‘Mobile’

Nigeria remains the most mobilized country in the world

According to a recent report released by Twinpine Networks, a premium mobile advertising network, Nigeria has retained its position as the most mobilized country in the world. Mobile penetration in the country increased from 40 percent recorded last year to 74 percent this year. 81 percent of the mobile traffic in Nigeria comes through mobile […]

Kenya’s Co-op Bank mobile app loans hit Sh8.7 billion

Co-operative Bank says the number of mobile loans it is processing daily doubled in the past year to 1,000 bids in the period to June 2017, highlighting Kenya’s growing uptake of mobile-based lending. The lender attributed this to the ease and convenience of getting credit via the M-Co-op Cash mobile app that has seen the […]

WhatsApp hurting mobile revenue in African telcos want to fight back

Mobile revenue growth has declined in sub- Saharan Africa since 2013 and is expected to continue its downward trend until the end of the decade—despite a fast-growing subscriber base. Much of the drop has been attributed to the use of over-the-top (OTT) messaging services like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. With more subscribers showing a preference […]

Kaspersky Lab: Poor mobile app care poses security threats

A report by Kaspersky Lab, “Digital Clutter and Its Dangers” reveals the scale of the digital clutter problem among global Internet users. The study found users typically install 12 Android apps every month but delete only 10, in effect adding two apps to their device on a monthly basis. With more apps installed on devices, […]