Kenya's mobile market has grown as demand for ICT services continued to rise in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Eastern and Southern Africa only 13% of children and young people have Internet access at home, and in West and Central Africa access is even lower at 5%.
Mobile users in equatorial Africa could be tapping into AST SpaceMobile's space-based mobile network by 2023.
Sumundi, a Ghana-based startup, has developed an online and offline based retail management and point-of-sale platform for physical retailers.
Funke Opeke, founder and CEO of MainOne, spoke to Connecting Africa about her connectivity vision for West Africa and the female-run startups that are making waves on the continent.
During the 2020 Africa Tech Festival Twitter's head of public policy for sub-Saharan Africa, Emmanuel Lubanzadio, shared how Twitter is collaborating and partnering in Africa to tackle issues surrounding COVID-19.
Over five years the cost of 1GB of mobile data has dropped 60% in Africa, according to the Alliance for Affordable Internet's 2020 Affordability Report.
The newest Ericsson Mobility Report predicts that 5G will make up about 5% of sub-Saharan Africa's mobile subscriptions by 2026, but the region's dominant mobile technology will still be 3G at over 40%.
Pan-African telcos MTN, Vodacom, Orange and Airtel have all seen a boost in mobile money users during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tech billionaire Jeff Bezos is investing in Africa's fintech startup scene, backing mobile money company Chipper Cash.
IFS Africa MD Emma Murray spoke to Connecting Africa about her more than 20 year career and shared advice for young women joining the IT industry.
Econet Group and Google X's Project Taara are teaming up to deploy new high-speed Internet technology to communities across sub-Saharan Africa.