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Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/9/2017
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2017 -- Network operators will relinquish their consumer-facing role in the next five years, becoming wholesale players that help other digital companies to address end-user needs, according to a senior executive from Vodacom.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/9/2017
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2017 -- Threatening mass unemployment, the automation of tasks once performed by humans is an unsettling development in any part of the world. But in Africa, which faces an acute skills shortage, it is an even bigger worry.
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Connecting Africa, 11/8/2017
CONNECTING AFRICA PRESS RELEASE -- CAPE TOWN -- The 10th AfricaCom Awards held at The Lookout, overlooking the waters of Granger Bay, Cape Town, proved to be a stellar occasion for not only the entrants to this year's awards, but for AfricaCom itself, celebrating its 20th anniversary.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/8/2017
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2017 -- African fiber operator Liquid Telecom will start offering customers higher-quality connectivity to Microsoft's cloud services after finalizing an agreement with the software giant this week.
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The Staff, 11/1/2017
The shortlists for this year's AfricaCom Awards have been published and, across the 12 categories, they display the full range of innovation underway across the entire communications sector in Africa.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 10/17/2017
In yet another sign that Africa's data center and cloud sector is set to boom, international IP network operator Hurricane Electric has set up its third African point of presence (PoP), this time in Kenya, and plans further expansion across the continent in 2018.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 10/12/2017
With a view to missing out a few generations of legacy network management software implementations, a major South African telecoms network operator is eyeing up the potential of deploying cutting edge software to manage its infrastructure, according to IBM.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 10/2/2017
In yet another sign that the cloud services market in Africa is attracting major global service providers, international network operator Level 3 has extended its cloud-based Adaptive Network Security into Africa.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 9/25/2017
Mauritius Telecom has signed up to be the 'anchor tenant' on the IOX (Indian Ocean Exchange) Cable System that will link Mauritius, La Reunion and Rodrigues Island to South Africa and India once it is up and running.
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Founder5300
Posted by Founder5300 |  In reply to: Digital Africa, the Impact of Mobile, and Regulatory Issues: An AfricaCom Panel Debate
Great content, thank you! What was the result of the debate?  Did all the stakeholders define any plans to take their suggestions forward?

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stevesong
Posted by stevesong |  In reply to: What Mobile Technology Suits Africa Right Now?
Thanks Christian.

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