The Staff, 1/23/2018
Venture capital firm Partech Ventures has launched Partech Africa, a fund dedicated to raising capital for investment in African tech startups, and opened a new office in Dakar, Senegal.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/15/2017
Pan-African operator Liquid Telecom has teamed up with a startup hub in Zambia called BongoHive in an effort to spur the local technology ecosystem.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2017
Tunisie Telecom is one of a number of mobile operators setting up proof of concept (PoC) tests with digital currency startup Telcoin, which is aiming to bring its blockchain-based commerce platform to the masses through partnerships with communications service providers.
The Staff, 12/11/2017
Digital money transfer platform specialist WorldRemit has raised another US$40 million in funding as it strives to sign up 5 million users in Africa and another 5 million in other developing markets around the world.
Connecting Africa, 11/30/2017
With more than 13,000 attendees, more than 450 exhibitors and more than 400 speakers, there was plenty to see and hear at this year's AfricaCom, which took place in Cape Town earlier this month.
Connecting Africa, 11/28/2017
This year's AfricaCom, the 20th, was the biggest and most successful ever, with more than 13,000 attendees, more than 450 exhibitors and more than 400 speakers.
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.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/9/2017
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2017 -- Threatening mass unemployment, the automation of tasks once performed by humans is an unsettling development in any part of the world. But in Africa, which faces an acute skills shortage, it is an even bigger worry.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/8/2017
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2017 -- African fiber operator Liquid Telecom will start offering customers higher-quality connectivity to Microsoft's cloud services after finalizing an agreement with the software giant this week.
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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