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WRC-15: Win Some, Lose Some

WRC15 concluded with new spectrum assigned for mobile services:

L-band:  1427-1518 MHz is now assigned for fixed and mobile services. The L-Band is used for mobile satellite services. 215 more words


Iterating to Innovate: What We Learned with mVisa in Rwanda

> Posted by Mark Pickens, Senior Director, Visa

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The future doesn’t come with an owner’s manual saying how to set up, operate, or troubleshoot it. 1,218 more words

Client Focus

Growth in Africa’s mobile subscriptions is slowing down—but tower sharing can help

Africa’s mobile connections may be edging closer to the one-billion mark, but growth in unique mobile subscribers—the number of individuals that have subscribed to a mobile service—will slow down over the next years says a a new  306 more words

FI2020 Progress Report Launches in Three Days!

> Posted by Susy Cheston, Senior Advisor, CFI

In three days the Center for Financial Inclusion will unveil the FI2020 Progress Report. In it, we define progress made toward financial inclusion and make predictions about the most critical issues facing the industry. 436 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

The Challenges of 5G Spectrum

There has never been as much uncertainty about spectrum for a new generation of mobile service technology as there exists today for 5G. GSM was set in the 800 / 900 MHz band and 3G was set in the 2.1 GHz band. 667 more words

Wireless Networks

ATU agrees to oppose proposed changes to UHF and C-band frequencies

The African Telecommunications Union (ATU) has agreed to oppose changes that will be made to certain spectrum allocations at the ITU’s World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 ( 391 more words