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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 11/13/2017
Major mobile operator Vodacom reported growth in revenues, customer numbers and net profit during the six months to Sept. 30, the first half of its fiscal year, and generated more revenues from data services than from voice revenues in its core market of South Africa.
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Connecting Africa, 11/8/2017
CONNECTING AFRICA PRESS RELEASE -- CAPE TOWN -- The 10th AfricaCom Awards held at The Lookout, overlooking the waters of Granger Bay, Cape Town, proved to be a stellar occasion for not only the entrants to this year's awards, but for AfricaCom itself, celebrating its 20th anniversary.
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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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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 10/25/2017
It's undoubtedly the people and the discussions that has helped shape AfricaCom (7-9 November 2017, Cape Town) into the global gathering of 13,000 visitors it will be this year, as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 10/23/2017
The 20th anniversary AfricaCom is just two weeks away and we've been catching up with those at the forefront of shaping 'Digital Africa,' as well as those you are likely to meet and hear from on stage at this year's event.
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The Staff, 10/20/2017
Ericsson is encountering a tough trading market this year, having reported a 6% year-on-year decline in revenues during the third quarter to 47.8 billion Swedish kronor (US$5.9 billion) and an 8.4% year-on-year decline in revenues for the first nine months of 2017 to SEK 144.1 billion (US$17.6 billion).
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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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Connecting Africa, 10/6/2017
When it comes to mission critical communications, location is irrelevant, says Motorola's Tunde Williams, the man responsible for promoting the company's mission-critical communications and mobile intelligence solutions across government and commercial sectors in the Middle East and Africa.
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Stacey Knott, Freelance Journalist, 10/5/2017
Liberia is about a week away from its monumental election, where for the first time in 73 years, power is set to be peacefully and democratically handed over to a new government, as President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is set to step down to mark the end of her two terms after being the first president elected after the Liberian Civil War.
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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Posted by stevesong |  In reply to: What Mobile Technology Suits Africa Right Now?
Thanks Christian.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
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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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