About 25% of sub-Saharan states have or are planning carrier-neutral data centers, with significant investment across Africa, says PCCW Global's Console Connect.
Orange has announced it is creating two new international voice points of presence in Nigeria and plans to open a data clearing house in Africa next year.
Dimension Data has begun construction on a new data center in Johannesburg to meet an expanding need for infrastructure across the African market.
MTN Ghana is taking its fight against the decision by the Ghanaian regulator to declare it a significant market power (SMP) to the country's highest court.
Orange Business Services has helped De Beers Marine South Africa build an IoT platform to ensure marine miners keep a safe distance from heavy machinery.
Ecobank takes its African Banking Sandbox live, as it attempts to gain a tech edge in open banking over pan-African banking rivals.
MTN is launching a pan-African API marketplace for developers, called Chenosis, which it plans to make the largest library of open APIs published on the continent.
The Virtual Africa Tech Festival is on a mission to unite tech and talent in Africa and drive digital transformation by bringing the continent's tech industry together in a fully virtual event.
MTN has launched 5G across 100 sites in South Africa and made some big promises about its future rollout if it gets access to the spectrum it needs.
SynCommerce is a cloud-based multichannel inventory and order management platform for online merchants which was born out of an entrepreneurial school in Ghana.
The e-commerce giant is adding 3,000 full-time positions in customer service, bringing its total permanent workforce in South Africa to 7,000.
Cloud Credential Council MD Mark O'Loughlin spoke to Connecting Africa about the growth it is seeing with its vendor-neutral certification programs in Africa.