Safaricom turns attention to Africa financial divide
MWC AFRICA, KIGALI: Sitoyo Lopokoiyit, managing director at m-Pesa and acting CFO at Safaricom (pictured), underscored the need for collaboration between operators, policymakers and international institutions in closing Africa’s financial divide.
Safaricom eyes enterprise boost after slicing trial
Nokia revealed the completion of what it described as Africa’s first fixed wireless access (FWA) 5G slicing trial alongside operator customer Safaricom, as the pair continue to work on developing enterprise services.
Covid-19 pushes Safaricom to seize digital opportunity
INTERVIEW: Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa (pictured) argued Covid-19 (coronavirus) had galvanised the operator’s efforts to transform into a technology company, though acknowledged it was still in the early phases and continued to face barriers around access and affordability.
Safaricom gears up for Ethiopia launch with fibre deal
Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia (STE) signed a dark fibre lease agreement with Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) as it continues to build up its network for an expected launch of services in the first half of the year.
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