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Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/22/2017
Liquid Telecom will soon throw open the doors of a refurbished data center in Johannesburg as it bids to become a major force in Africa's burgeoning cloud market.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 11/21/2017
Safaricom has further expanded its digital commerce domain with the launch of Masoko, and e-commerce portal that aims to provide multiple merchants with an online channel to mobile phone and computer device users in Kenya.
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The Staff, 11/3/2017
With e-Health rapidly proving its potential to improve workplace efficiencies, increase patient safety, better co-ordinate care, facilitate payments and engage patients, this year's AfricaCom event is turning the spotlight on the rise of digital health and attendant technologies with a brand new dedicated conference track.
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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.
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Connecting Africa, 10/25/2017
A top class panel of industry specialists gathered at the 20th anniversary launch of AfricaCom in July to discuss the impact of mobile connectivity and digital services on the the personal and business lives of Africans.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 10/17/2017
In yet another sign that Africa's data center and cloud sector is set to boom, international IP network operator Hurricane Electric has set up its third African point of presence (PoP), this time in Kenya, and plans further expansion across the continent in 2018.
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Connecting Africa, 10/16/2017
Big data analysis is now being used in Africa to better plan network investments, improve network performance and customer services, reduce fraud and even help operators and global brands work effectively with startup businesses.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 10/12/2017
With a view to missing out a few generations of legacy network management software implementations, a major South African telecoms network operator is eyeing up the potential of deploying cutting edge software to manage its infrastructure, according to IBM.
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Connecting Africa, 10/11/2017
Recognising the role the Internet of Things (IoT) will play in redefining our world, especially across Africa (with anything from 12 billion to 30 billion connected devices expected by 2020), AfricaCom 2017 (7-9 November in Cape Town) has added a specific conference track focusing on Africa's IoT capacity and potential.
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Founder5300
Posted by Founder5300 |  In reply to: Digital Africa, the Impact of Mobile, and Regulatory Issues: An AfricaCom Panel Debate
Great content, thank you! What was the result of the debate?  Did all the stakeholders define any plans to take their suggestions forward?

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stevesong
Posted by stevesong |  In reply to: What Mobile Technology Suits Africa Right Now?
Thanks Christian.

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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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