15 November 2019
Mobile broadband subscription penetration in sub-Saharan Africa stands at approximately 30% and is forecast to reach around 50% by the end of 2025, according to the Ericsson Mobility report.
Driving factors include a young and fast-growing population and increasing demand for digital services and financial inclusion. The Ericsson Mobility Report article published in conjunction with MTN at AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town examines market growth for mobile services in Ghana and Rwanda. It also looks at how a structured customer service programme has improved quality of services for end-users in these two markets.Find out more
08 November 2019
Vodacom said it has started network-locking some smartphone devices for the first time in years in a bid to make smartphones more affordable to the end user.
Speaking to journalists at a media briefing, chief officer of the company’s consumer business unit, Jorge Mendes, said that contrary to popular belief, there are no regulations that prevent South African operators from network-locking phones, preventing them from being used outside the network on which they were sold.Find out more