Mobile Data Use Doubles in Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenyan commuters using Wi-Fi on private minibuses. By Sven Torrfin

Mobile data use is growing fast in sub-Saharan Africa, opening up big opportunities for mobile service and telecommunications equipment providers, Swedish company Ericsson says in its latest mobility report for the region.

Between 2012 and 2013 mobile data use doubled in sub-Saharan Africa and that figure is forecast to nearly double year-on-year over most of the next six years, according to the report released Tuesday.

Read more: Mobile Data Use Doubles in Sub-Saharan Africa – Digits – WSJ.

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