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Mobile Internet Data Subscribers in Nigeria Reaches 65 Million Monthly

Mobile Internet Data Subscribers in Nigeria Reaches 65 Million Monthly

Mobile internet data subscribers in Nigeria now averages 65 million, according to data from the Nigerian Communications Commission as at June 2014.

News24 Mobile emerges the top mobile website in South Africa

The IAB SA and Effective Measure have released their July 2014 website statistics, which showed that News24 Mobile is the top mobile website in South Africa. According to the July 2014 Effective Measure statistics, News24 Mobile attracted 1,674,738 unique mobile browsers, while SuperSport Mobile came second with 627,325 unique browsers, and Kick Off Mobile came third

WhatsApp reaches 600 million active users worldwide

WhatsApp has surpassed 600 million monthly active users, according to CEO and founder Jan Koum. In Twitter update on Monday, Koum said: “Now serving 600,000,000 monthly active users. Yes, active and registered are very different types of numbers.” The messaging service, which crossed the half a billion user milestone in April this year, was acquired by

Suba Partners With TCP Engines For Faster Mobile Photo Sharing

Suba, a leading mobile app platform which enables Africans to collect, discover and share photo streams seamlessly with others, has announced its licensing of the TCPEngines’ innovative congestion control solution. One of the features of the user experience of the Suba application is the ability to upload and view photos quickly across the challenging mobile

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Nigeria’s social news aggregator, QwikGist launches Android app

QwikGist, a web & mobile social news platform that allows users to bring all the stories they enjoy from different sources into one place and create conversations with others has launched its Android app, available on the Play Store. Launched in 2013 by former Rocket Internet employees, Onyeka Akumah and Pelumi Aboluwarin, the app reportedly grew over 200,000 users

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EXCLUSIVE: Ghana’s Mobile Messaging Service, Saya Gets Acquired

Remember the mobile messaging service with the most audacious goal of becoming the WhatsApp for the world’s over 5 billion feature phones? The awesome app out of Ghana’s MEST that allows you to message your phone contacts, Facebook contacts and have anonymous streetchats at a go, even from a feature phone.

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