MVNOs share of total mobile subscriptions in Africa and Middle East is forecast to reach 0.73% by 2023, says GlobalData

MVNOs share of total mobile subscriptions in Africa and Middle East is forecast to reach 0.73% by 2023, says GlobalData

Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) accounted for 0.66% of Africa and the Middle East (AME)’s total mobile subscriptions in 2017. This share is expected to grow slightly over the forecast period to reach 0.73% by 2023, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Declining voice prices and the emergence of over-the-top (OTT) applications […]

Monthly mobile data usage per subscriber in Africa and Middle East to reach 4.6GB by 2022, says GlobalData

Monthly mobile data usage per subscriber in Africa and Middle East to reach 4.6GB by 2022, says GlobalData

Africa and Middle East’s (AME) monthly mobile data usage per subscriber is forecast to more than double between 2017 and 2022, reaching 4.6GB by the end of the forecast period, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Growth will be supported by the increasing availability of sub $50 smartphones, falling data prices and […]

Middle East and Africa see growth in average monthly mobile minutes of use per subscriber, says GlobalData

Middle East and Africa see growth in average monthly mobile minutes of use per subscriber, says GlobalData

The average monthly mobile voice usage per subscriber in the Middle East and Africa will remain stable in 2018, despite the growing adoption of over-the-top (OTT) voice applications such as Skype, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. OTT voice applications can have a negative impact on telecom operators’ […]

Mobile boosts Diageo’s research in Africa

Mobile boosts Diageo’s research in Africa

Rapid and effective qualitative market research using mobile phones is helping drinks giant Diageo revamp its advertising and better understand the positioning of its brands in African markets. Traditional research methods can be expensive and hard to organise, and may often deliver superficial results, so the Join The Dots agency came up with an alternative […]

Heinz Brazil’s Clever Instagram Campaign By Africa Lets You Eat Delicious Posts

Heinz Brazil’s Clever Instagram Campaign By Africa Lets You Eat Delicious Posts

If you’re into Instagram food porn, you’ll know how hungry you can get by just looking at people’s mouthwatering posts. So, in Brazil, Heinz capitalised on this by enabling Instagram users to actually eat the delicious food posts they were drooling over. The so-called “Irresistible Posts” campaign, created by ad agency Africa with the support […]

China’s DiDi to back small Uber rival Taxify in Europe, Africa

China’s DiDi to back small Uber rival Taxify in Europe, Africa

Chinese ride-hailing company DiDi Chuxing is investing an undisclosed amount in Estonian online taxi firm Taxify to help it expand in Europe and Africa, where it has gained share in some cities against US player Uber. DiDi Chuxing will invest in and collaborate with Taxify to support the latter’s further expansion across its regional markets, […]

Blis partners with Mobiclicks to bring its location advertising tech to Africa

Blis partners with Mobiclicks to bring its location advertising tech to Africa

Blis, a global pioneer in advanced location data technology, has formed a strategic partnership with leading African mobile marketing and media specialist, Mobiclicks. The partnership will enable Blis’ industry-leading, mobile location-based advertising products and solutions to be available in sub-Saharan media markets for the first time, helping Blis to service its growing roster of global […]