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Helping you navigate the continent's unique communications landscape

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Overview

Helping you seize business opportunities

With over a billion people spread across over 50 countries, Africa is developing at an unprecedented rate, The GDP of the continent is expected to hit $2.6 trillion by the year 2020. This expansion is matched by the growth in mobile subscribers. These have increased by some 20% each year over the past six years, with over 75% penetration and more than a billion subscribers expected by the end of 2016.

Many global businesses are now firmly established across the continent and are taking advantage of the many opportunities for expansion. By helping businesses manage the complex business challenges that exist in Africa, we are helping to transform the way the region’s businesses participate in today’s fast-moving global economy.

Benefit from our knowledge

To develop in Africa, you need to have the right technology on board. Service consistency, cost control and predictability are vital. We have invested considerably to create a fully integrated next-generation fixed and mobile network. This enables us to offer a complete range of secure, dependable and innovative services with a truly global reach. Our acquisition of Cable & Wireless Worldwide has helped us further grow our infrastructure and capacity.

We established a hub in South Africa in 2009 and have expanded into Kenya, Egypt, Mozambique, Tanzania and Ghana. As the leading provider of converged communications in Africa, we offer complete business solutions for our customers. They benefit from the simplicity and cost savings of having a single provider for mobile, fixed and machine-to-machine solutions, as well as cloud and hosting services.

Solutions that grow with you

We realise every business is different. That's why we tailor our approach to maximise the benefits that matter most to you. We'll consult with you from day one to understand your operations and aspirations. We will help you make the most of the exciting opportunities available in Africa today, by providing individual solutions that are cost-effective, reliable, secure and scalable. We are able to offer an unrivalled pan-African experience, giving multinational businesses the edge they need to navigate the continent's unique communications landscape.


Our footprint

Our footprint across Africa and the Middle East

We provide excellent service to our customers across Africa via our operating companies, partners and affiliates.

africa footprint map

By country

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    Bahrain

    Zain
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    Lesotho

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    Democratic Republic of Congo

    Vodacom
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    Libya

    Almadar
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    Egypt

    Vodafone
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    Mozambique

    Vodacom
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    Ghana

    Vodafone
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    Qatar

    Vodafone
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    Iraq

    Zain
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    Saudi Arabia

    Zain
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    Jordan

    Zain
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    South Africa

    Vodacom
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    Kenya

    Safaricom
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    Tanzania

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    Kuwait

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    United Arab Emirates

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Our team and offices

How to find us

Our African Regional Headquarters are located at:

The African headquarters serves the following countries: Bahrain, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Libya, Mozambique, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tanzania and United Arab Emirates


Our team on the ground

Stevan hoyle

Stevan Hoyle - President, Middle East & Africa and Commercial, Marketing & Innovation Director

Stevan Hoyle leads Middle East & Africa covering South Africa, DRC, Ghana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Egypt and Qatar – and through partnerships across Botswana, Uganda, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. Stevan also has additional responsibility for the Commercial, Marketing and Innovation team within Vodafone Global Enterprise.

Prior to his appointment in 2015, Stevan spent the previous seven years building the company's involvement in key Asian and African markets, working across Vodafone operating companies and affiliates as well as through partnerships across China, South and South East Asia, North Asia and Africa. This has helped customers meet the growing demand for sophisticated communications solutions.

With over two decades of experience in the telecom industry behind him, Stevan has lived and worked in four continents. He joined Vodafone in 1999 as Corporate Sales Director UK and has subsequently managed the corporate and global customer businesses in the UK and USA. He's passionate about providing excellent customer service, as well as innovative communications solutions that transform businesses.

Stevan is South African and attended Diocesan College (Bishops), Cape Town University and University of Natal Pietermaritzburg. He currently lives in Singapore with his wife and daughters. Stevan is also a veteran rugby player and an amateur genealogist who has traced his family roots back to the 16th century


deon liebenberg

Deon Liebenberg - Executive Vice President, Africa

Deon is no stranger to Vodafone Global Enterprise Africa. Before taking the role as Executive Vice President, he was the Managing Executive for us at Vodacom in South Africa and CEO for the Vodacom Business Africa Group of companies across Africa. Deon has more than 20 years' experience in the ICT and Telecom Industry, earned working at some of South Africa's leading operators and multinational telecom service providers. During his career, he held a number of sales and business development positons at Vodacom and other organizations such as Telkom SA, Motorola (Pty) Ltd and BlackBerry.

He holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of The Free State as well as a Bachelor of Business Management and Administration, and a Master in Business and Administration from the University of Stellenbosch.


Talk to us

Get in touch to see how we can help your business with a strategic approach to enterprise mobility. Call us on +44 (0)20 337 09970, or alternatively email us.


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