Explore the current state and innovative solutions to enhance rural connectivity and bridge digital gaps in Africa in our upcoming webinar entitled 'African Vistas: The Rural Connectivity Revolution' on February 20 at 1 UTC.

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Ericsson announced the appointment of Majda Lahlou Kassi as Ericsson's Vice President and Head of Ericsson West Africa and Morocco. Having spent close to 25 years at Ericsson, Kassi will play a pivotal role in leading the strategic direction and operational excellence of Ericsson’s business within this geography, supporting Ericsson's customers with the latest innovative technologies that will advance the connectivity and ultimately societies in the West African region.

Read more: Ericsson Appoints New VP and Head for West Africa & Morocco

The Communications Authority (CA) of Kenya's Board of Directors has appointed David Mugonyi as the new Director General, effective January 15, 2024. CA Board Chairperson Mary Mungai highlighted Mugonyi's extensive 23-year career in public service, media, and strategic communications, emphasizing his qualifications, including a Master's Degree in International Journalism and a Bachelor's Degree in Education.

Read more: Kenya's Communications Authority Appoints New Director General

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, artificial intelligence (AI) stands as a key strength driving innovation and shaping the future of industries. This is particularly evident in the strategic partnerships between tech giants like Microsoft and cutting-edge AI developers like OpenAI.

Read more: The Power of Partnerships in Fueling AI Competition

MTN Group has emerged as a prominent player in the telecommunications and technology landscape, making a significant impact on the industry. With its roots in South Africa, MTN has swiftly expanded its reach across the African continent and beyond, establishing itself as a leading telecommunications giant.

Read more: MTN Group: Pioneering 5G Innovation and AI Integration for Sustainable Growth 

South Africa, having confronted an unprecedented 230 million cybersecurity threats in 2022, surpassing other African nations, is now on a transformative path toward strengthening its cybersecurity resilience. Affordability challenges have left the country vulnerable, with economic constraints leading to diminished investments in security measures. Yet, as the perception of cybersecurity shifts from a luxury to a necessity, the landscape is set for substantial changes in 2024.

Read more: 2024 Cybersecurity Outlook: Strengthening South Africa's Digital Shield

As a wrap-up to the 17th edition of Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit, Telecom Review Group organized its Excellence Awards ceremony to recognize exceptional global and regional companies, along with industry leaders, for their innovative initiatives and influential contributions throughout 2023. One of these awards, recognizing the Best Operator, was conferred upon MTN Group to recognize its outstanding efforts and results.

Read more: Telecom Review Excellence Awards 2023: Best Operator – Africa

As a wrap-up to the 17th edition of Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit, Telecom Review Group organized its Excellence Awards ceremony to recognize exceptional global and regional companies, along with industry leaders, for their innovative initiatives and influential contributions throughout 2023.

Read more: Telecom Egypt Wins “Best Fiber Infrastructure Deployment – Africa” Award

The Telecom Review Leaders' Summit, 17th edition, witnessed a compelling keynote address delivered by Mohammed Aliyu, Chief FibreCo Officer at Bayobab. Aliyu's presentation, centered around inspiring greatness and achieving goals, shed light on the pivotal role of fiber technology in transforming connectivity across Africa.

Read more: Beyond Limits: Bayobab Explores the Power of Fiber Technology in Telecom

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