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Growth in international Internet capacity connected to Africa outpaces all other regions of the world, new research shows. African Internet bandwidth grew by 41% between 2014 and 2015, and by 51% compounded annually over the past five years, to reach 2,9Tbit/s, according to new data from

The number of mobile subscriptions worldwide has topped 7bn for the first time, according to new data from telecommunications research firm TeleGeography. There are now 7,1bn mobile subscriptions globally, according to TeleGeography. Perhaps

New research by TeleGeography shows Africa will lead the world in international bandwidth demand in coming years. The data, from the company’s global bandwidth forecast service, suggests that demand for international bandwidth from Africa will rise at a compound annual rate of 51% between 2012 and 2019

Between 2010 and 2013, investors will spend more on submarine cable systems in Africa than anywhere else in the world, a new report from TeleGeography shows. Investors are expected to pump almost US$2bn into new undersea cable systems serving Africa in 2012 and 2013, on top of the more than $1bn spent in 2010 and 2011. In the same period, investments