The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) says nearly half of the global population aged 10 years and above, equating to some three billion people have never used the Internet. ITU added that the world will need about $428 billion to connect these three billion people by 2030. Olusola Teniola, the President of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria; ATCON joins CNBC Africa for more.
With the digitalisation and technology landscape growing in the continent, how can international technology companies establish themselves in sub-Saharan Africa? CNBC Africa is joined by the Global CEO of IFS, Darren Roos to discuss this further.
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