The Staff, 2/19/2018
Limpopo Connexion, on behalf of the Limpopo Provincial Government, has awarded a 585 million Rand (US$50.2 million) deal to Altron (Allied Electronics Corp.) to construct an open access broadband network infrastructure across South Africa's most northerly province.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 2/19/2018
Indian telecoms giant Bharti Airtel, saddled with about US$13.9 billion in debt, is considering an IPO of its African operations in order to better balance its books. But is this a good time and will there be an appetite for such an offering?
The Staff, 2/14/2018
Standard Bank might be the next company to launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) business in South Africa, according to a report from Tech Central.
Mariam Abdullahi, Telco Industry Lead, SAP Africa, 2/14/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI -- No industry will remain undisrupted in 2018 and the years to come. But for African telco providers, who have feasted on near-uninterrupted subscriber and revenue growth over the past two decades, the need to adapt is paramount. In a market where the average business lifespan is 12 years (compared to 25 years in the last two ...
PRESS RELEASE, 2/13/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI -- Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has launched a new all-inclusive music streaming service offering a wide variety of music to consumers, as well as an additional platform for artistes to sell their music.
PRESS RELEASE, 2/12/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- BARCELONA -- SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT services via satellite, today announced an innovative new service for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) which will enable them to deliver satellite-based connectivity without investment in physical infrastructure.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 2/12/2018
Nigerian mobile operator, which is waiting for a new owner to be approved by the country's authorities, is losing customers and market share despite overall market growth, according to the latest statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
The Staff, 2/9/2018
MTN is once again considering an IPO of its business in Nigeria, according to a Reuters report.
PRESS RELEASE, 2/8/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Goodwell Investments has raised 20 million Euro from over 30 investors for investments in inclusive economy in Sub-Saharan Africa. Goodwell invests in young, fast growing companies that offer products and services to un(der)served people to meet their increasing demand for affordable and quality basic products. The goal is to achieve ...
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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