TELECOMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY INSIGHTS

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Matching Foresight with Sustainable Possibilities

In the next part of our insights series, we’re discussing Telecommunications, Media and Technology – and how they can unlock limitless possibilities in Africa.

Traditionally the provider of voice, data connectivity and mobile payments solutions, the telecommunication sector, is now using technology to build an entire ecosystem around the individual consumer.

As a finance partner to a number of emerging businesses in Africa, we need to understand how we not only improve access to finance, but give them the right tools to facilitate their upward growth in the market.
Through the Absa Insights Series, we help our clients unlock their full growth potential through sustainable opportunities and solutions, ensuring a future for them, our planet and for generations to come.

Prasanna Nana, Head: Telecommunications, Media and Technology gives a view of how the Telecommunications sector is impacting the agriculture and healthcare sector.

Telecommunications, Media and Technology Sector Insights

Unlocking your business's potential with insight and sustainable solutions.

TELECOMS INSIGHTS

How telecommunication companies are using technology in agriculture and healthcare in Africa

Connected phones can save lives and secure food. Prasanna Nana provides her thoughts on how telecommunication companies are aiding the Agriculture and Healthcare sector in Africa.

TELECOMS INSIGHTS

Rural connectivity requires innovative solutions

Feasible rural connectivity in South Africa is critical, but it remains an unattractive prospect for investors. Is there a solution?

TELECOMS INSIGHTS

How mobile network operators are evolving and investing to service everyone

Absa's Premeshin Naidoo unpacks the unique value propositions of African telcos.

TELECOMS INSIGHTS

Digitisation represents a brave new world with infinite promise

Absa's Premeshin Naidoo reviews the telecommunications sector.

TELECOMS INSIGHTS

Telco operators of today must evolve their business models

Absa's Premeshin Naidoo addresses how telcos need to evolve for new markets.

TELECOMS INSIGHTS

Mobile Network Operators are increasingly shedding ownership of infrastructure

Absa's Premeshin Naidoo reviews mobile network operators and infrastructure in Africa.

TELECOMS INSIGHTS

Telco businesses should consider expanding radio access networks

Absa's Premeshin Naidoo addresses why further capital investment is required in radio access

TECHNOLOGY INSIGHTS

The big disruptions of digitisation in cross industries

Premeshin Naidoo discusses how 5G is impacting different industries.

TELECOMS INSIGHTS

The promise and peril of South Africa’s upcoming telco regulations

Premeshin Naidoo addresses upcoming regulations in the telecommunications sector.

TECHNOLOGY INSIGHTS

Digital and mobile solutions are transforming the business landscape across Africa

A quiet financial revolution is gathering pace across Africa, and it all stems from the rise of smart mobile technology.

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Healthcare Insights

The ability to roll out credible, sustainable and high-volume Covid-19 vaccination programs will likely be the single biggest driver of economic recovery in Africa over the next 24 months. Economies that fail to execute on this will be left behind as global trading resumes. Africa is a net importer of goods and services, therefore with the closing of borders and a vaccination rate of < 2% of Africa’s 1.2 billion population, it will leave the continent well behind the rest of the world. The cost will be devastating. We therefore need to increase our efforts in the most collaborative way.

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Telecommunications, Media and Technology Insights

In the next part of our insights series, we’re discussing Telecommunications, Media and Technology – and how they can unlock limitless possibilities in Africa. Traditionally the provider of voice, data connectivity and mobile payments solutions, the telecommunication sector, is now using technology to build an entire ecosystem around the individual consumer.

Read more

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In the next part of the Absa Insights series we discuss Enterprise and Supplier Development across Africa. Small and medium-sized businesses are likely to lead the economic recovery on the African continent, but until they can secure a genuine foothold in corporate value chains, the sector is likely to be dominated by a handful of players who had early-mover advantage and access to finance.

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Consumer Insight Series

As the playing field for consumer products and services is constantly shifting, we extract practical business insights so you can respond effortlessly at every step of your growth journey.

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Agriculture Insight Series

With expertise in the agricultural sector, we offer our clients valuable insights at every step of their growth journey. These strategic partnerships help them unlock their full financial potential with foresight and sustainable solutions.

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