MTN in partnership with Jay Z's music platform

Jay Z owned digital music platform, [TIDAL](, has entered into a partnership with one of Afrika's largest [telecommunications]( companies, MTN, in Uganda. Based on the agreement between the two companies, MTN Uganda will start offering TIDAL subscription membership as part of its mobile data bundles. TIDAL has also stated that…

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The post 4th Industrial Revolution economy

The world around us is changing rapidly and almost every single business model is impacted by the new digital economy. The meteoric rise of the Big Tech firms has established them as the dominant new business models in the post 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) economy. Apple, Amazon, Alphabet (Google), Microsoft,…

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This tax must fall

Ugandans are angry that the government has followed through with its threat to tax them for using social media, which the president, Yoweri Museveni, has on several occasions derided as a good for nothing rumor mill. Now they cannot, literally, puff curls of smoke that look like glistening halo emojis…

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MTN and Huawei launch their 5G field trial in South Africa

MTN and Huawei have unveiled what is possibly Afrika's first 5G field trial in Pretoria, South Africa. The Huawei technology solution used for the trial is a 5G 28GHz millimeter-wave technology fixed-wireless access solution. During the demonstration of the 5G trial, the companies explained that it was the first time…

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