Mobile operators beware: Africa's governments have found a new way to raise more cash from the wireless services sector, this time in the form of fines and other financial penalties such as higher taxes.
As Zibi notes in the report, "the pernicious cycle of telecoms fining is not sustainable over the long term." So what's the full story and why is this happening? And is there an alternative? Check out the full report, available for free to all registered users of the Connecting Africa community. You can register here.
— Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading for Connecting Africa.
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).