Bringing more African countries into the digital economy

Since 2009, the African telecoms industry has come a long way in connecting ... We’re also seeing the industry make investments in more fibre to the home and business as well as LTE/4G in many of the larger cities. This offers telecoms users seamless ... ( read original story ...)

Where Africa’s operators must focus their investments

Since 2009, the African telecommunications industry has come a long way ... We’re also seeing the industry make investments in more fibre to the home and business as well as LTE/4G in many of the larger cities. This offers telecoms users seamless and ... ( read original story ...)

The calm before the next African smartphone storm

Also, SoCs allow smartphone brands to design rugged and affordable 3G and 4G LTE devices for the mass market. African countries continue to experience a degree of volatility due to factors such as currency and economic instabilities, lack of locally ... ( read original story ...)

Unearthing Africa’s telecoms sector growth potential

Mauritius is followed in the BDI rankings for 2016 by South Africa, Tunisia, Namibia, and Kenya. The take-up of mobile broadband services which are principally composed of 3G W-CDMA and 4G LTE will grow strongly in Africa over the coming few years ... ( read original story ...)

Nokia and Telefónica test 4.5G and 4.9G technologies

Nokia and Telefónica are to test and evaluate technologies that are on the way to 5G, enabling Telefónica to create and deliver new services. Nokia will use its 4.5G and 4.5G Pro and 4.9G technologies to conduct trials that make the most of Telefónica ... ( read original story ...)