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Addressing economic challenges key to delivering digital communication in Africa

Published on November 24, 2015

With Africa’s data traffic expected to grow by over 20 times in the next 5 years, ICT companies are now deploying all strategies possible to grasp a fair share of the market.

According to satellite services provider Intelsat, 40 per cent unique subscribers are projected to come from rural and harder to reach regions and therefore the need to connect these areas. Delegates attending the Africacom 2015 expo in Cape Town emphasized on the need to include rural communities in companies’ growth strategies rather than treat them as disadvantaged minority in order to empower such people to grow and connect in the digital space. Read more. Source | Standard Digital