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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 10/23/2017
The 20th anniversary AfricaCom is just two weeks away and we've been catching up with those at the forefront of shaping 'Digital Africa,' as well as those you are likely to meet and hear from on stage at this year's event.
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The Staff, 10/20/2017
Having already struck some divestment and joint venture agreements in Africa during the past year or so, international mobile operator group Millicom, well known for its Tigo brand, is now seeking to sell the remainder of its business in Africa, according to a report from TMT Finance.
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The Staff, 10/20/2017
Ericsson is encountering a tough trading market this year, having reported a 6% year-on-year decline in revenues during the third quarter to 47.8 billion Swedish kronor (US$5.9 billion) and an 8.4% year-on-year decline in revenues for the first nine months of 2017 to SEK 144.1 billion (US$17.6 billion).
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 10/18/2017
More than a year after acquiring Airtel Sierra Leone, Orange has finally stamped its brand on the operator, which now carries the name Orange Sierra Leone.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 10/17/2017
In yet another sign that Africa's data center and cloud sector is set to boom, international IP network operator Hurricane Electric has set up its third African point of presence (PoP), this time in Kenya, and plans further expansion across the continent in 2018.
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Connecting Africa, 10/16/2017
Big data analysis is now being used in Africa to better plan network investments, improve network performance and customer services, reduce fraud and even help operators and global brands work effectively with startup businesses.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 10/12/2017
With a view to missing out a few generations of legacy network management software implementations, a major South African telecoms network operator is eyeing up the potential of deploying cutting edge software to manage its infrastructure, according to IBM.
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Connecting Africa, 10/11/2017
Recognising the role the Internet of Things (IoT) will play in redefining our world, especially across Africa (with anything from 12 billion to 30 billion connected devices expected by 2020), AfricaCom 2017 (7-9 November in Cape Town) has added a specific conference track focusing on Africa's IoT capacity and potential.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 10/10/2017
Safaricom has officially launched its "Fibre To Home Regional Roll Out Plan" that will see the network operator aim to deliver ultra-broadband services to hundreds of thousands of homes across Kenya and, ultimately, deliver value-added services such as TV and smart home applications.
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Posted by stevesong |  In reply to: What Mobile Technology Suits Africa Right Now?
Thanks Christian.

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Slevin
Posted by Slevin |  In reply to: Orange, Vodafone Eye Stake in Etisalat Nigeria Report
I hope Orange display better services in Africa than in France.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017
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Available data center white space has doubled over the past five years and has been growing by an average of around 15% annually. This webinar will assess this transformation, and provide a window into what the expanding demand for cloud services means for the future of the African data center market.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
2:00 p.m Cape Town / 1:00 p.m London / 8:00 a.m New York

FTTH rollout has accelerated across Africa, driven by increased availability and consumption of bandwidth-hungry content, from video streaming services to cloud-based enterprise applications. This webinar will provide an overview of key trends in this burgeoning sector, along with some perspective on the status of deployments, economic feasibility and competition with alternative broadband access technologies (mobile broadband in particular).

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