Category Archives: Mobile

Vodacom launched new recycled SIM cards

The mobile carrier Vodacom is launching its new Eco-SIM cards, made entirely out of recycled plastic. The new SIM launch is a part of the companys green initiative that seeks to halve its own greenhouse emissions by 2025. Balesh Sharma, Managing Director of Vodacom South Africa commented on the release of this new sim card [...]

MNOs to widen reach of 5G services in Iran

Irans telecom infrastructure has suffered from sanctions in past few years, which prevented the import of equipment and devices and encouraged widespread smuggling, with a consequent loss of tax revenue. To address this, the government introduced a device registration scheme, and bolstered the capacity for domestically manufactured mobile phones. Operators have invested in broadening the [...]

Unitel to invest in 5G services in Angola

Angolan mobile phone company Unitel has so far invested 25 million U.S. dollars in technology innovation and digital upgrades to prepare for the launch of the 5G service in the country. According to Unitel, the upgrades will allow more devices to access the mobile internet at the same time and make the company’s services more [...]

Vodacom launched its new super app ‘VodaPay’

Vodacom Financial and Digital Services, announced that the much-anticipated VodaPay super app is now live and can be accessed in the Google and Apple app stores. Available to customers on any mobile network, VodaPay delivers a digital shopping, lifestyle and financial platform for both consumers and businesses. It is backed by Alipay technology that powers [...]

MTN and Airtel ready for 5G deployment in Nigeria

Indications have emerged that the telecommunication giants, MTN Nigeria and Airtel Nigeria, will likely be the first two players to deploy the Fifth Generation, 5G network in Nigeria by January 2022. Prof. Umar Dambatta, Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), revealed that the commission had granted Airtel right to demonstrate its own 5G [...]

PUBG Mobile & Anghami partner to bring music rewards to players in MENA

PUBG Mobile fans will be able to enjoy a first-of-its-kind collaboration in the MENA with Anghami during an in-game event that will take place between September 30 to October 7, 2021. Anghami will offer PUBG Mobile players redeemable codes for Anghami Plus subscriptions for up to one year. Similarly, audiences using the Anghami app will [...]

MTN to provide data offers and big prizes this summer in South Africa

MTN plans to provide data offers and big prizes as part of its summer campaign. The telecommunication giant is making data even more affordable to all its customers, irrespective of the customers plan or package. Whether South Africans want to party or play, rest and revive, or just hit the road to reconnect with family [...]