Millicom’s online business team is taking new products and services to millions of new customers and to different markets that fall outside our mobile telecommunications footprint. We are more convinced than ever about the potential for online services in Africa to grow strongly and leapfrog traditional retail.

Efforts continue to position Mauritius as a regional hub for manufacturing, financial services, trade and knowledge.

African Economic Outlook reports a rebound in GDP growth for Mauritius in 2014 to 3.5 per cent. As a host for innovation, Mauritius's information and communications technology (ICT) industry is the third pillar in its economy.