African Data Centers & the Power Supply Challenge
Guy Zibi 7/19/2017 Post a comment
Power supply challenges are such that a reliable, uninterrupted power supply is a critical selling point in the African data center market, but there have been marked improvements across the board in recent times, notes Guy Zibi of Xalam Analytics.
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.
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.
The prospect of a merger between Kenya's second- and third-largest mobile operators appears to have been revived.
Liquid Telecom has appointed industry veteran Mohamed Abdel Bassit, most recently at Orange, to lead its expansion into some of the fastest growing markets on the continent.
Reports suggest that Teleology, the new owner, has decided to withdraw, but the situation is far from clear.
Microsoft needs more time and investment before it can open its planned data centers in South Africa, reports ITWeb.
Value of OTT video content will grow almost five-fold during next six years, according to Digital TV Research.
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