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PRESS RELEASE, 8/17/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- ACCRA, Ghana -- AirtelTigo has announced the appointment of new executives to the management team.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 8/16/2018
At least 43 of Africa's 55 countries (78%) are expected to have commercial 4G services on offer by the end of this year, according to a new report from GlobalData.
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PRESS RELEASE, 8/15/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Gilat Telecom (formerly known as Gilat Satcom) today announced that it has been chosen by Nexttel to provide 4G broadband services in Cameroon.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2018
Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has launched the Netpreneur Prize, which will allocate a total of US$10 million to 100 African entrepreneurs during the course of the next ten years.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2018
We've said it before and we'll no doubt say it again - South Africa's communications market is in a regulatory straightjacket and the government needs to crack on and untie it.
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PRESS RELEASE, 8/13/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- CAIRO, Egypt -- The Venture lab at The American University in Cairo (AUC Venture Lab) (http://Schools.AUCEgypt.edu/business/aucvlab/), the leading university-based startup accelerator in Africa and the MENA region, and Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (www.Temenos.com), the banking software company, have announced their intention to collaborate and ...
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PRESS RELEASE, 8/9/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- The President of the African Development Bank Group (www.afdb.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production. Adesina said the technology transfer was needed immediately and that evidence from countries like Nigeria demonstrated ...
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Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 8/8/2018
As AI and IoT platforms are deployed around the world, the opportunities enabled by these technologies in an African context have started to become apparent. But how will artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and broader enterprise digital transformation developments help to bridge the continent's skills gap, accelerate its fintech revolution ...
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 8/8/2018
No wonder MTN is considering the make-up of its portfolio that spans 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East. The network operator's financial results for the first half of 2018 outline how challenging it can be to run a business that covers so many emerging, war-torn (Syria) and politically volatile (Iran) markets.
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