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Gabriella Jeakins, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 10/23/2018
Africa is home to thousands of innovative startups developing solutions to change the way we live, learn and work across the continent. Entrepreneurs are striving to create technological solutions that are tailored to the African market but also have the potential to expand globally. Investment in African startups is also growing exponentially, with ...
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 10/18/2018
LONDON -- TIP Summit 18 -- MTN's Group CTIO Babak Fouladi has outlined the operator's ambition to connect the rural and what it calls ultra and ultra-ultra rural areas in Africa with innovative 2G and 2G/4G solutions based on "disaggregated" network technologies developed under the auspices of the Facebook-backed {complink 14037|Telecom Infra Project ...
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PRESS RELEASE, 10/17/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- LUSAKA -- Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 per cent stake in its Zambian subsidiary, CEC Liquid Telecom, from Copperbelt Energy Corporation PLC.
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 10/16/2018
The ownership saga of Uganda Telecom Ltd. (UTL) has reached a conclusion, at least for now, with acquisitive equity firm Teleology stepping in to take a majority stake in the national operator for US$71 million.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 10/11/2018
MTN's relationship with the Nigerian authorities has deteriorated further with news that the network operator, frustrated with sometimes contradictory financial demands from the Nigerian authorities that run to US$10.1 billion, has taken the issues to court.
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Connecting Africa, 10/10/2018
The recent completion of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) that runs from Angola to Brazil is set to create a new wave of business opportunities for Angola, according to Angola Cables CEO Antonio Nunes. (See South Atlantic Cable System Is Completed.)
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PRESS RELEASE, 10/10/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- After a year-long international dialogue process, Women 20 (W20), the official engagement group of the G20 that advocates for policies towards gender equality, submitted its recommendations to increase women's participation in economies and societies. The Final Communique was delivered to Heads of State, represented by the President of ...
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Gabriella Jeakins, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 10/8/2018
Artificial intelligence is already having an impact across Africa: Nigerian doctors are experimenting with AI for medical diagnoses; Sophia, the robot who was granted Saudi Arabian citizenship last year, was partly developed in Ethiopia; and Google has recently announced that it is opening an AI research centre in Accra, Ghana.
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PRESS RELEASE, 10/8/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- The GSMA today launched a new Innovation Fund for Rural Connectivity, aimed at expanding digital inclusion through innovative new technology solutions for connecting unserved rural communities. The Fund is backed by the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) and managed by the GSMA. The Fund will provide grants up to GB ...
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Richard Frankland, VP Sales EMEA, Irdeto, 10/18/2018
The pay TV market in Sub-Saharan Africa is evolving rapidly and presents an array of opportunities for operators. While traditional pay TV remains essential, operators must also be able to create new revenue streams from different tiers of programs or services. The growth in importance of OTT is undeniable in this market and around the globe, but pay TV ...
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