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Networks

Pan-African ICT infrastructure fund over US200 million strong.

Pan-African ICT infrastructure fund over US$200 million strong

Convergence Partners Communication Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF) reaches final close, investment in West Africa underway.

US govt pledges support for Kenyan wireless internet provider.

US govt pledges support for Kenyan wireless internet provider

Discussions between Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Microsoft and Mawingu Networks underway.

African operators receive traffic from IPv6 addresses.

African operators receive traffic from IPv6 addresses

IPv6 traffic facilitated between regional hubs in Africa and abroad.

Collaboration tops agenda for FTTH Council conference.

Collaboration tops agenda for FTTH Council conference

Discussions to focus on cross-border issues in FTTx deployment.

South Africa: Telkom expands on free WiFi.

South Africa: Telkom expands on free WiFi

Telco adds WiFi bundles for purchase to the mix.

NEC invests in XON for regional growth.

NEC invests in XON for regional growth

The multinational IT service provider has invested in the sub-Saharan African IT company to accelerate African regional growth.

Ericsson to manage Smile's LTE networks.

Ericsson to manage Smile's LTE networks

Ericsson will manage and maintain the 4G/LTE services across all operations

IPv6 adoption – time running out for Africa

IPv6 adoption – time running out for Africa

Fibre-based network and connectivity services company remarks on slow uptake of IPv6, need to 'revolutionise' Africa's media industry.

Workonline Communications offers free IPv6 transit to ISPs.

Workonline Communications offers free IPv6 transit to ISPs

Leading specialised terrestrial network service provider Workonline Communications is offering 100 Mbps of free IPv6 transit to qualifying AfriNIC LIR members.

Alcatel –Lucent speeds up submarine networks.

Alcatel –Lucent speeds up submarine networks

Trial of new modulation technology achieves breakthrough in long distance data transmission.

GSM still dominates Africa's mobile subscriptions.

GSM still dominates Africa's mobile subscriptions

GSM is popular in the Middle East and North East Africa region.