Sub-Saharan Africa mobile data traffic to grow by over 6 times by 2026

Posted by - December 21, 2020

The November 2020 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that mobile data traffic in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to grow by almost 6.5 times the current figures, with total traffic increasing from 0.87EB per month in 2020 to 5.6EB by 2026. Meanwhile, the average traffic per smartphone is expected to reach 8.9GB over the

Digital in the time of COVID

Posted by - December 15, 2020

A surge in mobile payment adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa has contributed to significant albeit uneven digital growth in this sub-region. This is according to the report released in December by the Fletcher School at Tufts University in the United States of America, entitled Digital in the time of COVID. According to the report, the economies

Firstbank promotes Financial Inclusion through Digitisation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted by - July 19, 2019

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its organisation of a Joint Seminar with sub-Saharan African Banking and Telecom Regulators to promote financial inclusion through digital innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The event which was held in Lagos recently was themed “Advancing ePayment and Digital Innovations in Africa- Evolution of Nigeria’s Payment Systems”. The seminar was