Mobile industry delivers on SDGs, connects five billion people
Ahead of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets, the mobile industry has shown commitment towards helping the globe meet them.
Has Nigeria fared better in ICT penetration?
As Nigeria celebrates 59 years of independence, one sector that has distinguished itself remains the Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
Telecoms body calls for technology-neutral spectrum licensing
For governments that want consumers and businesses to benefit from the best possible mobile broadband experience, support for technology neutral spectrum licensing is a must.
Investments in Fintechs in Nigeria, SSA hit $357 million
Over the last 12 to 18 months, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has emerged one of the fastest growing financial technology (Fintech) hubs in the world...
Nigeria, Ethiopia to drive Africa’s telecoms subscribers’ growth
Between now and 2025, Nigeria and Ethiopia are two countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), expected to drive new telecommunications subscribers' growth in the region.
Hundreds of jobs created as technology hubs hit 77
Hundreds of jobs have been created with the spread of technology hubs across the country, as each employ between five and 10 workers...
Nigeria, others mobile economy valued at over $50 billion in 2018, says GSMA
West Africa’s mobile ecosystem generated more than $50 billion in economic value last year – equivalent to 8.7 per cent of the region’s GDP1, according to a new GSMA study.
West Africa’s mobile ecosystem turns up $50b value, boosts employment
West Africa’s mobile ecosystem generated more than $50 billion in economic value in 2018, equivalent to 8.7 per cent of the region’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to the Global System Mobile Communications Association (GSMA). This statistics, released yesterday at the on-going ‘Mobile 360 – West Africa’ event, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, was contained in…
Mobile World Congress added €473m to Spain’s economy
Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 may have added about €473 million and created more than 14,000 part-time to the Spanish economy for being the host. Held from February 25 to 28, in Barcelona, the Global System for Mobile telecommunications Association (GSMA), organizers of the conference, reported that more than 109,000 visitors from 198 countries and…