Posts Tagged ‘4G’

Africa’s mobile subscription to reach 725 million by 2020

The ongoing GSMA 360 Africa Mobile Conference holding in Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania, has predicted that mobile subscription in Africa would reach 725 million in 2020, up from its current penetration level of 500 million, with Nigeria, Egypt and South Africa, topping the list of highest number of mobile subscription on the African continent. […]

Africa Leads in Mobile Money Transfer Services

Africa is the leading market for mobile money transfer services, according to new data from Juniper Research. The new research, “Mobile Money Transfer & Remittance: Domestic & International Markets 2015–2020,” pointed to Africa as the leading market. Several African mobile operators such as Vodacom Tanzania and MTN Uganda are now generating more than 10 percent […]

Safaricom launches Kenya’s first 4G Internet services

Safaricom launched Kenya’s first fourth-generation (4G) Internet services on Thursday, seeking to capitalise on burgeoning mobile Internet use in the country. The government of the east African nation of 40 million people wants the use of 4G high-speed broadband network to help raise the Internet’s contribution to economic growth to 10 percent in 2017 from […]

GSMA Report Reveals European Mobile Industry At A Crossroads

— Partnership Between European Mobile Operators and Policy Makers Is Critical to Unlocking the Benefits of the “Connected Life” BRUSSELS, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Ahead of today’s GSMA Mobile 360-Europe conference in Brussels, the GSMA released a comprehensive assessment of the impact of the mobile industry in Europe. The report(1) “Mobile Economy Europe 2013”, […]