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.
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.
Connecting Africa, 9/27/2017
When Safaricom launched the M-PESA mobile money service some 10 years ago, not many would have predicted how fast and far the service would grow. Today, M-PESA is almost the very definition of a value-added mobile service: As well as basic payments, M-PESA is used to distribute government grants, receive agricultural subsidies and pension payments, and ...
Stacey Knott, Freelance Journalist, 9/22/2017
Across Africa, young people are a driving force behind developing their countries through technology -- especially so in West Africa's agriculture sector.
The Developer Economy & How to Increase Customer Retention: Nigeria Com Interview With MTN Nigeria's Adedamola Ibironke
Rachael McKie, Connecting Africa Writer, 9/18/2017
Ahead of Nigeria Com 2017, Connecting Africa has been profiling some of the most influential figures in Nigeria's technology and telecoms sectors. With the countdown to the 9th annual event underway, Connecting Africa caught up with Adedamola Ibironke, solution development manager at MTN Nigeria, to discuss the emerging trend of content co-creation ...
Connecting Africa, 9/14/2017
THE PLACE TO SHAPE AFRICA'S DIGITAL FUTURE. Anyone who's anyone in African telecoms and technology will be at AfricaCom 2017, 7-9 November, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa. You should be too. Three days of thought-provoking content and amazing tech. It's the place to get deals done.
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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