Posts Tagged ‘WhatsApp’

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 […]

Opera to cash in on Netflix in Africa on Opera Max app

So the latest way to sell your internet service or app in these post #NetflixEverywhere launch days, is to claim that it’s best for Netflix. Lots of free advertising it’s getting this video streaming service. The latest on that bandwagon is Opera, who most of us know for the much loved Opera Mini. Opera Mini is ofcourse just not enough […]

WhatsApp Exponential growth with 700m users sending 30bn daily messages

Facebook-owned messaging app added 300m active users in 2014, as it prepares to introduce voice calls in 2015 Smartphone messaging app WhatsApp has reached a new milestone: 700 million monthly active users, who are sending 30 billion messages every day. Chief executive Jan Koum published the figures as a status update on Facebook, the company […]