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The complex future for mobile telecoms in Africa (consumers are starting to win out)
March 16, 2014 ♦ No Comment
The complex future for mobile telecoms in Africa (consumers are starting to win out)

Deloitte recently completed an in-depth analysis of the African mobile telecommunications market that aptly covers all aspects of the current mobile telecoms business in Africa, from recent trends to operational strategies to new opportunities.

Less than 6% of African mobile network traffic is devoted to video, 1% of subscribers account for 41% of monthly data usage
November 11, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Less than 6% of African mobile network traffic is devoted to video, 1% of subscribers account for 41% of monthly data usage

As of September 2013, less than 6% of African mobile network traffic is devoted to video. But, the share of video data is expected to grow faster than in any other region…ever.

African internet and broadband facts from ‘Measuring the Information Society 2013′ report
October 14, 2013 ♦ No Comment
African internet and broadband facts from ‘Measuring the Information Society 2013′ report

A recent ITU report examines global ICT development, the cost of broadband, and how youth are driving internet usage. We’ve broken out how trends apply to African countries.

OA News: September 7-13, 2013 (General Africa)
September 13, 2013 ♦ No Comment

Part two of this week’s African tech news round-up consists of 30 stories about how technology is changing Africa.

Cohesive effort is needed if LTE is to be embraced by Africa (and stand out from 3G)
July 14, 2013 ♦ No Comment

Highlights from the LTE Africa conference held in July 2013 include statistics, outlook, and recommendations for industry players.

Reasons why African nations are wise to update (or create) a national broadband policy
July 3, 2013 ♦ No Comment

The presence of a national broadband plan equates to a 2.5% increase in fixed broadband penetration (7.4% in mobile). African nations should consider updating or creating new plans.