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The slow pace at which African countries, including SA, are moving to digital terrestrial television could have serious economic implications in the next few years. It could cost the continent significant economic growth. That’s the view of Peter Lyons, director

Africa is now the world’s second largest mobile market by connections after Asia and the fastest-growing mobile market in the world, according to the GSMA, and industry association. According to the new GSMA Africa Mobile Observatory 2011 report

The GSMA, a cellular telecommunications industry association, says there will be more than 500m broadband connections worldwide using third-generation mobile high-speed packet access (HSPA) technology by the end of this month. Also, the first 1m connections

Sentech should concentrate on building SA’s digital terrestrial television broadcasting network and forget about trying to involve itself, again, in building a national broadband telecommunications network

The GSMA, which represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, believes the Nigerian government can unlock up to N862bn (R37,7bn) in GDP growth by 2015 by supporting the roll-out of mobile broadband