Africa needs at least another 300,000 kms of metro and interurban fibre to extend 4G coverage and be ready for 5G, according to “The Future of African Fibre Networks”, a new report by Xalam Analytics.
The emergence of Angolan wholesale carrier Angola Cables is shaking an already competitive African wholesale market. The company is set to become a top-three owner of African international capacity. What will it do with its considerable capacity surplus? The answer to this question has far-reaching implications for the future of African international bandwidth markets.