Millicom logoby Russell Southwood (@BalancingActAfr) In this video interview, Raul Martinez, commercial director – Africa for Millicom, talks about:

  • drawing on its experience of rolling out Triple Play in Latin America
  • its investment in Rocket
  • its support to open the Think incubator in Rwanda and Millicom Digital Ventures
  • its partnership with Facebook in Tanzania
  • its approach to solving payment for digital services
  • and the road from being a mobile operator to a digital services company.

Martinez will be a speaker at AfricaCom, 11-13 November 2014. For further details, go to and follow it on #africacom

Smart MonkeyRussell Southwood is the founder of Balancing Act and the web TV channel Smart Monkey TV, and has been an analyst in telecoms, internet and broadcast in Africa for the last 14 years. Smart Monkey TV aims to capture the energy at the crossroads between African culture and technology. MarkLives is syndicating content from Smart Monkey TV on a weekly basis for the column “Smart Africa TV”.

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