Mobile 360 – Africa 2018

The GSMA’s Mobile 360 Series – Africa event brings together leaders from the telecoms industry, adjacent sectors and government, who are looking to build a Digital Africa. Mobile World Live will report live from the show, providing video highlights and news coverage.

News

Blog: Startups showcase bright potential of Africa

The conversation around Africa is changing. While this year’s GSMA Mobile 360 Series – Africa ...

Experts say trust key to mobile finance success

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Executives discussed the importance of trust ...

MTN set for money platform play

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: MTN’s head of mobile financial services ...

Orange Money MEA chief sounds investment warning

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Alban Luherne, Orange Money MEA director ...

Regulator urges development of finance partnerships

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: A top executive from Rwanda’s central ...

Orange gets Energie boost from service expansion

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Orange praised the wider impact of ...

Digital startups praised for Africa impact

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Smart Africa adviser Jean-Philbert Nsengimana (pictured) ...

Africa’s digital ecosystem driven by positive impact

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Africa’s entrepreneurs are looking for their ...

Ericsson eyes a faster 5G move for Africa

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Ericsson’s head of network solutions for ...

GSMA reports 4B remain offline globally

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Four billion people, mostly in developing ...

Rwanda minister issues warning over digital divide

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Rwanda’s Minister of Infrastructure (pictured) hailed ...

Google backs local content to boost digital adoption

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: The head of Google Africa’s Android ...

Mobile’s humanitarian role moves ahead

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Panellists discussed the impact mobile technology ...

Safaricom, regulator, call for balanced data policies

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Laws around regulation of data collected ...

MTN CEO views connectivity challenges as team effort

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Rob Shuter, CEO of African operator ...

African Union Commission eyes data potential

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Africa’s data revolution has come of ...

Rwanda fosters mobile for digital evolution

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Jean de Dieu Rurangirwa, Rwanda’s minister ...

Mobile driving African digital economy

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: More than half of the population ...

Huge spectrum costs taking toll on developing markets

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Operators in developing markets pay effectively ...

Enabling digital Africa with Orange Energie

PARTNER INTERVIEW: Ahead of Mobile 360 Africa, Bruno Mettling, chairman of Orange Middle East and ...

 

Video

Feature: The future of mobile money

At this year’s GSMA Mobile 360 Africa, Mobile World Live spoke to executives from across ...

Interview: GSMA Mobile Money

Nathan Naidoo, head of Mobile Money at GSMA, highlights the development of mobile financial services in Africa.

Interview: Tigo Tanzania

Simon Karikari, CEO of Tigo Tanzania, outlines the operator’s work bringing digital services to its ...

Interview: Seedstars

Claudia Makadristo, regional manager, Africa for Seedstars, reflects on the hot areas for entrepreneurs working across the ...

Interview: Mezzanine

Jacques de Vos, CEO of Mezannine, talks about the opportunities for operators to serve Africa’s ...

Interview: Google

Mahir Sahin, director of Android Partnerships, Africa, tells Mobile World Live of the search giant’s efforts to ...

Feature: Mobile 360 Africa 2018 Day 2 highlights

Day two in Kigali focused on Africa’s bright future, examining the start-up scene and highlighting ...

Feature: Mobile 360 Africa 2018 Day 1 highlights

The opening day in Kigali kicked off with a look at how Africa is benefitting ...