When African policy makers think about digital switch-over (DSO) for their country, their first thoughts go to the network that needs to be rolled out and the one that needs to be switched off (and the financial and technical challenges related to these processes). Many of them do not take into account an important issue: content.
Operators are launching LTE at a fast pace, suggesting that they are very keen to add this technology to their offering. In this Comment, we analyse worldwide LTE deployments, addressing their growth as well as their regional and technology split.
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