Airtel, Tigo to launch a Mobile Money Interoperability Pilot in Rwanda

Airtel Rwanda and Tigo Rwanda, a subsidiary of Millicom, have announced a partnership to pilot interoperability between their two mobile money transfer service platforms. This collaboration will allow Airtel Money and Tigo Cash subscribers...
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Airtel sees revenue rise in Africa

Bharti Airtel has reported  a 7.1 percent increase in revenues for its fiscal second quarter . According to the company, growth was driven by a 66.7 percent increase in mobile data revenues...

Safaricom sues Airtel Kenya in M-Pesa trademark dispute

Safaricom has taken rival telecommunications company Airtel to court on claims that it is infringing on its M-Pesa trademark by including its symbols on its advertising billboards. Safaricom has filed pictures in...

Safaricom takes Airtel to court for aggressive advertising

Kenya's Safaricom taken Airtel to court and convinced High Court judge Francis Gikonyo to order Airtel to temporarily stop any advert or print adverts bearing Safaricom's M-Pesa sign until when the case...

Airtel to Cut down its African Workforce By 20 Percent

News sources coming in indicate that Airtel is reportedly going to reduce its headcount in Africa by between 15 per cent and 20 per cent this year. This includes the departure of 20...

First ever 4G Square launches in Rwanda

Airtel Rwanda in partnership with Olleh Rwanda Networks has participated in the opening of the first ever 4G Square in Rwanda. Presided over by Hon. Jean Philbert Nsengimana, the Minister for Youth...
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Airtel Zambia To Launch 147 LTE Sites

Airtel is planning to launch Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Zambia this year starting from the country’s capital Lusaka and the copper belt. It is commonly marketed as 4G LTE, a...

Airtel Africa announces App challenge for startup developers

Telecommunications provider, Airtel has unveiled a new application challenge for startup developers, aimed at attracting the ‘next big app developers’ into the Airtel group of companies. The application challenge is a partnership between...

Airtel Rwanda Introduces Micro-Loans On Airtel Money

In a bid to expand reach into mobile financial services, Airtel Rwanda has announced plans to introduce micro-loans on Airtel Money on April 1, 2015 in a partnership with Atlantis Microfinance Limited. The service...

Orange in talks to buy Airtel subsidiaries in 4 African countries

Possible acquisition by Orange of Airtel’s subsidiaries in Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo Brazzaville and Sierra Leone.
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4 out of 10 Teams to Win USD$10,000 Each in Seed...

Tech and incubation hub Outbox and UNFPA will on Tuesday 30th, May 2017 award four winning teams out of ten teams a mentorship program, seed funding of up-to...