Posts Tagged ‘LTE’

African mobile penetration hits 80%

We tend to have certain paradigms about the “developed world” and the “developing world.” Including, of course, media-fed images of Africa as a place of almost irredeemable poverty, deprivation, and pain. Many of our paradigms are, of course, illusions. A new report on the African telecommunications market highlights that mobile penetration in Africa hit 80 […]

Africa well positioned for leap to 4G LTE

With its capacity for innovation, Africa’s mobile network sector is well positioned to drive the explosion in service offerings on the back of 4G LTE implementations.  This is the view of Sherry Zameer, Africa and Middle East Head of telecommunication solutions for Gemalto, world leader in digital security.   Zameer’s comments follow the AfricaCom conference held […]

Africa’s mobile market set to quadruple

The African mobile telecom market is forecast to grow from a combined value of over US$60 billion in 2013, to a value in 2020 of almost US$234 billion – with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.27%. This is according to new research conducted by Manifest Mind, a sustainability research and consulting company based in […]

GSMA Report Reveals European Mobile Industry At A Crossroads

— Partnership Between European Mobile Operators and Policy Makers Is Critical to Unlocking the Benefits of the “Connected Life” BRUSSELS, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Ahead of today’s GSMA Mobile 360-Europe conference in Brussels, the GSMA released a comprehensive assessment of the impact of the mobile industry in Europe. The report(1) “Mobile Economy Europe 2013”, […]