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The SEACOM cable being promoted as a computer lifeline for Africa will contribute to social upliftment but not immediately, a telecommunications analyst says.

James Hodge, who specializes in competition and regulation, says initially SEACOM will predominantly benefit those already connected.

Hodge said it will not initially change the lives of those poor people, sitting in the rural areas without lights or electricity. Read full article »

CNN Diane McCarthy contributed to the report

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