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Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) posted a 2.36% to N$1.48 billion increase in revenue for the six months ended March 31, 2023, buoyed by continued growth in data revenue, the resumption of roaming services, and the expansion of enterprise services.

Namibia has experienced a rising interest in data science and analytics, driven by the increasing availability of data and the recognition of its value in decision-making.

The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has announced plans to auction the 3.5GHz spectrum band for the implementation of 5G networks.

Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) has announced that it will continue offering its biometric process as a condition of service to its customers, and has to date, registered 1,002,032 SIM cards.

The Communication Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has ordered telecommunications operators to cease the mandatory capturing of biometric data for SIM card registration purposes.

Technology is constantly improving for the benefit of the user, and players in the telecoms and digital connectivity space have the onus to enable a technologically driven society by adopting cutting-edge technologies to unlock and facilitate an agile and seamless provision of innovative products and services to the market.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become an increasingly important consideration for companies and foundations seeking to make a positive social impact.

Prembly, a Nigeria-based digital identity and selfie biometrics provider, joined forces with the Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (NAMFISA) to host the recently held Fintech Square event.

Many individuals are apprehensive about their future job prospects as the globe continues to embrace automation and artificial intelligence.

In November 2021, I wrote an article on artificial intelligence (AI) and its growing potential. Nothing, however, could have prepared me for the launch of ChatGPT only a year later in November 2022, and alongside it an entire wave of generative AI. 

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