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Analogue to Digital Broadcasting Migration in Africa - Executive Summary

Analogue to Digital Broadcasting Migration in Africa - Executive Summary

The 3rd edition of “Analogue to Digital Broadcasting Migration in Africa” Report has now been officially released and is available for download. The report, which consists of 132 pages and 35,000 words, gives a true reflection of the status of the digital switchover across 56 African countries and territories. Any professional who has an interest in the future of broadcasting across the continent will find the information and analysis included in the report invaluable.

Sub-Saharan Africa's Digital Landscape Executive Summary

Sub-Saharan Africa's Digital Landscape Executive Summary

With over 1,000 data points, many from completely new sources, it allows all those involved in the digital ecosystem – whether mobile operators, ISPs, media and broadcast companies or digital content and service companies – to understand overall patterns of behaviour across the continent and in 11 of the largest digital markets.

4G and 5G in Africa Executive Summary

4G and 5G in Africa Executive Summary

The evolution of 4G across the 55 African countries has promised a great deal since the first commercial network went live in 2012. Now, with the continent on the cusp of the first 5G networks being launched, a lot of attention is being directed towards how successful 4G connectivity has been on the continent.   Has it delivered the returns for the mobile network operators that have invested so much? Has it helped to contribute to the transformation of the digital lives of African consumers? Is the wider tech ecosystem thriving from launching a swath of products and services that are taking advantage of the greater capability that 4G offers?

Africa's Media Deficit and Access to Knowledge

Africa's Media Deficit and Access to Knowledge

Access to information is a fundamental human right. Article 19(2) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights1 (ICCPR) links the right to information ...more

The Sub-Saharan African Media Landscape – Then, Now and in the Future August 2014

The Sub-Saharan African Media Landscape – Then, Now and in the Future August 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa is the cockpit for change in terms of the global digital divide and changing media use; in little over a decade it has gone from being largely unconnected to the internet to having millions of people using it.

The Impact of Internet and Social Media on Communications in Africa a Feature Phone User Research Survey

The Impact of Internet and Social Media on Communications in Africa a Feature Phone User Research Survey

There are two parts to this report. Firstly, there is a comparative section looking at the differences in responses between countries in some detail. Secondly, there are individual country sections.

The Impact of Internet and Social Media on Communications in Africa  an Overall Summary of Qualitative research Insights

The Impact of Internet and Social Media on Communications in Africa an Overall Summary of Qualitative research Insights

Focus groups and one to one interviews were carried out in Ethiopia, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. Those chosen were a mixture of educated professionals, health professionals and non-professionals.