10 Challenges For Mobile Operators In Sub-Saharan Africa To Negotiate

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli

Mobile operators in sub-Saharan Africa have a unique set of challenges that they face in the region, but if they manage to overcome these obstacles, success awaits.

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to many mobile operators who have dominated their markets, from Vodacom in South Africa to Safaricom in Kenya, but that dominance has not come easy.

Now a fresh set of issues stand in the way of further success on the continent, but these telecoms companies are gearing up to take on increased competition, pricing issues, regulations and all of the other sticking points disrupting profitability and continued development.

Here are 10 challenges for mobile operators in sub-Saharan Africa to negotiate.

Sources: ITWebAfrica, Fin24, OAfrica, InfoVista, PiranPartners.