Category Archives: Mobile

StarNews Mobile collaborates with Orange to deliver VoD content across Francophone Africa

Ivory Coast-based startup StarNews Mobile, a mobile video network enabling celebrities and influencers to monetize their fan bases in Africa, has collaborated with mobile operator Orange to deliver its high-quality video platform to Oranges 150 million subscribers across 15 countries in Africa. Launched in July 2017, StarNews Mobile targets the mass market with a network [...]

Nexttel to roll out its mobile money service in Cameroon by the end of 2021

The roll out of Nexttels mobile money service is one of the key priorities of new CEO Benoît Yaoussou. The executive explained that by the end of 2021, Viettel Cameroon, operating under the brand name Nexttel, will introduce its mobile money services. Nexttel Possa, which means Nexttel wallet will be launched in collaboration with UBA [...]

Huawei Video to partner with Clubbing TV in Africa and Middle East

Clubbing TV and Huawei Video have announced an agreement into a video distribution partnership across more than 60 countries in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. Huawei Video subscribers will be able to watch Clubbing TVs linear feed via a premium linear section of the service that will be advertising free. In addition [...]

Airtel rolls out no expiry data bundles in Uganda

Indias Bharti Airtel subsidiary in Uganda has followed MTNs step to launch internet bundles with no expiry dates, allowing subscribers to browse with flexibility and comfort. The Chief Commercial Officer at Airtel Uganda, Amit Kapur, said, The Chillax Bundles do not expire once subscribed to unless exhausted. The launch of these bundles is offering our [...]

Zain expands its network to deliver high-speed connectivity in Bahrain

Zain Bahrain, the leading Mobile Broadband network operator in the Kingdom, has become the first network operator to provide enhanced mobile and broadband network connectivity to the newly developed Khalifa City.  Khalifa city, the second-largest housing project in Bahrain located in the Southern Governorate providing approximately 6,000 residential units. Through this progressive approach, Zain Bahrain [...]

MTN collaborates with LaLiga to entertain football fans in Nigeria

Nigerias largest mobile telecommunications operator, MTN, has announced a partnership with LaLiga, the mens top professional football division of the Spanish football league system, currently one of the most popular leagues in football, featuring many of the most talented stars and household names in the world. A highlight of the partnership, which also grants MTN [...]

Twitter to launch new paid subscription service

Twitter is set to launch its new paid subscription service; Twitter Blue that would charge users $2.99 a month. Jane Manchun Wong from Twitter tweeted that she had discovered details about the paid service, which would include features such as Undo Tweets similar to Gmails Undo Mail option and Collections, a way for [...]