020”, China is the world largest smartphone market, with more than 629.2 million smartphone connections as at the second quarter of 2014. China’s smartphone connections are over three-fold those of the United States of America (196.8 million), the second country in the […]

Data rollover ‘remains mandatory’, govt tells telcos

GSMA wants African nations to review mobile sector taxation

The GSM Association (GSMA), the body that represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, has called upon governments across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to review their approach to the increasing tax burden imposed on the mobile industry. The GSMA released two studies that explore various aspects of mobile-specific taxation in Africa and show that this burden […]

COVID-19: Govt okays IT firm ‘to upgrade Federal MDAs’

MTN, Bharti Airtel, GSM giants form coalition to drive rural telephony

MTN Group, the continent’s leading mobile telephony company and owners of MTN Nigeria has joined forces with Bharti Airtel, Etisalat and other stakeholders within the GSM ecosystem to jointly drive rural telephony initiatives across their operational footprints.[blockquote right=”pull-right” cite=”GSMA”]The initial group of senior leaders from mobile operator groups who support this initiative includes Christian de […]

Gorilla eyes $5.6tr stakes in African expansion plan

Two companies to benefit from MTN Nigeria-backed mobile innovation grants

Fenix International and Nova Lumos are the two African companies to benefit from this year’s Mobile Enabled Community Services (MECS) Innovation Grant Fund, the GSM Association (GSMA) has said.[blockquote right=”pull-right” cite=”GSMA”]Nova Lumos will partner with MTN Nigeria and Cellcom Guinee to launch a new pay-as-you-go solar home system via the mobile operators’ airtime. In this […]

Gorilla eyes $5.6tr stakes in African expansion plan

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