1 Jun 2012

Friday News Round Up...

The Com World Series team live and breathe emerging markets, so we want to make sure we spread the news!

Hot Stories in Emerging Markets

Social network company Eskimi Introduces Mobile Money Marketing Platform in Nigeria
http://otekbits.com/2012/05/31/eskimi-introduces-mobile-money-marketing-platform-in-nigeria-supports-the-cashless-initiative/ 

Nigeria Telephone Users Increase To 99-Milllion
http://www.itnewsafrica.com/2012/05/nigeria-telephone-users-increase-to-99-milllion/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+itnewsafrica+%28ITNewsAfrica.com%29

Mobile operators boost healthcare sector - improving access, reach and quality to care across the entire patient pathway is driving significant value for the healthcare industry
http://www.biztechafrica.com/article/mobile-operators-boost-healthcare-sector/3044/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%253A+biztechafrica%252FCgBD+%2528BiztechAfrica+News+updates%2529

Ghana’s K-Pad takes off: Ghana’s answer to the tablet PC is reported to be selling so well that the company is set to launch its own smartphone shortly too

http://www.biztechafrica.com/article/ghanas-k-pad-takes/3047/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%253A+biztechafrica%252FCgBD+%2528BiztechAfrica+News+updates%2529
 

NCC won’t shift grounds on fines: Nigeria’s regulator says it will not waive the fines imposed against operators for poor quality of service
http://www.biztechafrica.com/article/ncc-wont-shift-grounds-huge-fine-operators/3056/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%253A+biztechafrica%252FCgBD+%2528BiztechAfrica+News+updates%2529
 

Blog Story of the Week
Interview with CEO of Saya Mobile – Africa’s What’s App
http://comworldseries.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/robert-lamptey-is-ceo-of-saya-mobile.html
 

African Image
Infographic: Africa overtakes Asia Pacific in mobile connections
http://afritorial.com/infographic-africa-cellular-connections-2012/



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