Tag: connectivity

Ericsson, UNICEF partner to boost school connectivity in Africa

Ericsson and UNICEF recently launched a global partnership to map internet connectivity in schools in 35 countries by the end of 2023, an initiative that aims to give young people digital skills so they can participate in the digital economy. CNBC Africa spoke with Todd Ashton, Vice President and Head of Ericsson South and East Africa for more.

Africa set to top 1 billion mobile internet connections in five years: study

Africa’s mobile internet connections are set to double in the next five years, a study showed on Monday, thanks to affordable smartphones and the roll-out of high-speed networks. A report by research and...

Op-Ed: Should Africa's telecoms industry be wary of Facebook?

Facebook could completely cannibalise our existing telecommunications industries. And I don’t think we’re prepared for this at all.