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AFRICA
As expected, a quiet month on the African tech scene, summed up by just one word: Netflix. The VoD service provider used the CES event in Las Vegas to launched its service globally, taking its internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world. It is also available across Africa. Netflix’s Africa launch, speculated on for so long, took the continent by surprise, but in reality it is the latest escalation of the VoD battle in Africa that has also seen the likes of Naspers and Ericsson roll out services. Africa’s more local VoD providers might have…

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