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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/13/2020
Africa & Middle East continues to be a growth region for the Orange Group, which on Thursday released its full-year results for the year ended December 31, 2019.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/13/2020
The GSM Association (GSMA) has pulled the plug on this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, amid rising concerns related to the coronavirus outbreak and following the withdrawal of dozens of major companies from the event.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/12/2020
MTN expects headline earnings per share (HEPS) for 2019 to be as much as 50% higher than the previous year.
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The Staff, 2/5/2020
The World Bank is lobbying to get more investment for Africa's telecoms industry through the next phase of its African Regulatory Watch Initiative (RWI).
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The Staff, 1/30/2020
Repairs have begun to fix a dual cable failure that has left South Africa and other parts of the continent with slow Internet services during the past two weeks. However, both cables are likely to only be fully repaired in mid-February.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 1/29/2020
After a successful 2019 when it comes to 5G deals, Ericsson is predicting more 5G growth for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region in 2020.
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The Staff, 1/21/2020
MTN Uganda and Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturer ZTE have jointly trialed East Africa's first 5G network.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 1/20/2020
Angola Cables is leveraging its existing subsea cable assets and state-of-the-art optical technology from telecoms vendor Nokia to test a high-speed, direct data link between Africa and the US.
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The Staff, 1/20/2020
Former advertising exec Alistair Mokoena is taking over as country director for Google South Africa.
AfricaCom Perspectives, 2/12/2020
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 of us now use the Internet to manage our finances and travel arrangements.
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