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Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/23/2017
A new open source basestation has emerged from Facebook's Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and could help to lower the cost of building wireless networks in smaller African communities that are still off the cellular map.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/23/2017
Africa may be on the road to increasing mobile penetration but that doesn't mean the journey will be smooth: Recent figures from research firm IDC show that shipments of mobile phones to Africa dipped sharply during the first three months of 2017 compared with the previous quarter.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 6/21/2017
With less than a month until West Africa Com opens its doors in Dakar, we're reaching out to some of the event's most prominent speakers and partners to gain their insights and opinions.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/20/2017
NICE, France -- NGON 2017 -- The market for cloud services has started to pick up in Nigeria and will help to drive the digital transformation in a country that is home to 186 million people and more than 20 million small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/19/2017
International communications services giant Orange has created a dedicated euro 50 million (US$56 million) fund for startups focused on dealing with "Africa's fundamental challenges."
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The Staff, 6/15/2017
The Vodafone Foundation, the mobile services giant's charitable arm, has announced plans to expand its ongoing education programmes in sub-Saharan Africa in order to provide free primary and secondary education to five million children in Africa.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/14/2017
Africa is nearing the 1 billion mark for total mobile connections, according to statistics from the latest Ericsson Mobility report.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2017
Mobile connectivity is a critical communications component to the development of digital Africa, but which companies are providing cellular services in Africa's 50+ markets and which are the market leaders?
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/12/2017
Tigo Rwanda has taken a bold step in its IT transformation program by switching to a hosted platform from Ericsson for its BSS (business support system) functions.
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Jose P
Posted by Jose P |  In reply to: Intelsat, Eutelsat Boost Their Satellite Credentials Across Africa
It is a good way to extend their services to areas where terrestrial technology can not provide them Jose

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Posted by allmehandidesigns |  In reply to: Tigo Tanzania Invests in Customer Care for Competitive Edge
i hope it will provide some returns of investing huge amount of budget in customer care. by mehendi

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