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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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South Africa's telecoms regulator is releasing emergency spectrum to meet the spike in broadband services demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gist Mobile has launched a new mobile calling and messaging app for the African diaspora.
Cell C is offering its customers a quarter of 1MB of free data per day, and some free SMSs.
Discovery and Vodacom have together launched an online healthcare platform to help South Africans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Peter Ndegwa officially took over as Safaricom CEO on April 1, 2020.
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
- Mauritania's CSS and Forsway Scandinavia to boost West African broadband connectivity
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
- Vodacom and Safaricom officially acquire the M-Pesa brand
Monday, April 6, 2020
- Telkom launches COVID-19 track and trace solution
Friday, April 3, 2020
- New dates for Connecting Africa event series
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
- Competition Tribunal confirms Vodacom, CompCom data settlement as an order
Thursday, March 26, 2020
- Jack Ma and Alibaba Foundations donate COVID-19 medical equipment to African Union
Monday, March 23, 2020
- Google to train 20,000 African women in 2020
Thursday, March 12, 2020
September 14-15, 2020, Radisson Blu, Nairobi, Kenya
September 30 - October 1, 2020, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar Sea Plaza, Senegal
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 ...
The largest population growth globally is happening in Africa and innovation in agriculture is, without a doubt, an important tool to tackle food security for the rapidly growing population.
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 ...
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