Telcos will face additional pricing headaches as the Ugandan government imposes a tax on social media users of 200 shillings (roughly 5 US cents) per day.
African telcos could save money and protect the environment by using renewable energy sources for remote sites, but this may not suit state-run energy suppliers.
The boss of the Communications Authority of Kenya, Francis Wangusi, believes it is necessary to use the law to prevent his powers being usurped by a subordinate.
Gambia’s regulator claims that liberalization will leave them better able to monitor… but then lists so many things they will monitor that it becomes hard to believe.
Telkom Kenya’s new T-kash mobile money service shows how some telcos have failed to learn from the experiences of others.
The regulator’s botched implementation of controls to verify who buys SIMs has taken work away from young people and caused a nightmare for telcos.
This new survey claims that cybercrime is the fourth most prevalent form of economic crime in Tanzania.
An infrastructure provider had closed some Vodafone Uganda sites in order to pressure the telco to settle its debts.
GVG is being employed to implement a pan-African roaming settlement platform. Will it stop fraud and prevent African telecoms revenue being leaked overseas?
Government subsidies to prop up weak state-owned telcos are hurting the African telecoms market.