Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 1/31/2018
Ericsson had a tough year financially in 2017 and that was reflected in its business across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
Connecting Africa, 1/16/2018
Samsung is seeking to significantly boost the revenues it derives from Africa so that, in five years' time, the continent will generate 20% of its total global sales, compared with about 10% now, according to a Reuters report that cites Sung Yoon, the head of the vendor's business in Africa.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 1/9/2018
The number of pay-TV subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa will grow by 17.4 million, or 74%, between 2017 and 2023, according to a new forecast from Digital TV Research.
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.
Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 12/5/2017
In a widely anticipated move, US regulator the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed a repeal of net neutrality rules established during the Obama administration. (See Net Neutrality, Here We Go Again.)
Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 12/4/2017
What are the hallmarks of a successful African broadcaster, how can the industry remain sustainable in the long term and what does the future hold for African media? AfricaCom TV sat down with CEO and Chairman of Channels Media Group, John Momoh.
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.
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.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/8/2017
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2017 -- Safaricom's chief innovation officer has acknowledged that his company's desire to maximize profits and its resistance to change are partly to blame for the affordability crisis in Africa's mobile data market.
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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