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New Internet Society report highlights how Africa can benefit more from the Internet economy

Many African countries have made significant progress towards creating an Internet sector, with broad reforms that focus on increasing broadband availability.  There have been further successes within countries in developing online platforms, fostering ...
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Digital homes in Africa will grow to 75 million by 2021. Accelerating Digital Transition?

Satellite and terrestrial are the two key infrastructures that will drive successful digital transition It has been two years since the digital migration deadline set by the ITU for Africa expired and yet ...
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AfricaCom 2017 – driving digital democracy in Africa

The 20th anniversary of Africa’s largest tech-focused event may have come and gone, but beyond the record-breaking number of visitors, exhibitors and speakers and new launches and cutting-edge products this year, the outcomes make ...
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Ecobank Group Research reveals three key emerging trends for Africa

Digital innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa is being driven by the explosion in mobile phone usage, enabling African consumers to leapfrog existing business models and technologies Rebounding economy after a trying year Gas is ...
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Unearthing the IoT in Agriculture

Real-time monitoring of airborne pathogen spores for M2M disease forecasting IoT M2M connectivity specialist Eseye has partnered with Burkard, designers and builders of air samplers for agricultural research since 1953, to harness the ...
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/ / ICT, IoT, IoT in Agriculture

Five reasons why ESCOs are the future for African telecom tower power

By Carita Tissari da Costa, Sales Director, Flexenclosure The single biggest challenge to being able to offer stable and reliable mobile phone services in Africa is power.  Or more precisely, the lack of ...
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310 million LTE subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2023

LTE subscriptions will expand by 47 percent from 30 million in 2017 to 310 million by 2023 in Sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa mobile broadband subscriptions are forecasted to grow by 16 percent from ...
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We can create and promote your branding page. Please contact us info@africabusiness.com Special rates for You. Your code: Sun7 ...
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20 Top African Start-Ups Enter World Bank Group Digital Acceleration Program

Selected from a pool of over 900 applicants, these start-ups specialize in digital solutions for the African market, including fin-tech, transportation, health care, education, human resources, and B2B  Twenty of the most promising ...
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Cloud 2.0 – the dawning of Pragmatic Cloud?

South Africa's cloud adoption rate is on the increase and we are rapidly moving from cloud-first to a cloud-only methodology. The trend, which is rampant globally, is picking up speed as IDC predicts ...
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Poor Website and App Performance Results in Digital Desertion

Internet users are growing more demanding and less forgiving, according to the results of a new consumer survey. In a clear call to action for organizations around the world, the survey found that three quarters ...
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Top 3 Reasons Small African Businesses Need A VPN For Their Network

Small-scale businesses are blooming and expanding in Africa, regardless of their industry. If not all, most employees in such organizations will spend at least some time working remotely. According to a Reuters’ poll ...
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/ / ICT, small business, VPN

Angola Cables – Microsoft: Digital Transformation in Africa

Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) announced that it has become a Microsoft ExpressRoute partner to meet the needs of Africa-based organisations migrating business applications and IT infrastructures to the cloud and accelerating digital transformation on the continent ...
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Teradata Announces IntelliSphere to Enable a Flexible, Cost-Effective and Scalable Analytical Ecosystem

IntelliSphere includes all the core software required to ingest, access, deploy and manage an analytical ecosystem Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading data and analytics company, today announced Teradata IntelliSphere™, a comprehensive software portfolio that ...
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The 2017 International Space Forum in Nairobi

The ministerial meeting on the International Space Forum that will be held in Nairobi on 28 November 2017 was presented on 25 October 2017 at the Farnesina, with the attendance of the diplomatic ...
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Harold Doley jr leads $1B Investment Consortium to Africa

A passionate African-American and a founding member of the US-Africa Chamber of Commerce, is leading a group of international investors to invest in Africa towards boosting the continents economic status. The investment will ...
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Africa – Rising to the Digital Transformation Challenge

Orange Business Services' 2017 Africa Digital Transformation Survey of enterprise across several sectors in Africa yields interesting results  The speed of digital transformation dictates IT strategies of enterprise across all sectors in Africa ...
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