There is a lot of enthusiasm surrounding the arrival of 5G mobile connectivity in Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to have 226 million 5G mobile network subscriptions by 2030, reflecting a 17% adoption rate compared to 0.2% in 2022, according to the report by GSMA. Twenty-seven operators have already launched commercial 5G mobile services in 16 countries within the region.
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In the ever-evolving landscape of the telecommunications industry, adaptability is key. e& stands at the forefront of this transformation, navigating the transition from a traditional telecom entity to a powerful technology enabler. The rapid pace of technological advancement and shifting consumer expectations present a series of complex challenges, impacting various facets of operations.
RedSea, the sustainable Agri Climate Tech business whose pioneering technology advances commercial farming in hot climates globally, appointed Bruno De Oliveira as VP of East Africa & Egypt.
In a groundbreaking opening, the Africa Tech Festival 2023 launched its 26th edition in Cape Town, thrusting Africa into the global spotlight with a resolute focus on sustainable connectivity.
In just two weeks, the highly anticipated 17th edition of Telecom Review Leaders' Summit will bring together the industry leaders that form today’s ICT powerhouse.
Inspired by Africa’s ‘Tree of Life’, Bayobab (formerly MTN GlobalConnect) is committed to providing Africa with next-gen digital solutions across its vast regions. With a foundation rooted in partnerships and a vision marked by ambitious and bold initiatives, Bayobab has successfully merged its rich heritage with its forward-looking aspirations.
Telecom Egypt and The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) have today signed an agreement for, and activated, the second ICANN Managed Root Server (IMRS) installation in Africa, hosted in Cairo, Egypt.
With a vibrant population, abundant natural resources, and access to ocean shipping, Africa has the potential to become a major part of global supply chains and an economic powerhouse in the coming decades. The key that unlocks this future lies in energizing the continent’s people and businesses through digital infrastructure based on mobile connectivity.
Eutelsat OneWeb has entered into a multi-year master distribution agreement with NEC XON, marking a strategic move to provide top-tier Low Earth Orbit (LEO) connectivity across Sub-Saharan Africa. This agreement encompasses not only the deployment of Eutelsat OneWeb's LEO satellite-based network but also includes provisions for installation services and extensive training throughout the region.
Telecom Namibia has signed an agreement with Huawei to deliver a fixed-mobile convergence core network (FMC Core). The estimated investment for this upgrade is around 100 million Namibian dollars.