Tag Archives: Mobile

Broadband connections in Africa to double in the next five years- Report


Africa’s mobile internet connections are set to double in the next five years, thanks to affordable smartphones and the roll-out of high-speed networks. A report by research and consulting firm Ovum in London estimates that mobile broadband connections will rise from 419-million at the end of 2017, to 1.07-billion by the end of 2022. “Data connectivity is growing strongly in ...

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YouTube is killing off its unskippable 30-second ads


YouTube will stop serving unskippable 30-second ads to users in 2018, Google announced on Friday. The company will instead push its other unskippable ad formats, including the 6-second ad unit it launched in April and its 20-second ads. (We first spotted the story on Campaign.) “We’ve decided to stop supporting 30-second unskippable ads as of 2018 and focus instead on ...

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