At long last, the African FTTH Boom is here. The rise of last mile fibre is transforming Africa’s broadband retail market dynamics – from bandwidth speeds to user experience, pricing models and market share upheavals, it’s a whole new game.
The race to bring the brains of the African Internet back to the continent has intensified; we say data center colocation is now one of the hottest growth segments in the African ICT market. From cloud-driven demand to business models, our new report on the Rise of the African Data Center is here.
It’s been said that Google’s Africa “Project Link” initiatives can save African broadband. That’s unnecessarily hyperbolic. But our research says Project Link will disrupt the structure of African metro fibre economic models. (Xalam Monthly Subscription Only).
The African international capacity market is facing a paradoxical predicament: a challenged business model at a time of booming Internet traffic, and at the onset of an era of bandwidth abundance. Our new report on the Future of African Bandwidth Markets is here.
We say the rise of connectivity and the cloud are driving the race to bring the brains of the African Internet back to the continent, in the process transforming data center colocation into one of the hottest growth segments in the African ICT market.
A reference document for any investor in African cloud and colocation markets, all in Xalam’s identifiable no-nonsense, data-driven, and economics-focused style. See for yourself.