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African economies boosting internet connectivity with fiber technology

As the Internet connectivity deepens across the world, Africa is catching up with fiber optic technology. The World Bank estimates that only one out of five Africans can access the internet which highlights both a challenge and an opportunity for investment. Global tech giants such as Google and Huawei have recently invested in Africa to get more people connected but rates remain high.

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