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The Staff, 4/19/2017
Technology SMEs (small- and medium-sized enterprises) have been thriving in East Africa in recent years, with ecosystems such as the Silicon Savannah forecast to be worth more than $1 billion in the next three years.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/28/2017
Johannesburg is one of the cities in line to host an OpenLab, a collaborative research and development (R&D) center funded and built by Huawei Technologies that is designed to foster partnerships and cooperation amongst communications technology developers.
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Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 3/15/2017
The growth of the African international capacity market during the past five years has been remarkable, carried by strong broadband growth and the rollout of new submarine fiber cables on the African Eastern and Western coastlines. Research for our new report, The Future of African Bandwidth Markets, shows that African international capacity supply has ...
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The staff, 3/13/2017
In an effort to capitalize on growing demand for data traffic transport, IP backbone network operator Hurricane Electric is expanding its reach in Africa and the Middle East.
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/15/2017
A state-led shutdown of Internet access in specific parts of Cameroon is now entering its fifth week.
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/13/2017
IBM has announced it will be investing $70 million to help advance digital, cloud and IT training in Africa.
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/10/2017
Two of Africa's leading operators have revealed their attitudes towards embracing technologically driven transformation, including the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI).
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/8/2017
A new report from Connecting Africa has shone a spotlight on six of the region's brightest startup organizations.
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/7/2017
Following yet another record-busting quarter, in which it again swelled its profits, Facebook has turned its attention to boosting Internet safety in Africa. (See Facebook Targets the TV for Future Growth.)
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