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ITWeb Africa website launches today

South Africa's technology publisher, ITWeb today launched its new ITWeb Africa website which will provide news, insight and analysis for Africa's ICT sector, at the Hyatt Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Gareth van Zyl, editor of ITWeb Africa, describes the new online venture as "a single source of quality news, analysis, research and opinion on Africa's ICT markets, trends, developments and the people who make it happen."

Of particular interest to marketers and advertisers is that ITWeb Africa will provide a much-needed niche via which to reach ICT business decision-makers on a continent that has become one of the world's fastest growing adopters of technology.

In the last decade, mobile operators in Africa experienced growth as penetration rates increased from 2% in 2002 to 51% in 2010, amounting to an estimated 500-million connections. More recently, undersea cables such as SEACOM and Eassy have connected many African countries to high-speed broadband. Reportedly by the end of 2011, 139-million Africans had access to the internet.

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