A new report by technology and telecoms company Ericsson forecasts that total mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa will soon cross the 1-billion mark, driven by increased network coverage across the region and cheaper devices. 

Ericsson — whose business includes technology research, network systems and running operations for telecom service providers — says mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa will grow at 3% annually from 940-million in 2023 to 1.1-billion in 2029...

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