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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 4/18/2017
Tigo has launched what it claims is Tanzania's most cutting edge call center in an effort to boost its customer care capabilities and gain an edge over its fiercest rivals.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 4/11/2017
The role of entrepreneurs and grassroots innovation in building sustainable African economies has been dominating discussions within the technology and telecoms spheres in recent months. This was no more apparent than in the LeadersIn Africa keynote addresses and panel discussions at AfricaCom 2016.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/28/2017
Johannesburg is one of the cities in line to host an OpenLab, a collaborative research and development (R&D) center funded and built by Huawei Technologies that is designed to foster partnerships and cooperation amongst communications technology developers.
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Connecting Africa Staff, 3/22/2017
African tech startups raised funding in excess of US$129 million in 2016, with the number of startups securing funding up by 16.8% year-on-year, according to data from the recently released African Tech Startups Funding Report 2016.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 3/21/2017
Addressing the digital divide is high on the agenda of every African nation, and Kenya, home to the upcoming East Africa Com event, is no exception.
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Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 3/15/2017
The growth of the African international capacity market during the past five years has been remarkable, carried by strong broadband growth and the rollout of new submarine fiber cables on the African Eastern and Western coastlines. Research for our new report, The Future of African Bandwidth Markets, shows that African international capacity supply has ...
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Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 3/10/2017
Pan-African group MTN released a tough set of results on March 2, a culmination of what Chairman Phuthuma Nhleko called the company's "most challenging year in [its] 22 year-history." Reported revenues for the full year 2016 were 147.92 billion Rand (US$11.13 billion), flat compared with 2015, while reported EBITDA declined by 31% to R40.75 billion ...
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/8/2017
When former senior Vodafone executive Rob Shuter agreed to become the new group CEO at MTN, he must have known it was going to be a challenging role.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/2/2017
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2017 -- Expresso Telecom, the west African mobile subsidiary of Sudanese incumbent Sudatel, is looking to sell its towers to reduce operating costs and help it focus on new service opportunities.
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