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/ 27 March 2008

Broadband uptake in Africa gains momentum

African businesses and consumers are increasingly adopting broadband for basic internet access and voice services, adding momentum to the move from dial-up to ADSL, a study by BMI-TechKnowledge has revealed. Access to international capacity remains an inhibiting factor to the development of broadband services on the continent, with the notable exception of North Africa.

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/ 12 November 2007

SA broadband connections expected to soar

South African fixed and wireless broadband connections are expected to reach more than 3,3-million subscribers over the period 2007 to 2012, according to a report by ICT market research group BMI-TechKnowledge. It says the increase in connections represents a compound annual growth rate of 33% from this year until 2012.