Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

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 […]

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 […]

African mobile penetration hits 80%

We tend to have certain paradigms about the “developed world” and the “developing world.” Including, of course, media-fed images of Africa as a place of almost irredeemable poverty, deprivation, and pain. Many of our paradigms are, of course, illusions. A new report on the African telecommunications market highlights that mobile penetration in Africa hit 80 […]

Mobile Learning Growth Rate Highest in Africa

Africa has emerged the continent with the highest Mobile Learning growth rate in the world, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 38.9 percent,  according to a report dubbed “The 2012-2017 Africa Mobile Learning Market” published by Ambient Insight. The market analysis shows that revenues will grow more than five times to reach […]