Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 7/20/2018
Digital Africa is watching the clock -- the countdown to several key developments set to recalibrate both the African tech and telecoms sectors has begun. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is now taking hold on the continent, and those within the ecosystem are placing bets as to the timescale for a 5G launch on South African soil and where the first fully ...
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/16/2018
Liquid Telecom and Telecom Egypt have struck an agreement that will enable the completion of a 60,000-km terrestrial data network, known as "The One Africa," that runs from Cairo to Cape Town.
Chris Read, 7/13/2018
Representatives of the US media, tech and investment sectors have been meeting in Silicon Valley with Nigerian government ministers and a delegation of private industry executives about potential business and investment opportunities in the country.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/9/2018
Vodacom is the latest African mobile operator to show how 5G could enable new communications applications by testing virtual reality (VR) services over 5G connections during the Vodacom Durban July horse race held at the Greyville track on Saturday.
Connecting Africa, 6/29/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Opera News reached 10 million downloads in Africa in just six months since its launch in January 2018. The news app experienced a spike in downloads after its recent update included a football World Cup channel and other football-related features.
Chris Read, 6/25/2018
Streaming video-on-demand (SVOD) services are set to boom in the next six years across Africa, with subscriber numbers set to ramp six-fold, according to new forecasts from Digital TV Research.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/15/2018
Amazon has added to Africa's digital infrastructure with the expansion of its global CloudFront content delivery network (CDN) into South Africa.
Connecting Africa, 4/27/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Orange and Vivendi have joined forces to meet the expectations of the fast-growing African continent, keen to consume cultural goods and rediscovering, after three decades in which cinemas had all but disappeared, the unique experience of the big screen in the best technical conditions and absolute comfort.
According to Ovum's OTT Video Subscription Service Provider Forecast: Middle East and Africa, 2011-22, there will be 12.94 million premium online video subscribers at the end of 2018. Africa will be underdeveloped at 1.31 million subscribers, but the Middle East presents strong uptake of subscription-based video on-demand (SVoD) and subscription-based ...
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