South Africa ICT

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In the most affluent parts of large South African cities, ICT infrastructure is often world-class, with high-bandwidth fibre-optic cables to long-term evolution (LTE) mobile connectivity and a range of service providers. But, reflecting its stark disparities in income and the contrast between urban centres and the less-developed countryside,...

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While voice revenues grew in 2012 as operators successfully released attractive packages onto the market, high levels of penetration and limited scope to cut prices further have meant that data services are an increasingly important field of competition in the telecoms sector. Data growth has been impressive in recent years, albeit from a low...

At the tip of the continent, South Africa’s position has long made it a natural trade entrepôt, and is now seeing it become an increasingly important centre for global telecommunications. Rising international connectivity is helping boost the country’s competitiveness as an ICT service exporter.

According to the Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa has the largest IT market in Africa, ranking 20th in the world and eighth when IT spending is factored in as a part of GDP. While this bodes well for IT vendors and service providers, many attribute the high ranking to strong levels of IT spend among the corporate segment and assert...

How good is Africa at advancing and adopting information and communications technology (ICT)?

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