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New disruptors offer stiff competition to African telcos

February 14, 2018 11:09 am5 comments
Mariam Abdullahi: SAP Africa executive responsible for Telco Industry Lead

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – AFRICAN telecommunications providers have been alerted to the need to adapt to the challenges posed by a new breed of disruptors. SAP Africa executive responsible for Telco Industry Lead, Mariam Abdullahi, points out since the advent of the internet and the more recent emergence of technologies […]

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Disrupt or be disrupted: it’s do-or-die for African telcos in 2018

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by MARIAM ABDULLAHI JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -14th February 2018,/ African Press Association (APA) – NO industry will remain undisrupted in 2018 and the years to come. But for African telco providers, who have feasted on near-uninterrupted subscriber and revenue growth over the past two decades, the need to adapt is […]

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Zimbabwe defends acquisition of Telecel

February 12, 2018 1:01 pm2 comments
Zimbabwe defends acquisition of Telecel

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in HARARE, Zimbabwe HARARE – A CABINET minister has justified the takeover of mobile network operator, Telecel, by the Zimbabwean government. Supa Mandiwanzira, the Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security, said the move was necessary to save jobs amid indications the company faced collapse. “We could see that this […]

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