What will it take for Africa to drive US$5-trillion digital economy?

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Continent's progress
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Friday, Nov 15th

Angola Cables, Nokia carve out new fibre route for Africa

Angola Cables, Nokia carve out new fibre route for Africa

Companies successfully trial direct, low latency and fibre-based connection from Luanda to Boca Raton.

'Africa must invest in energy to have 5G'

'Africa must invest in energy to have 5G'

At AfricaCom 2019 Unitel representative Isabel dos Santos stressed for the same level of investment as has been the case with telecommunications.

IT spending in EMEA to bounce back in 2020

IT spending in EMEA to bounce back in 2020

Gartner analysts predict IT spending in EMEA will return to growth at US$798-billion in 2020.

Liquid Telecom confirms land-based fibre link East and West Africa

Liquid Telecom confirms land-based fibre link East and West Africa

New high-capacity digital corridor via DRC established.

InterSAT opts for JUPITER to bolster SkyFi service

InterSAT opts for JUPITER to bolster SkyFi service

VSAT service provider selects Hughes Networks' platform to power SkyFi satellite broadband service to Sub-Saharan Africa.

What will it take for Africa to drive US$5-trillion digital economy?

What will it take for Africa to drive US$5-trillion digital economy?

5G, AI and other technologies will have major impact on continent's ability to transform.

Africa tech hub ecosystem surges

Africa tech hub ecosystem surges

Technology hubs thrive across Africa, with a total of 643 identified as of October, as the continent seeks to create its next ‘unicorns’.

Parallel Wireless backs MTN's OpenRAN Africa plan

Parallel Wireless backs MTN's OpenRAN Africa plan

Mobile network operator set to deploy 5,000 OpenRAN sites across their 21 operations.

EMEA businesses should expect a more volatile 2020

EMEA businesses should expect a more volatile 2020

Gartner analyst explains the impact of turns on businesses in the region as they continue on the path to digitalisation.

Solar services provider partners African telcos to bolster distribution

Solar services provider partners African telcos to bolster distribution

Greenlight Planet orchestrates telco-focused strategy with Vodacom, Orange and Telma.

MTN, IWF launch child online protection initiative

MTN, IWF launch child online protection initiative

Operator claims to be the first Africa-wide telecommunications firm to enter into alliance with the Internet Watch Foundation.