Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/15/2017
Pan-African operator Liquid Telecom has teamed up with a startup hub in Zambia called BongoHive in an effort to spur the local technology ecosystem.
The Staff, 12/13/2017
Huawei Technologies has launched its latest OpenLab in Egypt as part of its effort to engage with partners and help to build an "ICT ecosystem" in Northern Africa "in response to industry digital transformation."
Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/12/2017
Bharti Airtel has reportedly dismissed suggestions that it is set to quit the African markets of Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania but said it is open to the possibility of a profitability-boosting merger.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2017
Tunisie Telecom is one of a number of mobile operators setting up proof of concept (PoC) tests with digital currency startup Telcoin, which is aiming to bring its blockchain-based commerce platform to the masses through partnerships with communications service providers.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 12/11/2017
Kenya hit a significant mobile milestone in November when the country boasted 1 million active 4G users during a month for the first time.
The Staff, 12/11/2017
Digital money transfer platform specialist WorldRemit has raised another US$40 million in funding as it strives to sign up 5 million users in Africa and another 5 million in other developing markets around the world.
Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 12/8/2017
The collapse of the Mugabe regime and subsequent swearing-in of new president Emmerson Mnangagwa have ushered a new era of hope in Zimbabwe, after two decades of one of the most systematic exercises in economic destruction Africa has ever witnessed.
The Staff, 12/6/2017
The third and final day of the 20th staging of the world's largest Africa-focused TMT event kicked off with the keynote address by South African Parliament's CIO, Unathi Mtya. While many of the presentations and discussions at AfricaCom were often aspirational and forward-looking in tone and insight, Mtya's delivery gave practical tips on how to develop ...
Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 12/6/2017
AfricaCom TV caught up with Herman Singh, MTN's Group Chief Digital Officer, during the 20th anniversary event. Singh discussed the role of mobile as a platform for expanding the African digital economy and mapping Africa's journey through the 4th Industrial Revolution.
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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