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Opera Software launches Opera Max with Data saving, Wi-Fi management and App Blocking features

Opera Software launches Opera Max with Data saving, Wi-Fi management and App Blocking features

Opera Software, the company that developed Opera Mini, Africa’s most popular mobile browser, has today launched the new Opera Max, a data compression tool that has seen huge popularity amongst Nigerians. Opera Max compresses all data sent through Android smartphones with world leading image and video compression technology, so users can get the most from their

WorldRemit brings its simple, low-cost online money transfer service to Rwanda

WorldRemit today announced that it has launched its online and mobile money transfer service in Rwanda to provide a quick, convenient, and low-cost way for people to send money to friends and family abroad. With this launch, senders in 50 countries across the world including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, and Burundi — the


Nigeria’s GTBank Launches USSD-Based Money Transfer Service

Guaranty Trust Bank PLC, one of the leading banks in Nigeria has introduced an USSD-based service which enables money transfer via the mobile phone for its customers. The service allows GTBank customers to perform third party transfers to both GTBank and other bank account holders in Nigeria, via their mobile phones, by simply dialing the


Opera provides access to free books and math materials from Worldreader and Microsoft

Opera has partnered with Worldreader and Microsoft to make free books and learning materials available through its mobile browser. Worldreader is a non-profit organization that provides children and families across Africa with access to digital books, many of which are free of charge. With this partnership, students in 32 countries across the continent can get


Opera releases report on the most popular Android phones in Africa

According to a recent report by Opera, Samsung, Tecno and Huawei phones are the most widely used Android devices by Opera browser users in Africa. The web and mobile browser recently released the new Opera Mini for Android, which is now one of the top-featured apps in the Google Play store in several countries and


eTranzact Is Totally Rethinking Mobile Payments In Nigeria With Its New PocketMoni Service

eTranzact, a leading provider of mobile banking and payments services in Africa is attempting to rethink mobile payments in Nigeria with a new PocketMoni service that claims to better understand the needs of the marketplace. The company says it “has done a retake of what mobile money can be with a recreated game changing mobile


This Infographic Shows Nigerians Use PCs Mostly While Making Hotel Bookings Online

Despite the fact that Nigeria has the largest mobile phone subscriber base in Africa with mobile internet data subscriptions reaching 65 million monthly, according to the Nigeria Communications Commission, a recent report shows that Nigerians use their computers more than their mobile devices to make bookings for hotels online.


Nokia’s HERE Maps Gets Major Updates For Android And Windows Phone In 10 African Nations

Nokia has started rolling out updates for its Windows Phone and Android Here mapping apps with “significant improvements” in about ten African countries and island nations. According to the company, it is bringing support for turn-by-turn navigation in Mayotte and Zimbabwe, while adding significant improvements to the maps for Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Gambia, Liberia, Madagascar,


Mobile Ad Platform, InMobi Reaches Over One Billion Mobile Devices [INFOGRAPHIC]

InMobi, a leading mobile advertising platform, today announced that it reached over one billion unique mobile devices on its network in Q4 2014, making it the only mobile-first advertising platform to reach this landmark milestone. The key InMobi network statistics show that over 100 million consumers interact with InMobi at least six times per day