Africa

1.5 billion 5G subscriptions by 2024 – Ericsson report
Could there really be more than a billion 5G subscriptions in just over five years? A new report says yes.
Fastest cable between Africa and the Americas comes on-line
The South Atlantic Cable System will greatly improve Internet speeds in the Southern Hemisphere - and promote digital inclusion.
Yahsat expands into Côte d'Ivoire
Introduction of YahClick will be especially helpful to rural customers in the West African nation.
Yahsat inks major satellite broadband deal
Deal with Hughes Network Systems will help provide high-speed Internet to unserved and underserved communities.
Coming to West Africa: more data centres
MainOne and Minkels plan to expand what's already West Africa’s largest tier III+ data centre company.
Can blockchain digitally empower Africa?
New report from Liquid Telecom highlights potential and pitfalls. Also: a new digital service to allow unbanked people to pay for all their utilities at once.
Africa's great 4G rollout
Countries across the continent are rapidly launching 4G networks - as smartphone use soars.
Zain reports profit increase in first half of 2018
Big growth in data revenues and rise in overall customers.