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Anne Morris, Contributing Editor, Special to Connecting Africa, 7/25/2017
The smartphone market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) remained somewhat sluggish in the second quarter of 2017, but a recent report from research firm GfK predicted that the market would grow in 2017 primarily due to demand from African countries.
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The Staff, 7/17/2017
AfricaCom, the continent's largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms conference and exhibition, is adding a Technology Arena to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the event, which this year takes place in Cape Town on November 7-9.
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Adrian Pennington, 7/7/2017
It's a slow and complicated process, but a sub-Saharan Africa public service broadcast (PSB) network is taking root, according to the visionary behind it.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 6/6/2017
The West African telecommunications sector is experiencing renewed enthusiasm from both regulators and operators alike around forging partnerships and harmonising the regions disparate telecommunications regulations. These efforts from both sides seek to spearhead more widespread connectivity rollouts across West Africa. Honing in on these key issues ...
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 5/24/2017
The great and the good of the ICT, communications and digital entertainment sector converged on Nairobi recently to network at the annual East Africa Com event.
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Vince Matinde - Media Partner, East Africa Com , 5/19/2017
The dramatic growth in the number of new digital TV stations in Kenya -- more than 65 since analog signals were turned off in 2015 -- and the emergence of OTT services may lead to consolidation in the country's digital TV sector, according to an industry expert speaking at this week's East Africa Com ICT and telecommunications event in Nairobi.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 5/9/2017
There's a little over a week to go until East Africa Com 2017 kicks off in the Silicon Savannah, with more than 600 attendees expected to descend upon Nairobi for the 14th annual event. Joining them will be over 50 expert speakers and 20 solutions-focused exhibitors from the telecommunications, media and technology sectors, making East Africa Com the ...
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The Staff, 5/3/2017
M-KOPA, the solar energy specialist that enables off-grid homes to source power on a pay-as-you-go basis, now has 500,000 users across Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, it has announced.
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Chris Read, Contributing Editor, 4/28/2017
It has been more than three years since the Communications Authority of Kenya ordered the switch off of analogue television in the country, following a number of court battles and failed protestations from local channels and traditional media, which feared an information vacuum and plummeting advertising revenues.
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