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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 9/18/2018
Half a year after the management announced it was planning an IPO of its African operations, major Indian telco Bharti Airtel appears to have taken concrete steps towards a London Stock Exchange listing of the business.
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Connecting Africa, 9/17/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- LAGOS, Nigeria -- French Telecoms company, Orange (www.Orange.com) and leading West African Connectivity and Data Centre services provider, MainOne (www.MainOne.net) have struck a partnership that will see the French telecoms giant co-invest in two new cable landing stations in Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire while the ...
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 9/17/2018
WiMax may have failed in playing a major role in the 4G world, but that doesn't mean it's without its uses. For example, it's being used to provide Internet connectivity using the spectrum left unused by TV transmission -- so-called TV white spaces (TVWS).
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Connecting Africa, 9/17/2018
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Global currency wallet and exchange Abra has just added super-private cryptocurrency Monero to its platform in a move it says is aimed directly at helping emerging economies - including Africa - drive a revolution in global financial inclusion.
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The Staff, 9/13/2018
With just a few weeks to go until the annual Nigeria Com 2018 event opens its doors, Connecting Africa is speaking to some of the key figures shaping Nigeria's telecoms and technology sectors.
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The Staff, 9/12/2018
With just a few weeks to go until the annual Nigeria Com 2018 event opens its doors, Connecting Africa is speaking to some of the key figures shaping Nigeria's telecoms and technology sectors.
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 9/11/2018
Huawei Marine Networks, the submarine network construction arm of the giant Chinese telecoms vendor Huawei Technologies, has announced that it has completed the installation project for subsea network consortium South Atlantic Inter Link (SAIL).
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 9/11/2018
A pilot 5G network operated by South African enterprise communications service provider Comsol using Samsung network infrastructure has been switched on in the Soweto township to provide 5G-based fixed wireless access.
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 9/10/2018
Fintech startups are lighting up Sub-Saharan Africa these days. While OlyCash's ecosystem is helping "unbanked" Ugandan consumers pay cash for remote purchase, South Africa's Yoco is going a different route by enabling retailers that don't have card-reading terminals to accept card payments.
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