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Who is leading Africa’s digital infrastructure investment to enable the technology of the future?

Leaders from MTN, C-Squared, Seacom and Convergence Partners discuss the critical issues ahead of their speaking roles at TMT Finance Africa in Cape Town 2019

Digital and broadband infrastructure investment is clearly one of the top priorities for Africa’s key telecom operators and investment firms in 2019. In this article, leaders from MTN, C-Squared, Seacom and Convergence Partners discuss the critical issues ahead of their speaking roles at TMT Finance Africa in Cape Town 2019…

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Africa TMT investment increases as Ethiopia telecom privatisation leads new wave of deals for 2019

Ethio Telecom, which has around 66 million customers, took a major step forward in its much-anticipated privatisation last month by pre-selecting six consultancies in partnership with the World Bank

Telecom, media and tech investment and consolidation activity in Africa is predicted to reach a record high for 2019 as a number of significant deals including the opening up of Ethiopia’s telecom sector are scheduled, reports specialist news provider TMT Finance (www.TMTFinance.com). Pan-African telecom operators MTN, Orange and Vodacom are…

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Over $10 billon of Africa telecom, media and technology (TMT) infrastructure initial public offering (IPO) and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals predicted in 2019 as investor appetite and valuations grow

TMT Finance exclusively reported last week on the US$1bn sale of South African datacentre firm Teraco Data Environments to US private equity firm Berkshire Partners

TMT (telecom, media and technology) infrastructure mergers, acquisitions and fundraising in Africa is predicted to continue growing in 2019, as investment news provider TMT Finance (www.TMTFinance.com) predicts that transactions for the year will exceed $10 billion, due to increasing dealflow across the region and appetite from global industry and investors. TMT…

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Capital floods in for flourishing African fintech and payments sector

Financial transactions made via the internet or a mobile phone are expected to grow from US$200m at the moment to an eyewatering US$3bn by 2020

Close to US$100m of fundraising has been injected already in 2018 into Africa’s bourgeoning fintech and mobile payments sector, with a significant amount of capital still to be deployed this year, and prospects for the sector looking bullish, according to telecom, media and tech news and events company, TMT Finance…

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Liquid Telecom, Dark Fibre Africa, IFC, SEACOM and Wananchi Group to discuss broadband leadership and investment strategies at London summit

TMT Finance Africa 2018 will return to London on September 19 in London, and will feature a dedicated panel on Broadband Leadership, which will discuss strategies for regional growth

The transition from voice-centric to data-centric business models for African telecommunications and broadband companies is driving change in the industry and is helping to evolve investing strategies, according to global news and leadership events provider TMT Finance (www.TMTFinance.com). Joseph d’Arrast, EMEA Editor at TMT Finance, said: “The increasing demand for…

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Network infrastructure investment and digital transformation top priorities for African telecom operators, says TMT Finance

Topics such as network infrastructure business models, B2B and B2C convergence, M&A, digital transformation and partnerships, are among the key topics to be debated at TMT Finance Africa 2018

Accelerating digital transformation strategies, investing in new wireless and fixed network infrastructure, and embracing emerging technologies such as AI and IoT are among the top priorities for African telecom operators for the year ahead, according to global telecom, media and technology news and events company, TMT Finance (http://www.TMTfinance.com/africa/programme). “Like many…

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African broadband operators increase investment to meet soaring data demand

An urgent requirement for new investment into telecom and broadband infrastructure in Africa is driving a fresh flurry of deal activity across the continent, says TMT Finance

An urgent requirement for new investment into telecom and broadband infrastructure in Africa is driving a fresh flurry of mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, investment and financing activity, as the region’s key players jostle for position to meet the soaring demand for data across the continent, says global news provider, TMT Finance…

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Innovation and consolidation to drive African telecom, media and tech deals, says Standard Bank

Improving economic growth and investment in technology and broadband to fuel growth in Africa’s telecom media and tech sector

The global head of TMT (www.TMTfinance.com/capetown) for Africa’s largest bank, Standard Bank (www.StandardBank.com), is predicting continuing deal flow and increasing investment in Africa’s flourishing telecom, media and technology sector in 2018, against a backdrop of improving economic growth and increasingly stable currency outlook across key markets such as Nigeria.  …

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Africa: Telecom, Media and Tech leaders meet in Cape Town for regional investment event

Cape Town, South Africa will play host to the TMT Finance Africa event for the first time

Key decision makers from MTN, Vodacom, Econet Wireless, Safaricom, Millicom, Convergence Partners, Standard Bank, MainOne and Rand Merchant Bank are among the first key speakers announced for TMT Finance Africa in Cape Town 2018, which is taking place on March 15. The event gathers Africa’s top telecom, media and technology…

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TMT Finance Africa in Cape Town event announced for March 2018

The now well-established TMT Finance Africa franchise has previously been held in Nairobi, Lagos and London annually since 2009

TMT Finance (www.TMTFinance.com), the global telecom, media and tech investment news and events provider, has announced the launch of the inaugural TMT Finance Africa in Cape Town (www.TMTfinance.com/capetown), South Africa conference on March 15, 2018. The senior executive only conference, supported by Standard Bank and IFC (World Bank Group), will…