Africa needs additional investment to increase GSM coverage.

By bne IntelliNews October 14, 2011
Africa needs to invest USD 15.5bn in its GSM network in order to enhance coverage across the continent, Vanguard reported, quoting a report of the World Bank. Sub-Saharan Africa has seen large investments in the ICT sector amounting to about USD 5bn a year or one percent of GDP. The investments have been made mainly by private entities although a significant amount of money has been invested by state-owned operators too.

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