Connectivity across the continent is indeed getting better, and African countries are making some of the biggest leaps in terms of mobile and Internet penetration. But growth is easier when you're starting from a low base -- of the 157 countries surveyed in ITU's ICT Development Index, the worst-ranking 22 are all African. Read more...
"The company's positive performance has been driven by its on-net services and efficient utilisation of its infrastructure," stated Naila Govan-Vassen, ICT Research Analyst at Frost & Sullivan. "Neotel have continued to focus on client service and service delivery; with their mean time to repair improving from just over 12 hours to around 3 hours."
Investors and innovators from across Africa will converge in Nairobi on Thursday, October 24 for this year's DEMO Africa conference, where innovative tech start-ups will pitch for funding and technical support. The two-day conference, billed as the continent's premier launch pad for emerging technologies and trends, has attracted venture [...]