Fibre Network Infrastructure

Oct 09, 2019  |  Ghana: Public Electricity Firm, EGC, To Deploy Fibre

The Public energy company, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has announced that it intends to venture into telecommunications and internet service provision. ECG’s Managing Director Samuel Boakye-Appiah said that the company would use its network to install fibre in collaboration ...


Oct 03, 2019  |  Kenya: Safaricom Increases Internet Share, Challenges Zuku’s Dominance

The latest industry data report by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) covering up to June shows that Safaricom increased its share of Kenya’s fixed Internet market to 32.7 percent over the last financial year- its highest in two years‑ ...


Sep 27, 2019  |  MainOne Introduces New Datacentre In Ghana

MainOne, the connectivity and datacentre solutions provider, has announced the construction of its new MDXi datacentre in Accra Ghana saying that it is a significant part of its ongoing West African growth strategy. According to a statement released by the ...


Jun 05, 2019  |  Kenya Announces Plans To Invest US$59-Million In DARE Submarine Cable System

Kenya has announced that it plans to connect to the Djibouti Africa Regional Express (DARE) submarine fibre optic cable system at a staggering cost of US$59-million. According to the contractor SubCom the connection which is scheduled for completion by June ...


Fibre Links Set Up In Preparation For Congo-Brazzaville To Central African Republic Connection

The President of Congo-Brazzaville, Denis Sassou Nguesso recently announced that there could soon be a new fibre link in place from Congo-Brazzaville to the Central African Republic. Near the end of March, President Denis Sassou Nguesso met with Justin Sirnasakou, ...

MTN Nigeria Rolls Out Fibrenet In Abuja

MTN Nigeria has rolled out its FibreNet product and services in Abuja using the CITEC estate as its pilot. Auwal Abdullahi, MTN’s Senior Manager Enterprise Business in the North, said that the decision to start at the estate came from ...

Liquid Telecom Partners With Nokia To Upgrade Fibre Network In East Africa

Liquid Telecom Kenya and Nokia have announced a two-year partnership deal to upgrade their existing fibre network and support OTN/DWDM technology with a network capacity of 500G. This is set to create a faster, more reliable connection along the route ...

Telkom Expands Its Fibre Network In Kenya To Provide Faster Internet

Telkom Kenya has announced that it has started setting up a fibre network that will serve the city of Mombasa, Kenya with the aim of providing much faster Internet to its individual and business subscribers. The mobile operator wants to ...

Paratus Group Spends US$14-Million On Trans-Kalahari Fibre Project That Will Run From Zambia To Namibia

The Pan African telecoms operator Paratus Group says that it has invested US$14-million on the Trans-Kalahari fibre project that will connect Zambia to the undersea cable in Namibia. The project will run from the West Africa Undersea Cable System (WACS) ...

Seacom Carves Out Fibre Express Route From Kenya To Microsoft's SA-based Datacentres

The Pan-African connectivity firm, Seacom has announced that it plans to roll out a dedicated fibre connection all the way from Kenya to South Africa's datacentres and public cloud networks. The company stated that the move had been inspired by ...

MainOne And Facebook Join Forces To Provide Open-Access Fibre Network In Nigeria

MainOne Nigeria has announced that it has partnered with Facebook to roll out a metro fibre infrastructure project in two states of Nigeria. According to a statement issued by MainOne, the internet solutions provider is building and operating 750 km ...

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