Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 11/22/2017
On the second day at this year's AfricaCom, the conversation continued to explore ways for digital connectivity to be the engine for development and social empowerment -- connecting the next billion. Several keynotes and panel discussions tackled the issue of how this can be achieved, with the consensus that although Africa currently lags other markets, ...
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.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/9/2017
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2017 -- Network operators will relinquish their consumer-facing role in the next five years, becoming wholesale players that help other digital companies to address end-user needs, according to a senior executive from Vodacom.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/8/2017
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2017 -- Safaricom's chief innovation officer has acknowledged that his company's desire to maximize profits and its resistance to change are partly to blame for the affordability crisis in Africa's mobile data market.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 11/5/2017
Safaricom had a positive first half of its 2018 fiscal year, ramping its sales, profits and subscriber numbers.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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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