By CNBC Africa
Internet penetration is significantly increasing in Africa with over 60 per cent of users accessing it through mobile devices. As internet users across the globe celebrate 25 years of its existence this week, millions of Africans are still expected to go live across the continent.
Africa saw an exceptional number of submarine cables go live in 2010 for the first time and has continued to see the rise of cable connectivity throughout the continent. Sub-Saharan Africa currently accounts for 0.2 per cent of the global international bandwidth.