of the Communication Users Association of South Africa is hopeful that after more than a decade of false starts, Africans will soon be globally connected and able to cash in on big cost savings; BMT-TechKnowledge research analyst Maxwell Chanakira reckons that in the last decade or so, investment in Africa's ICT infrastructure has improved significantly, and although marked deficiencies persist in the backbone networks across the continent, the latest round of cable development, with an investment of around $6bn, could go a long way towards "plugging the gaps".
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, a former exchange student in New Jersey who heads the engineering sales department, and Rogerio Dezembro, Gurgel's administrative assistant, are good examples.
15) Authors included in this issue are: Alckmar Luiz dos Santos, Aldo Fortes, Andre Vallias, Arnaldo Antunes, Augusto de Campos, Avelino de Araujo, Brocolis VHS, Decio Pignatari, Diniz Junior, Edgard Braga, Elson Froes
, Erthos Albino de Souza, Fabio Oliveira Nunes, Gilberto Prado, Glauco Mattoso, Haroldo de Campos, Joao Bandeira, Jorge Luiz Antonio, Jose Lino Grunewald, Josiel Vieira, Julio Mendonca, Julio Plaza, Lenora de Barros, Leticia Tonon, Lucio Agra, Omar Guedes, Omar Khouri, Paulo Miranda, Pedro Xisto, Peter de Brito, R2, Regina Celia Pinto, Regina Silveira, Roland de Azeredo Campos, Ronaldo Azeredo, Silvia Laurentiz, Sonia Fontanezi, Tadeu Jungle, Tiago Lafer, Vanderlei Lopes, Villari Herrmann, Walter Silveira and Zeluiz Valero.