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Africa connectivity supported by global operators

China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC join together to transform Africa’s connectivity. In a completely funded project, China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC will partner to build “the most comprehensive subsea cable to serve the African continent and the Middle East […]

Uber loses $2.9 billion, offloads bike and scooter business

By CATHY BUSSEWITZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Uber lost $2.9 billion in the first quarter as its overseas investments were hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, but the company is looking to its growing food delivery business and aggressive cost-cutting to ease the pain. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday it is offloading Jump, its […]

Android phones – vulnerable to the threat of fraudulent apps

It is estimated that there are some 2.5 billion android phones in operation around the world. They represent an opportunity for criminals and a clear and present danger to operators, advertisers and consumers. The weakness of android phones is that they have vulnerable to invisible attacks from hackers and fraudsters, who are completely screened from […]

Etisalat Misr launches Etisalat TV, a new streaming platform

Etisalat TV, is a modern and state of the art app, which allows viewers to watch both English and Arabic movies, series, and Ramadan specials, across smart devices, anywhere, anytime. Etisalat TV has been launched in conjunction with E-Vision, a subsidiary of Etisalat Group, who recently announced their strategic partnership with Etisalat Misr, who facilitated […]

Safaricom and Vodacom joint venture now own M-Pesa

M-Pesa money services are now entirely owned by Safaricom and Vodacom’s joint venture, after a deal was made with Vodaphone, the mother company of Vodacom. The companies, retain a 50/50 split on shares and have acquisitioned all support services, product development, as well as future decisions and strategy. M-Pesa – ‘M’ standing for Mobile and […]

Africa’s smartphone market makes gains

U.S.–China tensions accompanied by market saturation are placing the global smartphone market under immense stress. The latest research from International Data Corporations has shown that the African smartphone market saw shipments increase 4.0% quarter upon quarter in Q3 last year to total 22.6 million units. The firm’s latest research indicates Africa’s complete mobile phone sales […]

Transforming the quality of cultural experience with 5G

Museums are important centers for culture, education and creativity. Whether you are visiting an Ancient Greek exhibit or marveling at the artefacts of Pharaonic Egypt, technology is helping us honor the many achievements of history by enhancing our experiences of them. In the past, some people may have felt disheartened at the prospect of a […]

The MENA Mobile Economy

The contribution of the mobile economy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, is expected to reach just over 220 billion USD by 2023, as countries increasingly benefit from the improvements in both productivity and efficiency, as a result of increased utilisation and take-up of mobile services. Last year, mobile communication technologies and […]