Africa: Google and Facebook Get Into African Submarine Cables
The first generation of African submarine cable building is over and with the announcement of Google and Facebook cables, the second generation of cable building begins. Russell… Read more »
Cote d'Ivoire: Raising Mobile Money Rates By Adding Taxes Is Killing the Golden Goose
Africa's cash-strapped governments have a nasty habit of taxing anything that moves, particularly when it involves big money. In January 2016 the Ivorian Government decided to… Read more »
Cote d'Ivoire: Private Broadcasting Competition Gathers Pace in Cote d'Ivoire
Cote d'Ivoire is both opening up its broadcasting space and implementing its digital transition. However, the speed of both developments has been rather slow. Russell Southwood… Read more »
Cote d'Ivoire: "86% of Our Content Is Viewed On a Mobile Phone"
The mobile phone is becoming one of the key devices for accessing broadcast material in Africa. Cote d'Ivoire public broadcaster RTI has chosen to meet the challenge rather than… Read more »
Africa: A Warning Sign to African Telecoms Operators - Fire At Operator Closes Down Nearly 50% of Its Capacity
The fire on 30 April at Orange Cote d'Ivoire should send a shiver down the spine of all African telecoms operators. They now operate essential infrastructure and barring… Read more »
Cote d'Ivoire: Minister Says It Will Be Ready for Digital Transition Well Before 2020 Deadline
Bruno Nabagné Koné, Minister of Communications, Digital Economy and Post has announced that Cote d'Ivoire will have completed its digital transition by its new… Read more »
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