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Welcome to Connecting Africa
Ray Le Maistre 11/9/2016 4 comments
Africa's digital communications, services and entertainment market deserves an A-grade online community, and now it's got one.
What Mobile Technology Suits Africa Right Now?
Bradley Shaw 8/16/2017 4 comments
More mobile network coverage is needed across Africa, but some mobile network technologies are more suitable than others if the unconnected are to be reached quickly and efficiently, argues Bradley Shaw.
Africa Racing Towards Gigabit Connectivity
Guy Zibi 11/21/2016 2 comments
Current FTTH broadband penetration may be limited in Africa, but there are signs of an ultra-broadband revolution made even more notable by the unique nature of some of its characteristics, notes Guy Zibi, principal at Xalam Analytics.
Blue Label to Buy 3G Mobile for 1.9B Rand
Ray Le Maistre 6/29/2017 2 comments
South African m-commerce and pre-paid voice specialist is buying mobile device distributor 3G Mobile as a bolt on to its existing business and that of its impending mobile operator business, Cell C.
Hurricane Electric PoPs Into Nairobi
Ray Le Maistre 10/17/2017 1 comment
International IP network operator opens its third African point of presence (PoP), setting up in Nairobi's East Africa Data Centre, and plans further expansion across the continent.
Making MTN Great Again
Guy Zibi 3/10/2017 1 comment
The new team running MTN has some tough decisions to take but there are a number of key steps that can help get the pan-African operator back on track, notes Xalam Analytics Principal Guy Zibi.
Regulatory process means identity of Nigerian operator's new owner will not be announced imminently.
Kenyan operators fined for poor quality of service while tax rates have been hiked for mobile operators in Chad.
Guy Zibi from Xalam Analytics takes stock of South Africa's proposed 4G wholesale experiment and how it could impact multiple markets.
The number of pay-TV subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa will grow by 74% between 2017 and 2023, according to a new forecast from Digital TV Research.
South African operator has been conducting 5G trials with partner Ericsson but knows it will need more spectrum to make 5G a reality.
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).
AfricaCom TV caught up with Herman Singh, MTN's Group Chief Digital Officer, during the 20th anniversary event. Singh discussed the role of mobile ...
What are the hallmarks of a successful African broadcaster, how can the industry remain sustainable in the long term and what does the future hold ...
SPONSORED VIDEO: Kontron's Luc-Yves Pagal Vinette discusses software-defined networking (SDN) in developing markets and how Kontron is ...
A top class panel of industry specialists gathered at the 20th anniversary launch of AfricaCom in July to discuss the impact of mobile ...
THE PLACE TO SHAPE AFRICA'S DIGITAL FUTURE. Anyone who's anyone in African telecoms and technology will be at AfricaCom 2017, 7-9 November, at the ...