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Safaricom: Investing in Africa
17 Nov 2011

As Africa enters into a new era of connectivity capability, with Kenya serving as a major hub for that development, there is added pressure on operators like Safaricom to address a new level of demand from its end users. Kavit Majithia reports.

CEC Liquid Telecom goes live with Zambia network
14 Nov 2011

CEC Liquid Telecom, the joint venture between the Copperbelt Energy Corporation and Liquid Telecom has today announced that the first phase of its countrywide fibre network in Zambia is now live. The network is providing broadband connectivity to mobile operators, ISPs, banks and other corporations.

Safaricom bids for data business with new fibre build
11 Nov 2011

Kenyan operator Safaricom said it will develop its own independent fibre network, as it bids to secure a larger share of the country’s data services market, and reduce reliance on voice revenues.

Samsung demonstrates 4G LTE capabilities
10 Nov 2011

Samsung Electronics has hosted a series of demonstrations of its 4G LTE services at AfricaCom 2011, Africa’s annual communication conference and exhibition. The demonstrations included various types of network systems, chipsets and mobile devices.