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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 3/24/2017
How should Africa's mobile operators be responding to the growing demand for data services? That's one of the key topics to be discussed at the upcoming East Africa Com, taking place in Nairobi May 17-18, 2017.
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Connecting Africa Staff, 3/22/2017
African tech startups raised funding in excess of US$129 million in 2016, with the number of startups securing funding up by 16.8% year-on-year, according to data from the recently released African Tech Startups Funding Report 2016.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 3/21/2017
Addressing the digital divide is high on the agenda of every African nation, and Kenya, home to the upcoming East Africa Com event, is no exception.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/17/2017
With operations in 19 markets, Orange is undoubtedly one of the dominant service provider names in Africa, and has just added Burkina Faso to the list of countries where the Orange brand is now being deployed. (See this Orange press release.)
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 3/16/2017
The state of Africa's health service has been a central focus for governments, NGOs and charities alike for decades.
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Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 3/15/2017
The growth of the African international capacity market during the past five years has been remarkable, carried by strong broadband growth and the rollout of new submarine fiber cables on the African Eastern and Western coastlines. Research for our new report, The Future of African Bandwidth Markets, shows that African international capacity supply has ...
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 3/14/2017
"As big as our problems are, so too is our capacity to solve them." This was the major consensus among the most prominent members of both the private and public sphere who are currently providing the steer in Sub-Saharan connectivity and energy development.
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The staff, 3/13/2017
In an effort to capitalize on growing demand for data traffic transport, IP backbone network operator Hurricane Electric is expanding its reach in Africa and the Middle East.
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Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 3/10/2017
Pan-African group MTN released a tough set of results on March 2, a culmination of what Chairman Phuthuma Nhleko called the company's "most challenging year in [its] 22 year-history." Reported revenues for the full year 2016 were 147.92 billion Rand (US$11.13 billion), flat compared with 2015, while reported EBITDA declined by 31% to R40.75 billion ...
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