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GSMA Establishes Office In Nairobi To Support Burgeoning African Telecoms Market

Mobile Connections in Sub-Saharan Africa Increase 20 Per Cent to 500 Million in 2013 and Are Expected to Increase by an Additional 50 Per Cent by 2018 read more

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Connecting West Africa 11-12 June 2013 Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar, Senegal

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Main One provides forum to expand partnerships among West African telecom operators

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Seizing the Digital Growth Opportunities in a better Connected East Africa

East Africa Com
21-22 May 2013
Safari Park Hotel,
Nairobi, Kenya
Visit the website: www.comworldseries.com/eafrica read more

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Hani Alami, CEO, Coolnet, is speaking about wireless networks on Day One of the Broadband MEA conference, taking place from the 19-20 March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE.

Hani Alami, CEO, Coolnet, is speaking about wireless networks on Day One of the Broadband MEA conference, taking place from the 19-20 March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Ahead of the show we speak with him about the impact of Coolnet on the region and the benefits of operating a wide area Wi-Fi network…. read more

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Alaska gets Carrier Ethernet 2.0

Alaska Communications’ CE 2.0 certified services will benefit business, government and consumer markets
Los Angeles: The arrival of Carrier Ethernet (CE 2.0) services, announced today, brings Alaska in step with the best-connected business communities in America, according to Nan Chen, MEF President. He congratulated Alaska Communications for being Alaska’s first provider to achieve the new CE 2.0 certification for both their carrier grade E-Line and E-LAN Ethernet services, now extensively available across the state.  read more

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First Mobile Money Africa Awards to honour industry’s most innovative projects and companies

Mobile Money Africa returns to Johannesburg in May read more

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The 6th annual Managed Services Growth Markets event (Istanbul, Turkey)

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After the first 20 Equipment Vendors certified for CE 2.0, Service Providers now follow suit

Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Has Arrived.
Comcast Business Services is World’s First
CE 2.0 Service Provider

After the first 20 Equipment Vendors certified for CE 2.0,
Service Providers now follow suit
The MEF is a global industry alliance comprising more than 200 organizations including telecommunications service providers, cable MSOs, network equipment/software manufacturers, semiconductors vendors and testing organizations. The MEF’s mission is to accelerate the worldwide adoption of Carrier-class Ethernet networks and services. The MEF develops Carrier Ethernet technical specifications and implementation agreements to promote interoperability and deployment of Carrier Ethernet worldwide.
NetEvents, Wednesday 20th February 2013, Phuket,Thailand: Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company based in the U.S., has become the first Service Provider in the world to achieve CE 2.0 status.  read more

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Clarion addresses industry-specific training needs in energy and telecoms industries

“We are passionate about working in partnership with businesses” read more

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Africa to benefit from China infrastructure investments

Africa’s infrastructure is poised for increased development and investment. The nextdecade should see increased spending on the back of commodity expansion and a growing middle class on the continent. Africa’s economy has remained resilient despite the downturn being experienced in Europe and the US. Africa and South America will be the next global growth point and will see increased investments especially from China. read more

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GLOBALCOM ANGOLA 2013 – Luanda, 16th and 17th of April 2013

Luanda, 16th and 17th of April 2013 read more

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IFC Helps Extend Financial Services in Egypt

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Carrier Ethernet 2.0 pioneers pave way for Ethernet access surge

First wave of CE 2.0 certified products has been announced
January, San Diego, CA: A surge in the number of access providers in the Ethernet community, new markets for regional providers, application-oriented SLA’s, optimized mobile backhaul and cloud service delivery… these are among the benefits now on offer, according to Ihab Tarazi Chairman of the Board, MEF (MetroEthernet Forum), speaking today at the gala announcement of the first twenty vendors to offer Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certified products. Other speakers included Ethernet inventor, Bob Metcalfe, and MEF President Nan Chen.  read more

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