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Connecting Africa is the premier online community dedicated to tackling the immense scope of the African digital landscape. Connecting Africa offers a comprehensive, informed and nuanced understanding of the region's communications networking and ICT sector and the commercial opportunities such insight can afford. Connecting Africa's readers include decision makers from across the entire communications technology ecosystem who are either based in Africa, conducting business with African enterprises or seeking to learn more about one of the communications industry's growth hotspots.
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The Lesotho Communications Authority is not happy with Vodacom and has fined it $549,000 – and is threatening to revoke its license.
GlobalX Investments CEO, Sylvia Mukasa, talks to Connecting Africa about the skills gap in east Africa and what can be done to help women in the region succeed in the tech industry.
Telecoms giant Etisalat is set to trial open RAN solutions across its markets in Africa using technology from Parallel Wireless.
Orange CEO Stéphane Richard says that once again in 2019, the Africa & Middle East region was a main growth driver for the Group.
The GSMA has pulled the plug on this year's Mobile World Congress due to the impact of reactions to the coronavirus outbreak.
At the recent AfricaCom event in Cape Town we spoke to Chafic Traboulsi, head of networks for Ericsson, Middle East and Africa, about the ...
Avanti Country Manager and Sales Director for Southern Africa, Brenden Pronk, discusses the latest development at Avanti and calls for the ...
Parallel Wireless's Christoph Fitih shared how the company's 2G/3G/4G/5G software-enabled Open Network solution is helping telcos in Africa deploy ...
This new video will inspire companies to reimagine their business for success in a world where connectivity is more than a commodity.
SPONSORED VIDEO: Kontron's Luc-Yves Pagal Vinette discusses software-defined networking (SDN) in developing markets and how Kontron is ...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
9:00 a.m. London / 11:00 a.m. Johannesburg
With the trend to extreme cellular capacities, new generations of advanced antennas have evolved, adding new possibilities and claiming crucial roles in building efficient 5G networks.
This webinar looks at the key network infrastructure decisions that mobile operators will need to make as they place their 5G plans, with a particular focus on the latest antenna technology and the benefits of beamforming.
It looks at:
- How spectrum, land topography and traffic affect your 5G RAN designs.
- The rise of beamforming antennas: why, which, when and where?
- Under the hood: building a Massive MIMO beamforming antenna.
- Innovative CommScope 5G beamformers designs.
More Industry Announcements
- South Africa's international connectivity fully restored
Thursday, February 20, 2020
- Cisco Appoints Reem Asaad to Lead Middle East & Africa Region
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
- Liquid Telecom to Launch First 5G Wholesale Roaming Network Service in SA
Monday, January 20, 2020
- Angola Cables Trials Nokia's PSE-3
Monday, January 20, 2020
- Facebook Appoints Regional Director for Middle East, Africa & Turkey
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
- MTN Nigeria Dodges $2B Tax Demand
Monday, January 13, 2020
- Angola Cables, CTM Seek Ways to Connect the World
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
May 12-13, 2020, Radisson Blu, Nairobi, Kenya
July 8-9, 2020, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar Sea Plaza, Senegal
September 9-10, 2020, Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lagos
November 10-12, 2020, CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa
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November 10-12, 2020, CTICC2, Cape Town, South Africa
Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert and Telecoms.com Deputy Editor Jamie Davies provide insights into the final day of AfricaCom 2019 and a ...
Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert chats about key topics from day two at AfricaCom 2019, including 4G vs. 5G, Liquid Telecom's new fiber link ...
Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert and Telecoms.com Deputy Editor Jamie Davies provide their insights into topics such as spectrum ...
Connecting Africa editor Paula Gilbert discusses the key trends in Africa's ICT sector, including the fourth industrial revolution and digital ...
AfricaCom TV caught up with Herman Singh, MTN's Group Chief Digital Officer, during the 20th anniversary event. Singh discussed the role of mobile ...
Gender-responsive policy is critical for Africa and involves the integration of gender in ICT-related strategies, policies, plans and budgets, with clear gender-equality targets. So says ...
The way in which banking and travel have embraced technology has created a "digital first" approach for people across the world. Whether it is booking flights or transferring money, many ...
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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The shortlist has been announced of five innovative companies which are in the running for the AfricaCom's AHUB Pitch & Win 2019 competition, in partnership with GSMA.