Reporting on rural connectivity in Africa

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Connecting rural communities has  become a major issue for the telecommunications industry in Africa

The results of an Industry Survey conducted recently by Informa telecoms & Media illustrate this, with 72 per cent of respondents saying that the improvement of access to and adoption of telecommunications services in rural areas is “very important” to their business.


InformaTM’s research on Rural Connectivity in Africa highlights how policy makers, regulators and carriers are looking to address the particular needs of rural markets.

It offers analysis, also, of infrastructure developments and the role of network vendors in providing the necessary technology solutions for rural markets innovative initiatives to overcome the challenges of connecting rural communities to ICT services.

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