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The Staff, 1/12/2018
Chinese technology giant Huawei is building a substantial 18-building campus in Johannesburg to house its various operations and is investing US$100 million to ensure it has all the facilities it needs for its various divisions, projects, partners and customers.
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The Staff, 12/20/2017
MTN has launched what it believes is South Africa's first commercial connected car service from a mobile operator with a solution that monitors driving behavior and statistics to enable usage-based insurance.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/15/2017
Pan-African operator Liquid Telecom has teamed up with a startup hub in Zambia called BongoHive in an effort to spur the local technology ecosystem.
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The Staff, 12/13/2017
Huawei Technologies has launched its latest OpenLab in Egypt as part of its effort to engage with partners and help to build an "ICT ecosystem" in Northern Africa "in response to industry digital transformation."
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 12/1/2017
In yet another sign that Africa's market for data center and cloud services is shifting up a gear, global ICT and networking services giant NTT Communications is bringing its Nexcenter data center service to South Africa through a partnership with local data center operator Internet Solutions.
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Connecting Africa, 11/30/2017
With more than 13,000 attendees, more than 450 exhibitors and more than 400 speakers, there was plenty to see and hear at this year's AfricaCom, which took place in Cape Town earlier this month.
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Connecting Africa, 11/28/2017
This year's AfricaCom, the 20th, was the biggest and most successful ever, with more than 13,000 attendees, more than 450 exhibitors and more than 400 speakers.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/22/2017
Liquid Telecom will soon throw open the doors of a refurbished data center in Johannesburg as it bids to become a major force in Africa's burgeoning cloud market.
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Connecting Africa, 11/22/2017
SPONSORED VIDEO: Kontron’s Luc-Yves Pagal Vinette discusses software-defined networking (SDN) in developing markets and how Kontron is facilitating a fast transformation to SDN/NFV for service providers in Africa.
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
2:00 p.m Cape Town / 1:00 p.m London / 8:00 a.m New York

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).

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