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.
The Staff, 11/17/2017
Fintech innovation in Africa is set to pick up pace in 2018 and be a key trend across the continent as Africa's economy rebounds after a tough year, according to a new report from Ecobank Group Research.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 11/14/2017
Vodafone is coming under fire for the way it has built its mobile operator portfolio in Africa, and has been accused of lining the pockets of the continent's elite with the structure of some of its financial dealings.
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.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/7/2017
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2017 -- The enormous gulf between telecom players and policymakers in Africa was made painfully apparent at this morning's AfricaCom event in Cape Town, where executives traded barbed comments with African government ministers over the taxation and regulation of the telecom sector.
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.
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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