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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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KaiOS targets merchant market for growth, digital inclusion

KaiOS Technologies, the creator of a mobile operating system for smart feature phones, is piloting affordable merchant payment terminals - which look like feature phones - in Africa to help underserved merchants and transport providers accept digital payments solutions.

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Ilara Health aims to improve quality of care in Kenya

Kenyan healthtech startup Ilara Health aspires to improve the quality of care in the country's clinics by providing equipment financing and digitizing facilities with its software.

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Leadership Lessons: The importance of mentorship for career growth

By Nollie Maoto

Nollie Maoto, First Rand Group's compliance chief data and analytics officer and Africa Tech Festival Leadership Council member, reflects on the importance of mentorship for career growth for African women in data analytics.

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Omdia View: May 2024

By Omdia Analysts

May 2024's telecoms highlights in the Middle East and Africa included African 5G subscriptions surpassing 5 million, growth from SpaceX's satellite Internet service Starlink, and a major fiber partnership in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Cyber Revolution Summit
August 9, 2024
Gaborone, Botswana
Africa Tech Festival 2024
November 12-14, 2024
Cape Town, South Africa
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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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