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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.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 7/22/2019
Satellite technology, the rise of fintech, mobile data prices and how to get better inclusion for women in tech were among the big trends discussed at the 16th annual West Africa Com event, which took place on July 10 and 11, 2019, in Dakar, Senegal.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 7/18/2019
Former Vodafone Ghana CEO Yolanda Cuba is joining MTN as group chief digital and fintech officer.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 7/11/2019
South African Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has made big promises when it comes to deadlines for assigning high demand spectrum and South Africa's extremely delayed digital migration process.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 7/10/2019
Music streaming service Spotify has launched a 'Lite' version for emerging markets around the world, which is now available in South Africa, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.
AfricaCom Perspectives, 12/24/2019
Just like the Internet itself many years ago, the Internet of Things (IoT) was initially viewed as nothing more than a fad that would have little impact on our daily lives. We know now that this is not true, with some studies revealing that more than 80% of senior executives across industries believe IoT is critical to some or all lines of their business.
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Just like the Internet itself many years ago, the Internet of Things (IoT) was initially viewed as nothing more than a fad that would have little impact on our daily lives. We know now ...
The possibilities that the Internet of Things (IoT) and its millions of connected devices create are infinite and can bring many benefits to consumers and society as a whole. However, they ...
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Given the size of the contribution the mobile industry makes to the sub-Saharan African economy, it could be argued that the region's businesses and enterprises have more at stake in the ...
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