MTN Unveils WhatsApp Competitor That Works Even Without Data

MTN gets into the game and could be in for something bigger than powering calls and data: instant messaging. Yes, the African mobile giant plans to introduce instant messaging [IM], capturing the best of WhatsApp and WeChat in all the countries where it does business, beginning on trials in West Africa. ┬áThis is a very fascinating vision for the company. It has recognized that the future of selling data and voice is not necessarily bright with satellite competitors and ICT utilities like Google and Facebook surrounding Africa. (I do think this IM may work only for MTN customers since the … Continue reading MTN Unveils WhatsApp Competitor That Works Even Without Data