Think the world's connected? Think again. A slide from BRCK's AfricaCom 2020 session.
#FairnessFirst: How Africa's digital divide is being diminished, one innovation at a time

The final two sessions of the 2020 track of AfricaCom - focused on how the 'smart feature phone' will revolutionise the digital landscape in Africa and what will happen when 1bn Africans are connected to the internet - were called 'two of the most underrated of AfricaCom 2018," by African telecommunications specialist Ashley Holling. Here's why.

By Leigh Andrews 15 hours ago

All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners
All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners

The 2018 AfricaCom Awards were announced at a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event celebrating those trailblazers leading digital inclusion, connectivity and digital development on the African continent.

15 Nov 2018

#AfricaCom2018: How to leapfrog when improving customer experience
#AfricaCom2018: How to leapfrog when improving customer experience

My highlight of the second day of AfricaCom 2018 featured the morning's first headliner keynote session on customer experience in the digital frontier, where Indranil Das, VP and head of Ericsson digital services for EMEA explained the importance of anticipating customer needs on the path towards Africa 4.0.

By Leigh Andrews 14 Nov 2018

The 5G imperative
The 5G imperative

Futureproof, sustainable and innovative - these are the terms that must define communication investment across the African continent.

13 Nov 2018

What to expect at AfricaCom 2018
What to expect at AfricaCom 2018

The 21st edition of AfricaCom kicks off today, 13 November 2018, in Cape Town and is shaping up to be an impressive event. The number of speakers, visitors and exhibitors grow year on year, mirroring the expanding influence that technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) is having on the world at large.

13 Nov 2018