14 Sep 2012

Read this week's Hot Stories in Africa and Middle East


Hot Stories in Emerging Markets

Etisalat joins Pan-Africa mHealth initiative
http://www.telecompaper.com/news/etisalat-joins-pan-africa-mhealth-initiative

40Mbps uncapped DSL guaranteed for SA
http://mybroadband.co.za/news/broadband/59347-40mbps-uncapped-dsl-guaranteed-for-sa.html

African ICT ministers seek scheme funding, mull space agency
http://www.telecompaper.com/news/african-ict-ministers-seek-scheme-funding-mull-space-agency

VMK preps Africa-designed Elikia smartphone with $170 price, fast track for apps. VMK Founder Verone Mankou will be speaking at AfricaCom in November.
http://www.engadget.com/2012/09/09/vmk-preps-africa-designed-elikia-smartphone-with-170-price/

WACS: business beyond South Africa’s borders
http://businesstech.co.za/news/columns/21088/wacs-business-beyond-south-africas-borders/

Blog Spot
Interview with Rob Sussman, CEO of mobile money brand ZunguZ & speaker at AfricaCom
http://comworldseries.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/interview-with-rob-sussman-joint-ceo.html

Webinar
Infrastructure Sharing
http://www.samenacouncil.org/webinars/#panel10


Picture of the week
Are you ready for the digital revolution?
http://www.wamda.com/application/rapyd/assets/mfm_012/upload/9312_McKinseyinfographic.jpg

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