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Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 7/19/2017
A data center, the global colocation data center operator Equinix once noted, is a "power plant with fiber." This statement encapsulates the significant challenge that the need for steady source of power poses to African data center operators.
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The Staff, 7/17/2017
AfricaCom, the continent's largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms conference and exhibition, is adding a Technology Arena to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the event, which this year takes place in Cape Town on November 7-9.
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The Staff, 7/12/2017
Total IT spending in South Africa is set to reach 266 billion Rand (US$19.75 billion) this year, a year-on-year increase of 2.4%, according to forecasts by research firm Gartner.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/3/2017
Etisalat Nigeria, the country's debt-laden number four mobile operator, could soon have a new major international majority owner, according to local media reports.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/26/2017
Ambitious pan-African network operator Liquid Telecom is seeking to raise US$700 million to help refinance its debt and to fund further expansion.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/20/2017
NICE, France -- NGON 2017 -- The market for cloud services has started to pick up in Nigeria and will help to drive the digital transformation in a country that is home to 186 million people and more than 20 million small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/19/2017
International communications services giant Orange has created a dedicated euro 50 million (US$56 million) fund for startups focused on dealing with "Africa's fundamental challenges."
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/5/2017
South Africa's multi-service national operator Telkom has reported a near 10% increase in operating revenues and a 12.4% increase in earnings for its full financial year, citing mobile and ICT services sales growth as the key contributors.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 5/24/2017
The great and the good of the ICT, communications and digital entertainment sector converged on Nairobi recently to network at the annual East Africa Com event.
Posted by lenna |  In reply to: Blue Label to Buy 3G Mobile for 1.9B Rand
1.9 billion ?   Wow...

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