Africa, Africa's carriers' carrier, African internet, African ISP, african telco, african wholesale, Andrew Croft, business case for Africa, connected, Connecting Africa to the world, Diarmid Massey, James Wekesa, Martin Phelps, Roz Roseboro, Russell Southwood, WIOCC
The 5th issue of Connected has recently been released, breaking opinions on topical issues relating to international connectivity.
The Economist recently ran a front-page story: “Africa’s hopeful economies: the sun shines bright – the continent’s impressive growth looks likely to continue”. Many African countries and regions are experiencing strong growth – but not all. We asked our panel of experts:
- Martin Phelps – Director, Strategy & Market Development, AT&T
- Diarmid Massey – Managing Director, Wholesale & Carrier Business, Cable&Wireless Worldwide
- Russell Southwood – CEO, Balancing Act
- Roz Roseboro – Lead Analyst, Analysys Mason
- Andrew Croft – Managing Editor, African Review of Business and Technology
- James Wekesa – CCO, WIOCC
“What is the reality for organisations seeking to ride the wave of increasing prosperity in a continent powered by major improvements in high-capacity, international and terrestrial connectivity, and is there a good business case for telcos to be investing in the continent Q3/4 2012?”
Read their thoughts here.