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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…

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Surge in M&A and investment predicted in African mobile and broadband as telcos seek scale

African mobile telecoms operators, infrastructure owners and service providers are ramping up investment and targeting acquisitions across the region

African mobile telecoms operators, infrastructure owners and service providers are ramping up investment and targeting acquisitions across the region to meet the surge in demand for connectivity, a leading telecom transaction adviser said. “The African TMT vista remains extraordinarily vibrant. Fundamental demand is not in doubt, and neither is exponential growth…

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Datacentre investment leaders highlight Africa investment opportunity

Michael Tobin OBE, former chief executive of data center operator Telecity, who is a key speaker at the upcoming TMT Finance Africa 2017 event in London, said there is massive potential for datacentre investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Large scale datacentre investment opportunities are increasing in Sub-Saharan Africa as key commercial hubs benefit from the critical combination of high quality international backbone infrastructure (subsea cable) connectivity and mushrooming local demand for data, say investment leaders. Michael Tobin OBE, former chief executive of data center operator Telecity, who is…

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Africa telecom and finance leaders assess accelerating digital investment opportunities

Telecom and tech companies are increasing investment across Africa as the rapidly improving digital infrastructure and services, and the take up of smartphones, provide huge opportunities for business and revenue growth

Leaders from Africa's biggest telecom investment companies including MTN, Orange, Helios Towers, American Tower, Eaton Towers, Google, Microsoft, Liquid Telecom and SEACOM are meeting with investment bankers, investors and advisers in London on May 24 to discuss accelerating new investment opportunities in digital communications and infrastructure.   Telecom and tech…

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Tech and Media Leaders Meet in Lagos to Assess Investment and Growth Strategies

Poised to become the technology and investment hub for Africa – Lagos, Nigeria will play host to the event for the first time

Leading strategy and investment heads from technology and telecom giants including Google, Uber, Intel, Africa Internet Group, Vodacom, Airtel, Nokia and Etisalat are meeting in Lagos on September 20 to discuss strategies for investment and regional growth at TMT Finance Africa in Lagos 2016 http://www.TMTFinance.com/Lagos/. Poised to become the technology…

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Standard Bank predicts Increased M&A Activity in African Telecom, Media and Technology

Standard Bank, Africa’s largest bank by assets, is partnering with international news and events provider TMT Finance for the inaugural TMT Finance Africa in Lagos 2016 Conference

Standard Bank (www.StandardBank.com), Africa’s largest bank by assets, is partnering with international news and events provider TMT Finance for the inaugural TMT Finance Africa in Lagos 2016 Conference, which is bringing together the leading decision makers in African telecoms, media and technology (TMT) to Lagos on September 20, 2016 http://www.TMTFinance.com/lagos/…

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Telecom M&A and Digital Convergence to lead Deal Activity in Africa

TMT Finance is teaming up with IHS Towers, the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, to bring an international audience to Africa’s technology hub, Lagos, for the first event of its kind in Nigeria

Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016 and 2017, according to global news and events company, TMT Finance (www.TMTFinance.com). The topics will top the bill at the inaugural TMT…