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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 3/19/2020
Since May last year consumers in Africa have felt unsure about whether they would be able to use Google services, or the Android operating system, on their Huawei smartphones in the long term. This was because of US trade restrictions that stopped Google from supplying software and apps to Huawei, which in turn left many consumers confused about the ...
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The Staff, 3/16/2020
MTN's music streaming service, MusicTime, now has over 500,000 downloads, after expanding into five more African countries.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 1/24/2020
Samsung is ready to bring 5G handsets and other 5G devices to South Africa as soon as the next-generation technology launches in the country.
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The Staff, 1/21/2020
MTN Uganda and Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturer ZTE have jointly trialed East Africa's first 5G network.
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Connecting Africa, 1/6/2020
Africa's pay-TV market is set to grow significantly during the next six years, ramping up from 30.7 million currently to more than 47 million by the end of 2025, according to a forecast from Digital TV Research.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 12/27/2019
Financial services, manufacturing and logistics are going to be the next industries to be hit by disruptive technologies. This is the view of Herman Singh, founder and CEO of Future Advisory, a global professional advisory business and investment firm.
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Connecting Africa, 10/11/2019
Over 15,000 attendees from across Africa and global markets are expected to attend AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa from November 12-14, 2019.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 8/20/2019
MTN remains the leader in terms of 4G availability in South Africa. This is according to the latest South Africa Mobile Network Experience Report from Opensignal.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 8/5/2019
In a country where mobile data is king, selling fixed line broadband is always going to be a challenge. That's why Kenya's Safaricom decided that, if it was going to try, it would at least offer a fiber-based broadband service that would enable its customers to do things at home that they couldn't do while out and about on their mobile devices.
AfricaCom Perspectives, 2/25/2020
The largest population growth globally is happening in Africa and innovation in agriculture is, without a doubt, an important tool to tackle food security for the rapidly growing population.
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The largest population growth globally is happening in Africa and innovation in agriculture is, without a doubt, an important tool to tackle food security for the rapidly growing population.
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