Ahead of its first Unpacked event in Nigeria next week, Samsung is planning to give bloggers and developers in Nigeria a sneak peek into its latest flagship device — the Galaxy S5 — which was launched at the Mobile World Congress in February.
Africa’s largest mobile money service, M-Pesa has launched in Romania through the Vodafone network in order to offer SMS-based financial transactions to millions of customers for the first time in Europe.
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International money transfers via Western Union can now be received through Paga, the largest mobile payment service in Nigeria with over 1.2 million users, thanks to a new collaboration between both companies.
A new report by mobile marketing company, Upstream in conjunction with analyst, Ovum has revealed that Apple is the most desired brand in five emerging markets, including Brazil, China, India, Nigeria and Vietnam.
Since the Cash-less Policy was introduced in Nigeria in March 2012, the landscape for digital financial services such as mobile money, card payments and electronic funds transfers has changed rapidly, but the awareness and usage of these services remain low, according to a new study by EFInA and InterMedia.
We’re bringing you live coverage of the digital financial innovation workshop by EFInA, a DFID-funded financial sector development organization that promotes financial inclusion in Nigeria.
Remember when Stripe co-founder and CEO, Patrick Collison last March hinted at a future launch of the online payment service in Africa?
Google’s mobile operating system, Android has become the most popular and widely used mobile OS for the first time ever in Africa, according to data from StatCounter.
Widely acclaimed as the best speaker on mobile in the world, Finland-born, Tomi Ahonen will be delivering a full-day workshop titled “How To Make Money With Mobile”, at Mobile Web East Africa in Nairobi, Kenya on February 14.
Smile, the fastest growing 4G LTE network in Nigeria, is currently running a pilot operation of its broadband service in Lagos in readiness for a commercial launch this February, according to Technology Times.
A female customer care agent’s phone conversation with a supposed married male customer has raised concerns and fueled suspicions about an alleged ‘affair’ between them.
Fast-growing online travel booking site, Travelstart has unveiled its mobile site that allows users compare and book for thousands of flights on the go from their mobile phones and tablet devices.
South Africa’s second largest mobile messaging app, Mxit is betting on the Indian market to expand its service to the country’s over 900 million people using mobile phones, according to TechCentral.
Orange today announced the launch of Orange Top-Up, its online solution that enables people to remotely top-up mobile credit for customers in 32 African countries including Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa from over 350 operators across the world.
South African Pay TV channel, DStv has announced that it has added new features to its DStv iOS app that allows its premium customers to stream or download over 350 titles of series, movies and sport highlights on their iPhones and iPads.
Mobile advertising network, Twinpine has reached an exclusive deal with MTN Nigeria to provide advertisers the opportunity to serve their advertising content on MTN’s entertainment portal, MTN Play.
SOLO, a new mobile phone brand that brings local digital content like music, movies and games to your palm has secured its “Series A” funding round from Adlevo Capital and Kuramo Capital.
Interswitch’s Verve cards would be providing in–app payment service to enable developers and entrepreneurs to monetise their apps, products and solutions.
A new app, Find-A-Med that aims to help users find the closest health and medical centres around them with turn-by-turn directions to the centres has launched in Nigeria.