MTN challenges Vodacom as Africa’s biggest digital bank

Globally, $269bn was moved through mobile money transactions in 2016, up from $1.2bn in 2006, according to GSMA. In Africa, the 3G networks needed for money transfers cover only 50% of the population, compared with the global average of 78%, indicating ... ( read original story ...)

Telefónica holds 5G transport network tests in Madrid

Telefónica has trialled 5G transport network technology in a lab test with ZTE. The demonstration was held at the operator's Future Networks Lab in Madrid and used the Chinese vendor's 5G Flexhaul solution. The trial showed that forwarding latency is less ... ( read original story ...)

MTN Takes on Vodacom as Africa’s Biggest Digital Bank

In Africa, the 3G networks needed for mobile-banking cover only 50 percent of the population, compared with the global average of 78 percent, indicating that there’s potential for the market to grow much further. MTN has operations in 17 countries across ... ( read original story ...)