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Interview: Antos Stella, Content Connect Africa

Antos Stella, Managing Director of Content Connect Africa talks to VAS Africa about the digital music industry and how new online distribution channels are supporting African artists reach an international audience. Antos will be taking…

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Interview: Yolande Steyn, FBN

This year’s VAS Africa sees a dedicated M-Money and M-Commerce stream bring together operators, banks and platform providers focusing on new business strategies evolving to meet growing market demands. We spoke to Yolande Steyn, CEO…

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Interview: Hanlie Smuts, MTN

We talk to VAS Africa speaker Hanlie Smuts, General Manager, Product and Digital at MTN ahead of the event to hear her thoughts on the future of digital services in Africa. Hanlie will be speaking at…

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Interview: William Thubakgale, QPlay

We talk to VAS Africa speaker  William Thubakgale, COO of QPlay, ahead of the event to hear his thoughts on the future of digital services in Africa. William will be speaking at VAS Africa this…

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Interview: Dov Bar-Gera, YooMee Africa

“Incumbent telecom operators never participate in the innovation game”  Dov Bar-Gera has co-founded, built and successfully exited numerous start-ups in the field of telecommunications and technology, including WiMAX Telecom, SurfEU AG, RSLCom Austria and Airpage,…

Biggest 4G network in Tanzania

Tigo new 4G technology makes Tigo the fastest Internet network in the country TIGO Tanzania has today launched a brand new 4G LTE technology that will make it the biggest and fastest Internet network in…

Malawi takes key step to advance digital payments

Malawi takes key step to advance digital payments and drive inclusive growth •  Government, private sector, mobile operators and development organizations convene to establish a plan for the future Malawi took a significant step towards…

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LTE World Summit 2015 visitor ticket

The LTE World Summit visitor ticket is now available for you. Make sure you check it out and see what you can get with your free expo pass. With more content and features than ever…

AfricaCom 2015 draft agenda

Is Africa becoming a global powerhouse for digital innovation? In the past few years, some of the world’s most forward-thinking leaders and pioneering services have emerged from Africa. Innovation is in the DNA of the…

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Connecting West Africa 2015, what’s new

AfricaCom 100 networking drinks: The AfricaCom 100 is a group of top leaders and influencers in Africa's telecoms, media and ICT sector. Connecting West Africa comes at a perfect time for the group as the…

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‘Data for Development’ Challenge Senegal

The Data for Development (D4D) Challenge Senegal – a big data open innovation competition Five research projects selected from categories spanning health, agriculture, transportation/urban planning, energy and national statistics - Five additional research projects selected…

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Innovation Prize for Africa Awards

A mobile application that empowers individuals and organizations to initiate and manage fundraisers via sms or web devices in an efficient and cost effective way •  A record 925 applications from 41 countries representing the…