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West African capacity prices ‘to drop tenfold’
16 Mar 2011

The new submarine cable systems planned to serve Africa’s west coast will, once all completed and lit, precipitate a dramatic fall in wholesale capacity pricing across the region, according to analyst predictions.

Surging mobile data ‘will challenge operators’
11 Mar 2011

Equipment vendor Cisco has forecast that global mobile data traffic volumes will have grown 26-fold by 2015 compared with 2010 levels, fuelling concerns about the ability of mobile operators to cope.