Thecla Mbongue

Senior Analyst, Africa Markets

Thecla analyzes telecom, media, and technology trends as part of the Middle East and Africa team. She researches regional operator strategies, network deployments, and regulatory development. Specific areas of her research include broadband technology deployments (4G, 5G, FTTx), smartphones, OTT, and mobile financial services. 

Thecla joined Omdia in 2003 as a telecom researcher and has over 20 years’ experience in the industry. She is a regular speaker and chair at industry conferences and comments on industry developments for regional and international media. Previously, Thecla worked for global telecom carrier Vectone in London.  


Middle East & Africa News Digest – March 2021

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Middle East & Africa News Digest – February 2021

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Middle East & Africa News Digest – January 2021

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AfricaCom COVID-19 Impact Survey

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MTN Results Analysis – 3Q20

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