Mobile malware evolution 2020 | Securelist- Tempemail

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. The year in figures In 2020, Kaspersky mobile products and technologies detected: 5,683,694 malicious installation packages, 156,710 new mobile banking Trojans, 20,708 new mobile ransomware Trojans. Trends of the year In Continue Reading

Vodacom Launches First-of-its-Kind Mobile Health Service in DRC – Tempemail

Vodacom and Mondia have partnered to launch ‘Mum & Baby’ across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Mum & Baby is a free-of-charge mobile health intervention service that provides subscribers with maternal, neonatal and child health information designed to encourage good health practices amongst pregnant women, mothers, partners and Continue Reading

LinkedIn Up After Mobile and Desktop Outage – Tempemail

Image sourced from Search Engine Journal LinkedIn users around the world have reported outages on mobile and desktop that saw API requests to take longer or fail unexpectedly across the platform. The career networking site says the outage mostly affected North America and Europe. “We are currently experiencing an issue Continue Reading

Huawei Mobile Services Expands Ad Exchange Across Africa – Tempemail

Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) is set to expand its advertising business across the MEA (Middle East, Africa, and Pakistan) region. Huawei Ads is a supply-side and demand-side, real-time advertising marketplace where media companies transact ad impressions with accountability. These ads reach users of Huawei devices, third-party apps, and Huawei apps such Continue Reading

Jambo Pay to Use Virtual Mobile Network in Kenya – Tempemail

Jambo Pay is set to launch a virtual mobile network after obtaining a license from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). According to Techweez, this will allow it to lease spectrum from mobile network operators and roll out mobile services – intensifying telco competition in an industry dominated by Safaricom. Continue Reading

Carrefour Launches Mobile Retail App in Kenya – Tempemail

Carrefour has officially introduced its new online shopping platform in Kenya. Using the mobile app, customers are expected to easily and conveniently browse and add all their essentials to a digital cart. “At Carrefour, we’re constantly finding innovative ways to modernise and digitise the shopping experience for our customers. We are confident Continue Reading

Showmax Partners with MTN Nigeria to Launch Mobile Data Deal – Tempemail

Showmax and MTN Nigeria have teamed up to launch a special data deal for mobile subscribers. The deal that includes the monthly subscription and 2.5GB data – enough to stream 25 hours’ worth of movies, sports, series, kids’ shows and more. A Showmax Mobile subscription gives access to the full Continue Reading

South Africa’s Best and Worst Mobile Networks Revealed – Tempemail

MTN has been named South Africa’s best mobile network by the 2020 Mobile Network Quality Report. The report is based on 1.2 million speed tests which were performed by 41,000 MyBroadband Speed Test App users across South Africa between 1 January and 31 December 2020. The research shows that South Continue Reading

Sub-Saharan Africa’s to Mobile Traffic to Grow 6.5 Times by 2026 – Tempemail

Mobile data traffic in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to grow by almost 6.5 times the current figures, with total traffic increasing from 0.87EB per month in 2020 to 5.6EB by 2026. Meanwhile, the average traffic per smartphone is expected to reach 8.9GB over the forecast period – this according to the Continue Reading