WATERLOO, ON -- Sandvine (TSX: SVC), a leading provider of intelligent broadband and network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today revealed the latest African Internet usage trends.
The data was collected as part of Sandvine’s Global Internet Phenomena Program which, together with Sandvine’s Internet Phenomena Blog, is industry-renowned for revealing the latest facts, fads, and future trends about consumer Internet usage from networks around the globe.
Sandvine’s solutions are currently being used by more than 30 networks in approximately 20 African countries to provide actionable business intelligence and policy solutions in order to deploy new services and improve subscribers’ Internet quality of experience.
Some of the unique traits found on African networks include:
“Throughout Africa, communications service providers are rapidly building out their networks to enhance services and extend coverage into new and previously unconnected locations,” said Tom Donnelly, Sandvine’s COO, Sales and Global Services. “Sandvine’s success in Africa has made it possible to reveal the latest regional Internet usage data which our customers can use to help improve subscribers’ quality of experience and offer innovative new service tiers.”