Nigeria has opportunity to emerge as a digital powerhouse

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Week's best read stories

Week's best read stories.

News during the first week of January 2015 has focused extensively on mobility, particularly the expectation of a boom in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Regulatory bodies have been the centre of attention as mobile strategies have been discussed. Nigeria's communication authorities have shared targets with respect to broadband rollout and penetration for this year. There have also been more developments surrounding Zambia's construction of communication towers in rural areas.

Furthermore, operators in Zimbabwe and Kenya have announced reductions on various voice rates.

There has been extensive reporting on the digital migration process, in regions including Kenya, South Africa and Botswana, and the status of these countries given the looming June 2015 deadline as set by the ITU.

ITWeb Africa editorial offers a round-up of this week's best read stories.

Zimbabwe: mobile operators ready to cut rates

Mobile boom expected in Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenya's broadcasters can use analogue ... for now

Nigeria's 3G broadband target for 2015

Africa's mobile money platforms 'maturing'

Kenya's authorities adamant on digital migration schedule

Rwanda: mobile ventures unite to link up fans, celebrities

Orange Botswana launches mobile advertising service

Lenovo MEA integrates IBM x86 Server Business

Zambia's party rejects mobile phones for election results

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