Is MEO/LEO Satellite Broadband The Future Of Connectivity In Africa?

Is MEO/LEO satellite broadband the future of connectivity in Africa?
Photo Credit: Mark Handley/University College London. Source: Business Insider

Internet connectivity in Africa is growing at a time when satellite broadband is taking the form to disrupt the global telecommunications industry. What does the satellite broadband trend mean for Africa’s mobile boom and other emerging markets globally? On a global scale, satellite broadband services generated merely USD 2 billion revenue out of the USD…

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