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Content posted in May 2021
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?
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.
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.


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Hot startup of the month: Data science marketplace Zindi

This month's hot startup is social enterprise Zindi, which is a professional network for data science in Africa.

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Côte d'Ivoire e-health platform Orange Santé launched

Pan-African operator Orange has partnered with Moroccan start-up DabaDoc to create an e-health platform to help Ivorians book doctor’s appointments online.

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Omdia View: May 2022

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SpaceX-owned Starlink's plans to launch a satellite broadband service in Africa was a major highlight in May 2022, says Omdia's analysts.

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Omdia View: April 2022

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This month's Omdia View highlights indicate a shift to digital transformation and operational consolidation to maximize return on investments.

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Africa Green ICT: Lighting Up a Sustainable Continent

The ICT industry is the leading industry in the commitment to carbon neutrality, whose focus has shifted from setting ambitious targets to taking initiatives. The push for zero-carbon and for green energy development, it isn't just about CSR – it's also good for sustainable business.

The path to sustainable development requires green energy. Governments are looking at potential policy approaches to make green energy more widely available and affordable. Without sustainable energy, there will be no digital transformation and no chance of making Africa more economically competitive in the post-pandemic era.

Africa Green ICT Webinar 2022 will bring together ICT industry leaders and senior industrial analysts to provide insight, best practices and key learnings on how to achieve zero-carbon targets and practice green development in Africa.

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Digital inclusion as a catalyst for economic empowerment: Mastercard's Imelda Ngunzu

Mastercard's Imelda Ngunzu talks to Connecting Africa about how digital payment solutions and mobile money are transforming the lives of small business owners, women and marginalized groups in East Africa.

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Accelerating women in STEM: In conversation with GirlCode's Tinyiko Simbine

GirlCode co-founder and CFO Tinyiko Simbine talks about why it's important to help girls and young women excel in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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How Poa Internet is unlocking meaningful connectivity in East Africa

Poa Internet's CEO Andy Halsall shares his views on what it takes to develop last-mile connectivity and get Africans online in a meaningful way.

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