News Update - Telecoms and ICT in Africa - Issue No 1067 on 17 December 2021

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Covid-19 as Africa’s technology bump – Digital transformation and its impact on cloud services, streaming and start-ups

17 December 2021

Dear readers, viewers, contributors and advertisers At the end of every year before the holiday season, I write a look back over the year, trying to provide something of more long-term significance than the usual weekly look at what’s happening. This year, this e-letter goes out to both broadcast and telecoms readers because for the first time the converged ‘moment’ that has been a conference topic for at least two decades is beginning to happen. However, with Covid-19 this has been a year like no other and although many Sub-Saharan African countries have escaped some of the worst of the…