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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 4/7/2017
What does the future hold for TV services in Africa?
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/28/2017
Johannesburg is one of the cities in line to host an OpenLab, a collaborative research and development (R&D) center funded and built by Huawei Technologies that is designed to foster partnerships and cooperation amongst communications technology developers.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 2/15/2017
"Telcos don't deal well with unpredictability -- the telco mindset is highly structured and process driven."
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 1/19/2017
Connecting Africa has been actively tracking the digital entertainment explosion in Africa, heralded by the skyrocketing popularity of the smartphone -- admittedly amongst the more suburban, affluent classes.
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Hendrik Haandrikman, Divitel, 1/19/2017
A few weeks ago I posted a thought-piece on LinkedIn and Knect365 about the mobile future of video. Now I'd like to explore some reasons why Africa might be of particular interest for that mobile video future.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 12/7/2016
It's a given that the communications market in Africa is going to grow during the coming years, but by how much? And is it all about mobile?
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Caroline Wambui, a Connecting Africa contributor at @First Communications, 11/30/2016
Scenario 1: You are watching the Champions League and suddenly, your TV screen goes blank. You try to switch it on and off but still nothing and several attempts to restart your set-top box (STB) also prove futile. You then contact your service provider to complain, only to be told that the blackout has hit all of their subscribers and they are "working ...
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 11/22/2016
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2016 -- AfricaCom 2016 has drawn to a close but it has proven to be the biggest one yet. Breaking records in attendance and engagement, the leading event in African tech and telco brought all the key influencers in the ecosystem together for debate, discussion and collaboration.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 11/18/2016
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2016 -- We thought day 1's agenda of sessions, panels and presentations couldn't be bettered but day 2 was filled with even more content spanning 12 unique tracks covering everything from IoT and African Smart Cities to Big Data and LTE on the continent.
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