Africell network reaches four Angolan provinces

Africell Angola, which launched mobile services in Luanda city and province in April 2022, has expanded its commercial network presence to its fourth province, Huila, this month with the availability of services in provincial capital Lubango. Previously, the Africell mobile network was expanded to Benguela province in December 2022, and in July 2023 the cellco...

Africell Angola launches mobile money

Africell has launched its ‘Afrimoney’ mobile money service in Angola in collaboration with the National Bank of Angola (BNA) following a pilot phase, declaring that the new platform will boost the country’s economy by digitising its informal economy and ‘unlocking’ the unbanked population. Initial services launched include mobile recharge, deposits, person-to-person transfers, bill payments, and...

Angola: Africell Adopts Covalense Digital Solutions Digital Business Support Solution

In April 2022, Africell finally launched its commercial activities in Angola, after several delays. The company is putting all the chances on its side to find a place in the national telecom market disputed between Angola Telecom, Unitel and Movicel. The mobile phone company Africell Angola has adopted the platform of digital business support solutions “CSmart”...

Africell expected to complete mobile money pilot in April; Unitel Money has 1.5m users

Angola’s newest mobile network operator Africell is expected to launch its ‘Afrimoney’ mobile money platform soon after it completes a six-month pilot of the service in April, according to a report from Expansao. Having received the requisite licence from the National Bank of Angola (BNA) to operate a mobile wallet/payment system in October 2022, Africell...

Africell appoints new chief commercial officer

Godfrey Efeurhobo joins from Airtel Nigeria and will focus on accelerating Africell’s growth in Angola and DRC Africell has appointed a new Group Chief Commercial Officer to accelerate growth in Angola and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and strengthen market leadership in Sierra Leone and The Gambia. Godfrey Efeurhobo joins Africell from Airtel Nigeria, an...

Africell Angola launching ‘free’ mobile TV this year

The Africell group has signed a partnership agreement with UK-based Perception TVCDN to launch a mobile TV service for Africell Angola customers, scheduled to launch in the fourth quarter of 2022, Agence Ecofin reports. ‘AfriTV’ will be available at no additional cost to Africell’s Angolan mobile network users, broadcasting major linear Portuguese-language TV channels and ‘new channels...

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