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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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Tigo Pesa, now the largest mobile financial service eco-system in Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania announced that customers of its Tigo Pesa mobile money service will now be able to move funds between any of the country's mobile money operators

22 Feb 2016

Mobile phone users in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya hit 700 million

The profile of mobile phone subscriptions in Africa, especially the sub-Saharan (SSA) region has increased tremendously. According to reports, mobile phone subscriptions are now...

By Adeyemi Adepetun 18 Feb 2016

Tigo Tanzania announces free WhatsApp messaging service

Tanzania's leading telecommunication company renown for driving digital lifestyle transformation, Tigo (Tigo.co.tz), has announced free WhatsApp services for its 10 million users...

5 Feb 2016

'Apping' SA's awesome SMEs

You can be part of the new Awesome South Africa app, designed to promote local business...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Dec 2015

Viettel expands in Africa with a vision to provide every Tanzanian with a mobile phone

Viettel announced the launch of mobile and internet services in Tanzania, under the brand name of Halotel. The launch reflects Viettel's expansion in its tenth market, and to the second biggest economy in East Africa...

15 Oct 2015

Tanzania: Zantel launches real time news service

Zantel mobile phone subscribers will start to get real time entertainment news through their smart phones under a new product code named, Zuninga television...

14 May 2015

Tigo launches bid to become biggest 4G network in Tanzania

TIGO Tanzania has launched a brand new 4G LTE technology that will make it the biggest and fastest Internet network in the country...

28 Apr 2015

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015

Tanzania's Tigo pays out millions to users

Tigo, one of Tanzania's mobile phone operators, has paid out millions to its users, reports Mobile Money Africa...

4 Feb 2015

M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...

26 Jan 2015

Tigo Pesa pays out $1.8m profit to users

Three months after Tigo paid a profit of TZS 14.25 billion ($8.64m) accumulated in the Tigo Pesa Trust Account to its users, the company has announced the first of its regular quarterly payments worth $1.8m to Tigo Pesa users...

1 Dec 2014

Mahindra Comviva enables domestic interoperable mobile financial service

A new service, powered by Mahindra Comviva, allows Airtel Money and Tigo Pesa customers in Tanzania to send and receive money directly between the mobile money accounts of these two service providers...

14 Nov 2014

[AfricaCom 2014] FB's mission: to get Africa online

Consider how your life would change tomorrow if the internet was to be 'switched off'. Sure you could bear it for a week or so, but once the horrifying reality of, for instance, having to go into a bank kicks in...

By Sindy Peters 13 Nov 2014

Application economy creates opportunity for Africa

We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...

By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014

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