Communications Africa weekly digest - 20th - 24th November

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 20th - 24th November 2017 

Lumos rolls out at-home solar electricity device in Nigeria 

Lumos Mobile Electricity Service has deployed its 60,000th Y’ello Box, an at-home solar electricity device, enabling customer to gain access to reliable and affordable electricity. Click here to read the full story.  

Paratus to disrupt telecoms in Botswana 

Paratus has announced that it intends to disrupt the telecoms market and bring quality, reliable enterprise telecommunication services to Botswana. Click here to read the full story.  

The BICS Report highlights growth and revenue opportunities in wholesale telecoms 

Global communications enabler, BICS has launched ‘The BICS Report’, a comprehensive document evaluating the main trends and drivers in wholesale telecoms. Click here to read the full story.  

Abidjan holds biggest eSport event in Africa 

Abidjan held the first and largest eSport event in Africa which welcomed 256 gamers gathered to compete over two days for cash prizes amounting to $15,274 Euros at the Palais de la Culture. Click here to read the full story.  

Growing market in Senegal for mobile banking 

At the launch of the Senegal-UK Chamber of Commerce, held this week in London, the growth of the West African country's mobile banking sector was highlighted by the panelists. Click here to read the full story.  

Competitive gaming reaches the next level in Africa 

A recent international gaming tournament held in Kenya revealed pent-up demand from a new generation of African gamers. But the rise of competitive gaming in the region hinges on the rollout of more advanced network infrastructure. Click here to read the full story.  

How satellite will accelerate Africa's digital transition 

Digital homes in Africa will grow to 75mn by 2021. Click here to read the full story.  

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