8 African mobile money services that aren’t MPesa

No, I’m not going to talk about MPesa, you can read all about the Kenyan grandfather of mobile money here, here and here. Rather, let’s look at other key mobile money products across the rest of the continent, Read More

Africa not just a mobile-first continent — it’s mobile only

Mobile money is projected to become a $617-billion industry by 2016, according to researchers Gartner, who predict mobile transactions will reach $171-billion this year. Already, 80% of the world’s mobile money Read More

Mobile Operators Reap the Benefits from Infrastructure Investment in Sub Saharan Africa

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.wireless.frost.com), Sub Saharan African Communications Quantitative Quarterly Tracker Q3 2012, covering key countries in the region, Read More

African mobile technology services developed for news and empowerment: Universal access

Those three words are seen more and more often promoting new mobile phone applications in Africa, where the newest apps are more likely than not to be free, to run on cheap low-end phones, and to function even without Internet access. Read More