Airtel Africa and Telkom Under Investigation by the Communications Authority of Kenya – Tempemail

Airtel Africa and Telkom have been placed under scrutiny after allegedly violating the quality of services across their networks. According to Gadgets Africa, The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) believes both telcos failed to meet the minimum 80% threshold on quality of calls across 33 counties in 2020. “Telkom Kenya Continue Reading

Airtel Africa Renews Spectrum License in Nigeria – Tempemail

Sourced from Comms MEA Airtel Africa has paid N71.6 billion to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to renew its 900 and 1800 MHZ spectrum licence for the next 10 years. Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Africa, Raghunath Mandava says that their current license was due to expire at the end Continue Reading

Nokia and Airtel Partner to Lay 5G Foundations in Kenya – Tempemail

Sourced from Comms MEA Nokia and Airtel Kenya have joined forces in a three-year deal to modernize Nairobi with high speed 4G and 5G-ready hardware. Deployment, which began in June, will cover hundreds of sites and include upgrading existing 2G, 3G and 4G radio access network (RAN) coverage in urban, Continue Reading

Airtel Africa Reports Double Digit Growth – Tempemail

Sourced from Comms MEA Airtel Africa has reported double-digit growth and stronger performance in Q2, with revenue up by 19.6% – in spite of interruptions from COVID-19 and the associated restrictions on activities of both consumers and businesses. The telco saw growth across every region; Nigeria revenue increased 20.2% and Continue Reading

Airtel Zambia and Ericsson Joined Forces to Champion eWaste Awareness – Tempemail

Sourced from Comms MEA Airtel Zambia and Ericsson have partnered to launch the ‘Product Take-Back’ programme – an initiative that aims to minimize the potential impact of eWaste on the environment. eWaste, not recycled properly, is said to be an under-acknowledged environmental hazard around the world. The Product Take-Back programme Continue Reading

Airtel and Ericsson Partner to Modernise Kenya’s 4G Network – Tempemail

Sourced from Comms MEA Airtel has partnered with Ericsson to modernize its 4G network in Kenya. The telco signed a deal in August 2020 to enhance the quality of voice and data – this is expected to be done by leveraging Ericsson’s Radio System and Packet Core solutions. According to Continue Reading

Airtel, MTN and Stanbic Bank Fall Victim to Major Data Breach in Uganda – Tempemail

Sourced from IDG Connect Mobile money transaction company, Pegasus technologies has suffered a major data breach resulting in the loss of billions of Ugandan Shillings – according to PLM Daily. The breach is said to have impacted telcos, Airtel and MTN Uganda, as well as Stanbic Bank, Uganda’s largest bank. Continue Reading

Jumia and Airtel Kenya Partner to Enable Mobile Payments – Tempemail

Jumia and Airtel Kenya have partnered to allow consumers to complete their online payment transactions using Airtel Money. “Millions of Kenyans rely on mobile money daily to make fast payments. By expanding our payment options to include Airtel money, it will make it easier for more consumers to incorporate online Continue Reading

Telkom Kenya and Airtel Subscribers Fall Over Failed Merger, says CA – Tempemail

Image sourced from Bandwidth Blog Telkom Kenya and Airtel have recorded a 16% fall in mobile Internet subscribers after consumers grew uncertain over a proposed merger of the telcos, according to Gadgets Africa. A report by the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) reveals that there were only 38.85 million Internet Continue Reading