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.
South Africa became the first African country to host the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) World conference this month. The conference was hosted under the theme “Innovation for a Smarter Digital Development”. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke with Deputy Minister of Telecommunications Stella Ndabeni Abrahams to discuss the outcomes of the ITU.