Communications Africa weekly digest - 30th October - 3rd November

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Teraco chosen as Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute connectivity partner 

Teraco Data Environments, Africa’s largest neutral data centre, has announced it will be a Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Connectivity partner, providing clients high-performance private network connections to Microsoft Azure and other Microsoft Cloud Services. Click here to read the full story.  

Bharti Airtel’s revenue up by 2.8 per cent Y-o-Y on an underlying basis in Africa 

Bharti Airtel Limited has announced its audited consolidated Ind-AS results for the second quarter that ended on 30 September 2017, noting that revenues were up by 2.8 per cent year over year (Y-o-Y) on an underlying basis in Africa. Click here to read the full story.  

Djibouti Telecom peers at France-IX Paris and Marseille Internet Exchange 

Boosts capacity and IP network performance at Djibouti Telecom, improving overall customer experience and continuing digital transformation in Africa. Click here to read the full story.   

Cloud 2.0 – the dawning of Pragmatic Cloud? 

South Africa’s cloud adoption rate is on the increase and we are rapidly moving from cloud-first to a cloud-only methodology. Click here to read the full story.  

Jumia Black Friday 2017: Jumia Nigeria announces dates for biggest sales event of the year 

Jumia Nigeria has announced the dates and partners for its biggest sales event of the year, Jumia Black Friday 2017. Click here to read the full story.  

Facebook launches Africa’s first SME council in Nigeria 

Facebook has launched its Nigerian SME Council, aiming to support small and medium sized businesses across Africa. Click here to read the full story.  

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