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Content posted in October 2018
Forsway Targets Internet Access Expansion for Africa
  • Connecting Africa News
Forsway has developed technology to provide hybrid connectivity to deliver highly cost-efficient broadband in rural regions across Africa together with leading satellite operators.
Nigeria Dominates MTN's Quarterly Update
  • Connecting Africa News
MTN's quarterly update for the period ended 30 September 2018 showed just how important Nigeria is to MTN's business, and also what a major problem that same market continues to pose.
Millicom's Mobile Ops Still Growing
  • Ray Le Maistre
Millicom may not be focused on its African mobile operations and more but what it still owns continued to add customers during the third quarter.
Safaricom Celebrates Its 18th Birthday
  • Connecting Africa News
Kenyan operator marks its anniversary with renewed commitment to great service and a new brand campaign to celebrate Kenyans.
M-PESA Foundation Launches Secondary School
  • Connecting Africa News
M-PESA Foundation Academy will provide world class Kenyan education to talented but economically disadvantaged students from across the country.
Meet 6 Startups Transforming Africa
  • Gabriella Jeakins
Which tech startup should get the chance to win a live pitching session at this year's AfricaCom in Cape Town? You decide...
Angola Cables: Connecting the Americas
  • Connecting Africa News
Direct connectivity to the Americas opens up new business opportunities for Angola, says Angola Cables CEO António Nunes.
AI: Human Capacity Reimagined
  • Gabriella Jeakins
AI is already having an impact in Africa, which is why the AI Summit is coming to AfricaCom in Cape Town this November.


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SA's Teraco to power data centers with 120MW solar plant

Teraco, the vendor-neutral data center provider, is planning the construction of a 120 megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy facility in the Free State province of South Africa.

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Botswana prohibits Starlink, imposes penalties for lawbreakers

The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) has warned the public against the importation, use and resale of SpaceX's satellite Internet service Starlink's devices in the country.

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Uber's Marjorie Saint-Lot on inclusion and sustainability in Africa

Uber's Country Manager for Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire, Marjorie Saint-Lot, shares how the ride-hailing company is approaching public-private partnerships, environmentally friendly initiatives and gender inclusion in Africa.

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The 100 most influential African leaders in 2023

A new report from Africa Tech Festival and Connecting Africa puts a spotlight on the top 100 African leaders in the telecoms and technology sector in 2023.

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Deep dive into East Africa's tech startup ecosystem

New survey reveals a lack of access to investors, reliance on international VCs and global recession trends as the biggest barriers for East African tech startups to access funds.

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Omdia View: September 2023

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Highlights in September 2023 in the Middle East and Africa included more 5G spectrum licenses, vendor and operator strategies, and partnerships – that and more in this month's Omdia View.

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Omdia View: August 2023

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Highlights in August 2023 in the Middle East and Africa included a commercial 5G launch from Ethio Telecom and the signing of a virtual wheeling agreement between Vodacom South Africa and Eskom – that and more in this month's Omdia View.

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