Is Africa Ready For 3G?

With everyone talking about European and Asian 3G launches (while, of course, the US lags behind), now some are questioning whether Africa can make the big leap to 3G and catch up with the rest of the world (if not pole vault in front of some areas). Companies are certainly looking to get into the space, and they realize that while it may seem strange to offer fancy wireless networks to people who don’t even have landlines – it’s still a lot cheaper for the carriers to set up towers than to run wires to every single house.

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