Communications Africa weekly digest - 28th August - 1st September

j cadmus Flickr for CAF 307(Image source: j cadmus/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Communications Africa, from 28th August - 1st September 2017  

Liquid Telecom to deliver Microsoft cloud products and services to serve businesses across Africa 

Liquid Telecom’s award-winning pan-African Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has announced that it has partnered with Microsoft through the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme and is now delivering scalable and secure cloud services across Africa. Click here to read the full story.

IGEL extends capabilities of UB Pocket for endpoint management on Apple Mac computers 

For the first time, IT organisations can now convert most 64-bit, x86-based Apple Mac computers into an IGEL OS-powered endpoint via the micro thin client solution. Click here to read the full story

Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies hit gigabit speeds of 1.07 Gbps 

Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have surpassed the Gigabit speed barrier. Click here to read the full story

Connecting Africa Digital Week: Disruptive technology and connectivity accelerating the African digital revolution 

The Connecting Africa community and leading series of African technology, media, and telecommunications events have officially launched the largest online event dedicated to tracking disruptive technologies across Africa. Click here to read the full story

IDC: More consolidation on the cards for Ghana's ICT market 

While the Ghanaian ICT market is more mature in comparison to other West African countries, quality of service (QoS) remains a challenge, with telcos and internet service providers (ISPs) struggling to offer seamless connectivity of voice and data services. Click here to read the full story

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