Areas of expertise: Sub-Saharan Africa fixed and mobile telecoms markets - Trends and developments, new services, regulation “During 2013, operators in Sub-Saharan Africa will focus more on expansion of their mobile data networks to improve capacity and coverage. They will also increase their data offerings and promote smartphone adoption as a way of promoting data usage on their networks to boost service revenues. Operators will also be looking to evolve mobile-money platforms into integrated mobile financial systems capable of delivering multiple services to their customers.” Danson Njue is a Research Analyst with Ovum. He works as part of the Middle East and Africa team and has a key focus on mobile operator and vendor strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Danson tracks the growth of mobile and fixed telecommunication sectors as well as regulatory issues in the region. His recent research interests include mobile-broadband and mobile money strategies to grow operator service revenues in emerging markets. Danson joined Informa in March 2011 as a Research Analyst. Prior to that, he was a Wireless Training Engineer at Huawei Technologies Limited where he conducted training on wireless Radio Access Network (RAN) technologies and offered customer support on wireless equipments. Danson has also worked as a Base Station Subsystems Engineer at Safaricom Limited where he was involved in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of radio access and transmission networks. Danson holds a Masters degree in Telecommunication Technology and honours degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.