Sunday, April 22, 2018

My Mobile Life: A Life of Business and Pleasure

This article essentially seeks to review two contrasting Nokia phones, with the view of highlighting the major attributes of both devices respectively. Many mobile phones attempt to do everything from simple texting,...

Nigeria: Value Added Services are here to stay

In June 2005, Mobile Africa published an article in which Mr. Tayo Ajakaye raised issues (and some very valid ones too) about the quality of value added services being provided by...

Mobile Phone Technologies In Africa

Much of the technology available globally is also available in Africa. Thus, the information here might apply elsewhere. Our prime focus though is Africa. First Generation of Mobile Telephony (1G) These basically...

'Glo-ing' In Nigeria

Glo Mobile, the GSM subsidiary of Globacom Nigeria Limited has been a great player in the telecom industry since it was launched in 2003. First came the rather aggressive adverts on all...

Needed: A New Approach To Customer Support

A vital part of any business venture is customer care, also referred to in various circles as after-sales support. The idea is that almost anyone can sell a product and...

Value Added Services: Who Uses Them?

Following the launch of several value-added services by telecom operators, Tayo Ajakaye asks who uses these service. Value-added services are those service outside the core services provided by service providers. Just as...

Spacefon Areeba's GPRS. A Review.

Ghana's premier and leading GSM network, Spacefon Areeba soft-launched its GPRS offering and made it available to a few subscribers, on a beta test. The author is oppurtuned to be among...

Comparative Analysis Of MTN And Glo Data Services

How does MTN's CSD data services fare side-by-side GloMobile's GPRS offerings? Well, I should know, seeing that I have used both extensively over time. I will not be comparing WAP services here,...

Africa’s Booming Mobile Markets: Can The Growth Curve Continue?

Africa's mobile markets have expanded rapidly in recent years, with mobile penetration levels now far outstripping those of fixed-lines across most of the continent. But can this growth be sustained? And...

GSM Evolution In Ghana

What can be described as the GSM evolution in Ghana, started essentially as way back as November 1996 with the launch of the first GSM service by Scancom Limited under the...