Communications Africa weekly digest - 22nd - 26th May

j cadmus Flickr for CAF 307(Image source: j cadmus/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week's new on Communications Africa, from 22 - 26 May 2017

Inmarsat empowers next generation of students in Rwanda to harness the IoT for a more sustainable future 

Inmarsat announces initiatives to enable entrepreneurs and students in Rwanda to deepen their understanding of IoT. Click here to read the full story. 

Quiptel and Verimatrix to deliver West Africa’s first secure OTT service to residents of Bonny Island 

Quiptel’s technology is designed to overcome distance, congestion, and heavy rainfall to ensure thousands of people can stream live and on-demand TV uninterrupted. Click here to read the full story

West Africa Mobile Award winners announced in Lagos 

The 10 winners of the West Africa Mobile Awards, the first truly West African technology awards to recognise the region’s best mobile and tech companies, were announced last week at the awards party in Lagos, Nigeria. Click here to read the full story. 

MainOne advocates need for greater investments to drive data explosion in Africa 

Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent’s broadband data explosion. Click here to read the full story

Nigerian CIOs must focus on the needs of the connected consumer 

By Magnus Nmonwu, Regional Director for Sage in West Africa. Click here to read the full story.  

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