Just a few years back, the growth in telecoms groups’ revenue, profits and share prices was rampant, and the pace was seemingly unstoppable. Today things don’t look as peachy, as they struggle to maintain growth momentum in a world of slowing voice revenue growth, falling data tariffs and squeezed margins. Demand for data continues to soar and data revenue growth is outstripping that of voice. But revenue from data is growing at a significantly slower rate than the increase in data traffic. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss the challenges faced by the telecoms industry is Arthur Goldstuck, Managing Director of World Wide Worx, and Jan Vermeulen, Technology Journalist at MyBroadband.