Comviva to create 200 jobs in Africa

Comviva announced that it will be creating employment for
close to 200 people in its first phase of hiring in Africa, thereby helping to
create multiple job opportunities in the telecom sector across the continent.  A
recognized leader in the VAS space in Africa, with solutions deployed in 34
countries, Comviva has been present in the continent for close to a decade.

Today Comviva is the
largest Indian VAS player in Africa, with over 30% of our revenue coming from
the African continent. We are in the process of expanding our pan-Africa
operations significantly and as part of this further expansion, we are building
our ecosystem partners in the VAS space,” said Manoranjan Mohapatra, CEO of

Our expertise in the ‘VAS and beyond’ space is acknowledged
globally and our training will significantly enhance employability and
technology work exposure for people. Our larger goal is to enhance the
capability of the workforce in the VAS domain and thereby help spread
knowledge, better customer experience and overall prosperity in the region,” Manoranjan added.

In Africa, Comviva works with some of the leading operator
groups such as Airtel Africa, MTN, Tigo and Safaricom, to name a few. Very
recently, Comviva won a landmark deal with Airtel Africa to provide end-to-end
management of Airtel Africa’s VAS services. As part of the five-year deal,
Comviva will manage all VAS nodes across Airtel’s 16 operations in Africa.
Earlier this year, Comviva partnered with leading content aggregators to
further strengthen its content portfolio offering in the

With our strong growth in Africa we expect to significantly
increase the employment opportunities, especially when we combine all the
direct and indirect partners who will work with us to build our Africa
business. We plan to create jobs for 200 people in the first phase, creating
employment opportunities for talented individuals and providing all necessary
training for people recruited directly from schools and colleges. We have
already made over 35 offers to fresh technical graduates in East Africa,” said
Sandyp Bhattacharya, vice president – HR, Comviva,

Comviva first entered the Africa market in 2003, when it
deployed its dBILL billing solution for a leading operator in Nigeria. Since
then, Comviva has gone from strength to strength, with deployments from its
entire product portfolio installed in 34 countries. Comviva’s Africa team is
present in a number of countries across the continent, with support teams also
located in Nairobi and Johannesburg.

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