Telcos drive Mobile Money growth

September 10, 2015 4:25 pm1 comment
Rwanda Mobile money

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – TELECOMMUNICATIONS operators in the continent are seen recognising how interoperability is necessary to reap the full benefits of Mobile Money. This is according to WorldRemit, the international money transfer agency. The observation follows the launch of Mobile Money transfers between […]

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Millions more embrace Facebook in continent

4:12 pm1 comment
Facebook

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FACEBOOK has reported some significant growth in the number of users of the social networking service in Africa. There are 968 million on average for June 2015, an increase of 17 percent year-on-year. The growth has been most notable in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. The […]

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Smile raises funds to spur LTE growth 

September 8, 2015 9:51 am2 comments
Smile raises funds to spur LTE growth 

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SMILE Telecoms Holdings has raised US$365 million of debt and equity financing to expand its existing 4G Long Term Evolution mobile broadband networks and services by the end of 2015. The funding comprises of $50 million of equity, raised from the Public Investment Corporation on behalf […]

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