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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/26/2019
By 2025 LTE (4G) will be the dominant mobile access technology both in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) and in a number of regions globally. This is according to statistics from the 2019 Ericsson Mobility Report, which projects that LTE will peak globally in 2022 at 5.4 billion subscriptions and decline to around 4.8 billion subscriptions by the end of ...
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/25/2019
Ericsson expects 5G to account for 2.6 billion subscriptions by 2025, but only about 30 million of those are expected to be in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is according to forecasts in the 2019 Ericsson Mobility Report, published Monday.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/19/2019
Vodacom is focusing heavily on continuing 4G rollout across its five operations in Africa while preparing for the launch of 5G in South Africa.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/14/2019
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has announced a direct land-based fiber link connecting East to West Africa. The new coast-to-coast digital corridor follows the completion of Liquid Telecom's new high-capacity fiber link running 2,600km across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/14/2019
Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert chats about key topics from day two at AfricaCom 2019, including 4G vs. 5G, Liquid Telecom's new fiber link between East and West Africa, and the rise of the super-app.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/13/2019
MTN has committed to deploy more than 5,000 commercial rural sites across its 21 operations using OpenRAN technology. The sites in rural areas will bring 2G, 3G and 4G connectivity to previously unconnected places.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 11/12/2019
Telkom SA announced a significant dip in earnings for the fiscal first half of the year but the operator's latest financial report was overshadowed by news of "discussions in relation to a potential acquisition, which if successfully concluded, may have a material effect on the price of the company's securities."
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/11/2019
There will be over a billion mobile broadband connections in Africa by 2024. This is one of a number of predictions made as part of Ovum's Africa Digital Outlook 2020 report entitled "Enabling the continent's digital economy" released ahead of the AfricaCom 2019 conference which kicks off on Tuesday.
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The Staff, 11/8/2019
Google is enabling free WiFi for Cape Town's underserved Cape Flats areas through Google Station.
AfricaCom Perspectives, 11/11/2019
The possibilities that the Internet of Things (IoT) and its millions of connected devices create are infinite and can bring many benefits to consumers and society as a whole. However, they could also leave users open to devastating vulnerabilities if not properly secured.
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