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African LTE adoption will quickly be followed by soaring IoT applications is your network ready?
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10/31/2016   Post a comment
As 4G subscription levels grow across Africa, operators need to focus on obtaining optimum service visibility across an increasingly broad range of applications.
AfricaCom Speaker Spotlight - Uber's Timothy Willis
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10/28/2016   Post a comment
Timothy Willis, Uber's Central Operations Lead for Sub-Saharan Africa, talks about data insights, the unique operating challenges Africa presents and what he's most looking forward to at this year's AfricaCom event.
Finance and Commerce on the 'Mobile Continent'
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10/25/2016   Post a comment
In Africa, mobile money has largely played the role usually filled by Western traditional banking institutions and, as a result, sub-Saharan Africa now transfers more money domestically via mobile money than any other region in the world.
Smarter mobile money through big data analytics
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10/24/2016   Post a comment
The mobile service provider's access to big data offers a huge advantage over formal financial institutions, which cannot easily tap into their clients' daily lives.
The AFEST | AfricaCom News - Episode 3
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10/21/2016   Post a comment
Mission Afrique - SES Industry Days
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10/19/2016   Post a comment
At AfricaCom, world-leading satellite operator and AfricaCom 2016 gold sponsor, SES, will be holding its hugely popular, one-of-a-kind Africa Industry Day on Monday November 14.
Black Coffee, Freshlyground & Mi Casa - The AFEST
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10/19/2016   1 comment
In this episode of AfricaCom TV, the home of all things African tech and telco, we take a look at the AfricaCom's newest feature - The AFEST.
"There's going to be a digital revolution in the coming years" - Nigel Bruin, Huawei
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10/17/2016   Post a comment
Following his Industry Keynote Address at East Africa Com, Huawei Principal Consultant Nigel Bruin discusses the socioeconomic benefits of the National Broadband Network being built in the region.
An AFEST shout-out from Freshlyground
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10/12/2016   Post a comment
The power of OSS/BSS integration
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10/10/2016   Post a comment
The African digital entertainment explosion
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10/6/2016   Post a comment
Tech SMEs divide opinion at Nigeria Com
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10/5/2016   Post a comment

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