Africa's Economic Growth Rides on Wireless Rails

Wireless communication is driving economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa much as the railroad did in the 19th-century U.S., accounting for almost a tenth of global mobile subscribers and a growth rate that's beating the world, writes Matthew A. Winkler, who is co-hosting this year's Africa Business Media Innovators Summit in Ghana.



President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo speaks with Bloomberg's Matthew Winkler at the third Africa Business Media Innovators summit in Accra.