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Connectivity  |  A New Fibre Optic Cable Connecting Africa Goes Live - Reports

Emtel Mauritius has released a statement regarding the 3 200km submarine cable, which, according to the information, connects South Africa with Mauritius, Reunion Island, and Madagascar. Emtel has confirmed its provision of the only landing point for the Meltingpot Indianoceanic ...
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Connectivity  |  Egypt: HARP Connectivity Subsea Fibre To Launch In 2023

Egypt's primary telephone company, Telecom Egypt, plans to launch Hybrid African Ring Path (HARP), a system that will connect Africa and Europe by 2023. Multiple points from Africa's East, West and South to Europe's Italy, France and Portugal will be ...
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Telecom Namibia And Paratus To Land Google Subsea Cable In Namibia

Telecoms Namibia and Paratus have announced their finalised agreement to land Equiano - the subsea cable project from Google - in Namibia. According to the media from both organisations, the cable will enable more than twenty times the standard network ...

"Connectivity Infrastructure Is Main Driver Into 4IR" - Says SA Minister

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, the Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies for South Africa have declared that her government has prioritised the development and deployment of communications connectivity infrastructure as a means to "leapfrogging" the company into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). ...

Africa Mobile Networks Say It Now Connects 1Billion Users Across Africa

Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) have made the claimed that it has services up to 1billion previously unconnected people in rural areas of Sub-Saharan Africa.   Figures released by the organisation indicates that it processed 91,623,222 voice calls and up to ...

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, ...

Vodacom Mozambique And Intelsat In 3G Partnership To Promote Tourism

Vodacom Mozambique will receive a solution from the integrated satellite network solutions company, Intelsat SA,  to meet the local demand for 3G services within the tourism industry. Under a multi-year contract with Vodacom International, Intelsat has enhanced a network operated ...

Internet Usage Continues To Rise In Africa

Only a quarter of Africans have internet access, but the region has the most robust growth figures, according to the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU's) latest statistics. For the first time, over half of the world's population will be utilising the ...

Orange Is Constructing A US$6.6-Million Datacentre In Botswana

The French telecommunications multinational operator, Orange is planning the construction of a datacentre in Botswana as part of a 70-million Pula (about US$6.6-million) project. Orange said that the datacentre should be completed by the end of 2019 and will connect ...

Ethiopia Aims To Boost Its Economy With Satellite Launch

Ethiopia plans to join an exclusive club of African nations next year: those who have their own national satellites. The head of the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI) said that the country plans to launch its very first ...

Safaricom Rolls Out Trial For Latest Network Coverage Technology

In Nairobi, Kenya, Safaricom has begun the trial run of its new network coverage technology. This latest technology has been named the TubeStar Base Station, and it replaces the old standard tower base station with a tubular shape that takes ...

SES To Provides Global Direct Connectivity To IBM Cloud

SES Networks is enabling direct connectivity to IBM Cloud customers globally. SES Networks has announced that delivering an improved online experience to a broad variety of customers by utilising satellite-based connectivity. With cloud adoption increasing worldwide, SES Networks has joined ...