In The Spotlight
Airtel Africa’s Q2 2021 report shows revenue growth of nearly 31%, reaching USD 1.1 bln. Moreover, the company’s profit after tax more than doubled to USD 142 mln, surging by 148.7% in the June quarter compared to last year’s period.
Ooredoo Group announced the results for the half year ended 30 June 2021. First half 2021 revenue stood at QAR 14.5 billion, an increase of 3% compared to the same period last year.
According to published Q2 2021 results of Nokia, top-line strength continued in the second quarter, with constant currency net sales up 9% year-on-year, driven by growth across all business groups. Moreover, important progress was seen in line with the company’s three-phased strategy where Mobile Networks strengthened its competitiveness with AirScale radio and baseband launch and Network Infrastructure continued to gain share in the first half with +20% sales growth in constant currency.
After recent Board of directors meetings of its subsidiaries and in agreement with its local partners, Orange declared that it is appointing three new CEOs for three of its subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East:
Vodacom Limpopo Region has switched on a 5G mobile network in Polokwane that supports both mobile and fixed wireless access services. Further rollouts are planned to other key municipal districts in that province.
Etisalat Misr is ensuring a steady stream of high quality service and is trying to always find creative and new ways to foster sustainable growth within the country. Telecom Review Africa was able to secure an exclusive interview with Hazem Metwally, CEO of Etisalat Misr, to talk more about the company’s growth in different aspects, how they’re leading digital transformation, 5G, and many more topics.
Telecoms operators are increasingly aware that to fully monetize their investments around technologies such as cloud, AI, automation and 5G networks they will need to innovate beyond their core connectivity services. However, deciding which opportunities will deliver the best value and sustaining innovation over the long term remain some of the biggest challenges. In an exclusive interview with Telecom Review Africa - Alpha Barry, Head of Africa, and Mohammed Saad Miss, Telco Media & Technology - Africa Head share their strategies in building a foundation for greater agility, security, efficiency, and innovation in Africa.
In an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, Rania Halimeh, regional business development manager META, Logical Operations & CertNexus at emt Distribution META, gave us valuable insights into the importance of technology learning to empowering women within the ICT industry.