Media boss brings focus to connectivity divide
In his keynote, Ashong said the issue was limiting underrepresented communities from adequately communicating their culture to the world.
“Imagine a world where African youths have the bandwidth to consume and create their own content,” said Ashong, pointing out that “the money has not been there to take our industry to where it should be because our [mobile] customer base is missing”.
“Yes, we have 1.4 billion people, but how many of them are actually connected to 4G services that enable them to consume and upload content so the world can hear the African perspective?” the CEO said.
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