Mangomolo, a top-tier provider of comprehensive OTT video platforms worldwide, has been selected by UPICtv—the commercial arm of Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) for OTT services—to provide a complete solution to simplify and speed up the distribution of OTT video content throughout Botswana, specifically for The Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sport & Culture (MYSC). Mangomolo’s end-to-end OTT video management platform enables MYSC to deliver its NOW! online channel across multiple devices with an optimized viewer experience.

Read more: BoFiNet’s UPICtv Teams Up with Mangomolo for NOW! OTT Video Platform

McKinsey, a renowned authority in market analysis, recently unveiled their latest report on fintech in Africa, marking a significant milestone in the industry's discourse. This release aligns with a broader consensus across the sector, highlighting a collective understanding of market dynamics and opportunities.

Read more: Discovering Africa's Fintech Potential: Expert Insights

Ericsson has been selected by Orange Egypt as a strategic partner to accelerate its digital transformation and build a resilient architecture across its network. The collaboration seeks to enable superior service experiences for consumers and streamline partner ecosystem.

Read more: Ericsson and Orange Egypt Embark on Transformative Journey

In a groundbreaking achievement, Tanzania, under the visionary leadership of President Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan, has secured a remarkable position in the GovTech Maturity Index (GTMI) 2022, as revealed by the World Bank's extensive research.

Read more: Tanzania's Digital Governance Triumph: Leading the Way in GovTech Maturity

In today's digital age, access to reliable and affordable internet connectivity is crucial for driving socioeconomic development. However, across the African continent, millions of individuals still lack access to basic internet services. This digital divide not only limits individual opportunities but also hampers overall economic growth and development. To address this issue, leveraging infrastructure sharing offers a promising solution. By optimizing existing infrastructure and fostering collaboration among stakeholders, Africa can bridge the connectivity gap and unlock the full potential of its digital economy.

Read more: Bridging the Connectivity Divide: Leveraging Infrastructure Sharing for Inclusive Access in Africa

Vodacom Tanzania PLC and CRDB Bank have united their efforts to introduce a smartphone financing program aimed at accelerating smartphone adoption and narrowing the digital divide in Tanzania. This partnership, unveiled at a launch event in Dar es Salaam, underscores Vodacom's dedication to initiatives geared towards reducing device costs. Among these initiatives are subsidies for feature phones and financing options facilitating the shift from 2G to 4G-enabled smartphones. Leveraging strategic partnerships, such as this collaboration with CRDB Bank, is instrumental in broadening their customer base.

Read more: Telecom and Banking Sectors Unite to Improve Smartphone Accessibility in Tanzania

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, talent emerges as the cornerstone of progress. Demonstrating a steadfast commitment to nurturing this vital resource, Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has unveiled an array of initiatives aimed at positioning the nation at the forefront of the digital revolution.

Read more: Egypt and Huawei Forge Strategic Partnership to Propel Digital Talent Development

Ethiopia's mobile value-added services (MVAS) market is poised for significant growth, with projections indicating a substantial increase from US$ 1,434.5 million in 2022 to a staggering US$ 7,479.7 million by 2031. This exponential growth, forecasted at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 20.14% between 2023 and 2031, underscores the country's evolving telecom landscape and the rising prominence of mobile-based services.

Read more: Ethiopia’s Mobile Value-Added Services Market Aims to Reach US$ 7.48 billion by 2031

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