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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 4/20/2017
Expansive broadband service provider Liquid Telecom has struck a deal with satellite network operator Intelsat to expand its coverage across Africa.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/29/2017
Not wanting to watch the rest of the world take steps towards the next generation of mobile broadband technology and be left behind, MTN South Africa has been testing one of the pillars of advanced 4G and 5G networking with two of its key partners.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 3/28/2017
The rollout of radio access networks and supporting optical transport infrastructure is at the forefront of mobile operators' network strategies, as Barnabas Bwali from Airtel Tanzania has explained to Connecting Africa. (See Feeding the Data Demand in East Africa.)
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 3/24/2017
How should Africa's mobile operators be responding to the growing demand for data services? That's one of the key topics to be discussed at the upcoming East Africa Com, taking place in Nairobi May 17-18, 2017.
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Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 3/15/2017
The growth of the African international capacity market during the past five years has been remarkable, carried by strong broadband growth and the rollout of new submarine fiber cables on the African Eastern and Western coastlines. Research for our new report, The Future of African Bandwidth Markets, shows that African international capacity supply has ...
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Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 3/10/2017
Pan-African group MTN released a tough set of results on March 2, a culmination of what Chairman Phuthuma Nhleko called the company's "most challenging year in [its] 22 year-history." Reported revenues for the full year 2016 were 147.92 billion Rand (US$11.13 billion), flat compared with 2015, while reported EBITDA declined by 31% to R40.75 billion ...
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 3/8/2017
Facebook is big in Africa. On a continent that's home to more than 1.2 billion people, 20% of those are now online, with over 120 million already registered with Facebook.
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/22/2017
Orange Ivory Coast is upgrading its primary optical transport network links from 10G to 100G to cope with rising volumes of data traffic.
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/15/2017
A state-led shutdown of Internet access in specific parts of Cameroon is now entering its fifth week.
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