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.
Amy Turner, 11/2/2017
With the 20th anniversary just days from kicking off in Cape Town, AfricaCom has been speaking with some of the key figures shaping the African telecommunications, technology and media sectors.
The Staff, 11/1/2017
The shortlists for this year's AfricaCom Awards have been published and, across the 12 categories, they display the full range of innovation underway across the entire communications sector in Africa.
Chris Read, 10/29/2017
For many years, there has been plenty of talk and little action in African Public Broadcasting. As one would expect, the challenges facing public service broadcasters (PSBs) in Africa therefore aren't new. Lack of committed funding for DTT, low uptake of set-top boxes, and a lack of adequate content are well known as some of the factors stalling their ...
The Developer Economy & How to Increase Customer Retention: Nigeria Com Interview With MTN Nigeria's Adedamola Ibironke
Rachael McKie, Connecting Africa Writer, 9/18/2017
Ahead of Nigeria Com 2017, Connecting Africa has been profiling some of the most influential figures in Nigeria's technology and telecoms sectors. With the countdown to the 9th annual event underway, Connecting Africa caught up with Adedamola Ibironke, solution development manager at MTN Nigeria, to discuss the emerging trend of content co-creation ...
Connecting Africa, 9/14/2017
THE PLACE TO SHAPE AFRICA'S DIGITAL FUTURE. Anyone who's anyone in African telecoms and technology will be at AfricaCom 2017, 7-9 November, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa. You should be too. Three days of thought-provoking content and amazing tech. It's the place to get deals done.
Rachael McKie, Connecting Africa Writer, 8/25/2017
Ahead of Nigeria Com 2017, Connecting Africa has been profiling some of the most influential figures in Nigeria's technology and telecoms sectors. With the countdown to the 9th annual event underway, Connecting Africa caught up with Somze Agama, Managing Consultant at iDeensker, to discuss emerging digital applications and both the challenges and ...
Connecting Africa, 8/9/2017
Angola Cables has begun the construction of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) subsea network that will connect Africa directly with Brazil and has held a launch event in Sangano, home to the first landing site, to celebrate.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 8/8/2017
iflix, the subscription video-on-demand (SVoD) service provider focused on emerging markets, has raised a further US$133 million in funding as it ramps up its activities in Africa.
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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