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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.
South Africa's mobile data challenger Rain is preparing to launch its 4G services with a focus on making things simple for customers, notes the operator's CIO.
MTN expects Nigeria and South Africa to be the engines of growth for the next few years as it reports favorable full year financials.
Operator is investing in a major upgrade of its radio access network infrastructure in seven countries using technology from Nokia.
Tower infrastructure company plans to list 25% of its shares on the London and Johannesburg exchanges in a move that should value the company at more than $2 billion.
Operator will collaborate with ZTE on 5G architectures for its networks in Africa and the Middle East.
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