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Discussions Discussion Digital Africa
Bert Breton, March 14, 2011

Three companies will dominate digital Africa for the next decade. The first is Facebook. The mobile site was zero-rated in 2010—that is, made free of data charges. The second company is Google. Google’s most interesting initiative is with languages. There are over 100 African languages with 1m or more speakers, and Google wants to offer knowledge, transaction services, and entertainment in all of them.
The third big player in Africa’s digital revolution is Nokia. Apple is nowhere in Africa and shows little interest in democratisation, but Nokia is facing stiff competition at the top of the market from BlackBerry,

http://moreintelligentlife.com/content/ideas/jm-ledgard/digital-africa?page=full
Bert Breton
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