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UCaas for Dummies
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Finally, it’s here—the new Unified Communications as a Service for Dummies®, RingCentral Special Edition eBook.
Mobile Money vs. Fraud
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Everything you need to know to get rid of fraud on mobile money and grow your business tremendously.
MNO case study DCB protect
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How Orange Cameroon decreased customer complaints and boosted their revenue with Evina’s anti-fraud solutions for carrier billing.
The State of Connectivity in Africa in 2022 Report
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In this free, interactive report, you'll discover the challenges and disruptions to connectivity in Africa, the latest connectivity trends and opportunities in each region, as well as current connection speeds and adoption rates in each country.
Connecter les non-connectés – Le rôle des satellites dans la transformation numérique de l’Afrique
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Cet Ebook analyse les grandes opportunités de croissance dans le domaine du haut débit mobile et fixe ainsi que de la télévision payante/vidéo OTT. L’ebook explore également comment un partenariat mutuellement avantageux entre fournisseur satellite et ORM peut créer des opportunités et transformer positivement le secteur de la télécommunication et des medias.
Optimizing IT Costs for Optimal Performance
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Traditional IT departments are built on existing silos of job functions, technologies, and information, resulting in the purchasing of many systems, which then require integration, and ultimately, an increase in costs. In this whitepaper, we’ll discuss the five steps to help you make the transition more easily.
Find Efficiencies and Control IT Costs
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Download this ebook to learn why the need for connecting people, places, and things in rural geographies translates into significant opportunities for MNOs to quickly enter new markets and address government regulatory pressures.
eBook: How to Enable More Voice and Data Connections Everywhere
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Download this ebook to learn why the need for connecting people, places, and things in rural geographies translates into significant opportunities for MNOs to quickly enter new markets and address government regulatory pressures.
WebRTC - Making the Connection: WebRTC During the Pandemic
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Enghouse Session Border Controllers enable secure WebRTC use cases such as remote contact center agents and also can act as a WebRTC gateway, allowing internetworking functionality. Download this whitepaper, "Making the Connection" to learn more.
You are invited to the "Bring Your Own Carrier Party"
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Moving to the Cloud sounds easy but requires careful planning, close cooperation with partners, and the right technology. It can be easier to allow enterprise customers to simply bring their existing carrier relationships into the SaaS platform.
The STIR/SHAKEN Solution is HERE
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Ever since IP Communications drove the wholesale cost of calls down to tiny fractions of a penny and software dialers enabled programmatic calls, Robocalls have plagued the general public. Robocalling grew over 100% in 2019 to more than 50 Billion usually annoying and often illegal calls. Many people have simply stopped answering their phones. Is there now a solution within reach?
CellBackhaul for MNOs — Reliable Connections in More Places
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Discover how MNOs can stay competitive by quickly and cost-effectively connecting hundreds even thousands of sites beyond the barriers often associated with terrestrial backhaul, reaching new markets, and creating new opportunities for growth.
Infographic: Bridging the Connectivity Gap to a Better World
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Around half of the world’s population cannot access the internet, and mobile network operators, although eager to meet connectivity needs, face significant challenges in building out mobile network infrastructure in areas such as Sub-Saharan Africa’s most remote and rural regions.
Protecting operator revenues with proactive fraud prevention
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This whitepaper looks at how enterprises can protect their cloud communications infrastructure from fraud. With a collaborated and dedicated approach using the power of the wholesale arena, they can combat the rising threat effectively, saving both financial and reputational costs.
Managed Enterprise Services
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For global and regional telecom service providers, revenue growth from enterprise services remains a critical challenge. Disruptive networking technologies, bandwidth pricing pressure, and increasing competition all contribute to pressure on top-line growth.
O3b mPOWER - Engineering Freedom
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O3b mPOWER reaches new thresholds of system scale, flexibility, and performance -enabling you to deliver cloud-optimised network connectivity with the confidence that customers everywhere will experience service levels previously on possible over fibre.
SES 360 Unified Media Platform
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SES 360 is a centralised web-based platform that gives you complete control of multiple complex content management and delivery workflows—within one easy-to-use platform.
Managed Mobile Backhaul
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Discover a new approach to mobile backhaul, tailored to meet business requirements specific to MNO’s and backed by strong and comprehensive service level agreements (SLAs)
Online Video Platform
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At SES, we help you handle the complexities of delivering your video content to online audiences - on any device and any screen, with engaging features.
Building a new BSS Stack to Support Digital-First Offerings
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Faced with saturated markets, a rising number of mobile operators are launching new digital-first offerings in order to differentiate and win market share. For some, it is about empowering customers with digital-first experiences. For others, it is about counteracting the threat of new entrants.
Digital Maturity – Are we on the Right Path?
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The heart of digital natives’ success is that they have revolutionized how (and how easily) consumers interact with the companies or individuals they buy products and services from.
Implement new connections at speed to keep pace with growing demand
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This case study outlines how – by working with a global telecom provider like BICS – Africa’s first hyperscale network infrastructure provider, WIOCC, was able to ensure speed of delivery, reliable connectivity and an enhanced customer experience while scaling capacity within days
Discover new opportunities in cloud communications
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This whitepaper outlines the opportunities for enterprises and communications service providers in migrating their telecom infrastructure to the cloud, as they seek to improve customer loyalty and increase profitability.
Beamformers Explained
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This paper introduces the principles of beamforming, including passive and active beamforming, different configurations and their underlying technologies.
Expand Your Mobile Coverage Even Further
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This white paper explores how space-based communications has become essential for economically and efficiently overcoming these connectivity challenges and provides recommendations for how mobile operators can bring more people online to grow their businesses today and in the future.
White Paper: 4G and 5G Capacity solutions - comparative study
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This paper evaluates the degree to which these various techniques increase capacity and their application to various network scenarios. To provide more context, we will consider these techniques in light of specific constraints like cost, ecosystem support, frequency division duplex and time division duplex (FDD/TDD), and channel bandwidth. As our purpose is to evaluate and compare, this paper does not discuss the basic working details of these techniques.
White Paper: Powering the future of small cells and beyond
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Mobile data traffic has grown 4,000-fold since 2007 and will continue growing at a rate of 53 percent annually through 20201. 1,000x the bandwidth, new business models, new applications (connected cars, IoT, etc.). It’s a brand new world! What’s required? More spectrum, the Internet of Things, and many more cell sites.


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Four agritech startups to watch in 2024

Connecting Africa has compiled a list of four agritech startups that are making a difference in the communities they serve.

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Paymentology looks to strengthen its African roots

Global issuer-processor Paymentology's CEO Jeff Parker spoke to Connecting Africa about the company's African roots and aspirations to work with more banks, fintechs and enterprises both on the continent and globally.

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Africa Tech Festival 2024
November 11-14, 2024
Cape Town, South Africa
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Africa Tech Perspectives

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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: February 2024

By Omdia Analysts

Highlights in February 2024 in the Middle East and Africa included 5G launches in Senegal and 5G trials in Egypt as well as Kenya's first 5G MVNO. Airtel also launched a new wholesale connectivity business while MTN and Huawei are planning a joint Innovation Technology Lab in South Africa – that and more in this month's Omdia View.

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Omdia View: January 2024

By Omdia Analysts

Highlights in January 2024 in the Middle East and Africa included a $200 million fintech deal between MTN and Mastercard as well as 5G network trials by Telecom Egypt – that and more in this month's Omdia View.

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