Antel, the leading mobile operator in Uruguay, is working with VMware, a provider of multi-cloud services for all apps, for a use case-driven trial using the VMware Telco Cloud Platform to support a proof of concept (PoC).
India seems to have taken the self-sufficiency theme to another level with a home-grown mobile operating system developed at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. It’s called BharOS (Bhar is short for Bharat, or India).
Turkish operator Turkcell has upgraded to the Ericsson Mediation platform, supporting its ongoing business support systems (BSS) evolution.
Smartphone shipments in Latin America and the Caribbean dropped 13% year-on-year in Q3 2022, with the decline attributed to slowing consumer demand, resulting in declines and stagnation for most top brands.
For evidence of how far inter-African digital finance has come in recent years you probably need look no further than the African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP), which went live on cross-border trading at the end of last week.