Virtualization will reshape the telecommunications industry if it matures

The hype around software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) is growing in the telecoms industry. The hope is that these technologies will enable service providers and network operators to drive down capital expenditure, simplify configuration and maintenance, and improve the agility of their networks. However, as promising as…

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Two Major Telecommunications Focuses For The Future In Afrika

Since 2009, the Afrikan telecommunications industry has come a long way in connecting people and businesses to reliable, affordable and fast Internet services. The new submarine cables that started to land off the continent’s east and west coasts from 2009 onwards brought with them more affordable and plentiful international…

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Afrika On The Cusp Of A Mobile Broadband Boom

The telecoms industry in Africa is on the cusp of a fibre and mobile broadband boom, as network operators scramble to meet the demand for video, cloud applications and mobile solutions among consumers and businesses. The telecoms industry this year, should be able to accelerate deployment of true broadband services…

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