Africa needs more metro fibre for 5G

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 African FTTH Boom

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.