At long last, the African FTTH Boom is here. From Kenya to South Africa, Mauritius, or Congo-Brazzaville, the rise of last mile fibre is transforming Africa’s broadband retail market. From user experience to pricing models and market share upheavals, we say it’s a whole new game.
Netflix has launched its service in 130 countries, including 54 in Africa. We marvel at the audacity of rolling out this complex a service with this kind of scale. We are most intrigued by the underlying infrastructure subtext and we say African ISPs may well be the ones to bear the cost for this manna.