01 July 2019
The chief executive officer (CEO) of Kenyan telecom company Safaricom, Bob Collymore, has died at the age of 61.
A British businessman born in Guyana, Collymore had been suffering from an acute form of leukemia and passed away while at home on the morning of July 1st.
He was well known in Kenya and east Africa for championing M-Pesa to Kenyans, the mobile money transfer platform that began as texting money between users, but has now evolved to cover billions of financial transactions in the country.Find out more
06 March 2019
Spacecom, operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, has launched a vertical solutions division targeting MNOs, government programmes, service providers and other commercial groups operating in what it says are the “fertile” data, mobile and video markets.
The company claims the division will enable customers to reach a broader range of new business opportunities as they add complementary applications and push further into digital markets.Find out more