Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/22/2017
Liquid Telecom will soon throw open the doors of a refurbished data center in Johannesburg as it bids to become a major force in Africa's burgeoning cloud market.
Connecting Africa, 11/22/2017
SPONSORED VIDEO: Kontron’s Luc-Yves Pagal Vinette discusses software-defined networking (SDN) in developing markets and how Kontron is facilitating a fast transformation to SDN/NFV for service providers in Africa.
Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 11/22/2017
On the second day at this year's AfricaCom, the conversation continued to explore ways for digital connectivity to be the engine for development and social empowerment -- connecting the next billion. Several keynotes and panel discussions tackled the issue of how this can be achieved, with the consensus that although Africa currently lags other markets, ...
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 11/21/2017
Safaricom has further expanded its digital commerce domain with the launch of Masoko, and e-commerce portal that aims to provide multiple merchants with an online channel to mobile phone and computer device users in Kenya.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 11/20/2017
Ten companies have been pre-qualified to submit bids for Nigeria's number four mobile operator 9Mobile, according to local media reports.
The Staff, 11/17/2017
Fintech innovation in Africa is set to pick up pace in 2018 and be a key trend across the continent as Africa's economy rebounds after a tough year, according to a new report from Ecobank Group Research.
The Staff, 11/15/2017
With 4G still in its infancy across Africa, and 2G still a vital mobile technology in many markets, MTN is preparing for the future by planning a trial of 5G technology in South Africa with Swedish vendor Ericsson.
The Staff, 11/15/2017
Digital inclusion was, as anyone would expect, a key theme once again at this year's AfricaCom event and one that was highlighted by Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, South Africa's Telecommunications and Postal Services Deputy Minister, during a 'Visions for Africa' keynote address at the event.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 11/14/2017
Vodafone is coming under fire for the way it has built its mobile operator portfolio in Africa, and has been accused of lining the pockets of the continent's elite with the structure of some of its financial dealings.
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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