Presentation by MainOne, An Equinix Company at AfPIF 2023

Africa is experiencing significant growth across the Interconnect landscape and infrastructure. However, the continent needs to focus on growth in key areas that facilitate faster ecosystem development.

This paper by MainOne Head of Technical Solutions, Oluwasayo Oshadami presented at AfPIF 2023 titled ‘The Growing Interconnect Ecosystem in Africa’,  looks at Africa for the past 10 years through various reports and research work done and documented. It provides an overview of the Internet penetration, submarine access, terrestrial network reach and Data Center and how the continent has grown. It aslo highlights areas of growth the players in the region should focus on to compete with other countries/continent e.g Europe.

Where is the next growth coming from? How can the entire region can leverage on the models deployed in the southern part of Africa which has the highest penetration rate and technology development to advance Interconnect growth?

Download the full paper to discover untapped opportunities for growth and explore successful regional models that can propel Africa’s digital transformation.

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