Posts Tagged ‘kenya’

Study Shows Kenyans, Nigerians rely on Mobile money more than South Africans

A new report on mobile Internet use in Africa shows South Africa’s mobile penetration rate is much higher than in Kenya and Nigeria, but Kenyans and Nigerians rely on their phones much more than South Africans for financial services. A new report on mobile Internet use in Africa shows South Africa has mobile penetration of […]

New infographic: Mobile money and the digitisation of Kenya’s retail payments systems

Today, GSMA has released a new infographic on how mobile money has contributed to the digitisation of Kenya’s retail payments systems, fostering financial inclusion and the growth of the mobile ecosystem in the country. This infographic builds on a previous version released last year, updated with new data and insights on market development, innovation and […]

Report: Ten mobile phone markets to watch in Africa

Ten ‘off-the-beat’ African countries are projected to hold 81 million mobile subscribers by the end of 2018, according to a report from the Arab Advisors Group research body. The likes of Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya have become sub-Saharan Africa’s mobile market poster children as each of these countries respectively has over 120 million, 50 […]

Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda And South Sudan have agreed on a regional deal to cut roaming costs

Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda And South Sudan have agreed on a regional telecommunications framework to establish a “One-Network-Area” by 31st December 2014. According to reports, when fully operational, charges on phones calls within the region could drop by up to 60 percent. Subscribers travelling within the corridor will be charged as local subscribers in the visited […]