Airtel named third largest telecom

World Cellular Information Services (WCIS) recently released telecommunications rankings have placed Bharti Airtel as the third largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscribers. According to the rankings, Bharti Airtel,...

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...

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...

Airtel names Yaya Touré as a Brand Ambassador in its New Campaign

Bharti Airtel has named Yaya Touré  who is a Manchester City midfielder and Ivory Coast captain  as the new brand ambassador for Africa. Yaya Touré was unveiled together with the launch of a...

Airtel’s Africa business still off target – report

A new report has revealed that despite Bharti Airtel Ltd spending $9 billion to become a global firm by buying Kuwait-based Zain Group’s telecom assets in 15 countries in Africa, the company is yet to...

Airtel Nigeria & 2go launch social media data bundle

Airtel Nigeria has partnered with 2go, a mobile focused social network,  to launch a new social bundle for data on Airtel’s service. According to 2go: “For only NGN 100 per week or NGN...

Airtel’s Tugabane to test WiFi’s resolve

The telecom company has in the past few weeks increased its agent network by 537 in 15 days. The latest is that Airtel has launched a new and enhanced internet value proposition...

Airtel disrupting the internet scene in India with the introduction of free access “Airtel...

Airtel last week introduced its latest plan Airtel Zero, which allows "partner websites" to be accessed freely or at a subsidized cost

Airtel, Kenya Airways Introduce Airtel Money Option for Tickets Payment

Kigali, Rwanda - In efforts to grow the scope of payment services offered on the Airtel money platform, Airtel Rwanda has introduced a payment option for Kenya Airways (KQ) tickets on...

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...
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Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars...

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25...