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Africa: Transformation through Cellphones

Submitted by on October 27, 2015 – 12:42 pm

global_right_graphThe mobile industry in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to scale rapidly, reaching 367 million subscribers in mid-2015. Migration to higher speed networks and smartphones continues apace, with mobile broadband connections set to increase from just over 20% of the connection base today to almost 60% by 2020. Falling device prices are encouraging the rapid adoption of smartphones, with the region set to add more than 400 million new smartphone connections by 2020, by which time the smartphone installed base will total over half a billion. – See more at: http://gsmamobileeconomy.com/ssafrica/#sthash.techepUu.dpuf

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