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Internet Connectivity  |  Malawi: Country Ignites Digital Transformation Through US$72.4 Million Credit From The World Bank

Recent statics from Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has revealed that only 14% of the Malawi population has access to the internet. As a response to this digitisation hindrance, the Malawi Public Private Partnership Commission (PPPC) has drafted three strategies ...
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Internet Infrastructure  |  Nigeria: Minister Calls For A Rapid Transformation To Digital Economy

The IPv6 Council of Nigeria recently held a webinar where the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy for Nigeria stressed the need for migration from IPv4 to IPv6.   The Minister highlighted how the IPv4 was fast depleting in numbers ...
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Ethiopia: Internet Services Partially Back After Been Cut-Off For Two Weeks

The Ethiopian government is reported to have partially restored the Internet across the country, after two weeks of a total internet outage. According to NetBlocks, an internet monitoring group, most fixed-lines and some wi-fi users would be the first to ...

Nigeria’s Internet Penetration Soars To Just Under 140 Million

Internet penetration in Nigeria now stands at 138.7 Million as at April 2020, according to recorded reports. This data covers access from mobile, fixed wireless and VoIP platforms.   The latest statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) also indicated ...

Ghana’s New Connectivity Deal To Focus On Underserved Areas

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), an agency that falls under the country’s Ministry of Communications, has joined forces with the OpenRAN provider Parallel Wireless to deploy mobile telephony connectivity to various underserved and unserved areas in Ghana. ...

South Africa: International Connectivity Fully Restored

Last week Openserve received confirmation, from the cable ship Leon Thevenin, that the portion of the SAT3/WASC repair offshore Congo had now been completed. This concludes a long and complicated restoration process of a simultaneous cable break of two Atlantic ...

Africa Loses Billions Due To Internet Shutdowns -Report

Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa lost out on approximately $2.16 billion in potential business during 2019 due to social media shutdowns and internet blackouts, while the Middle East and North Africa lost out on $3.14 billion. This is according to a ...

South Africa Experiences Slow Internet Following Dual Cable Failure -Reports

In a catastrophic and strange occurrence, two main undersea cables that connect South Africa to the world-wide internet have both been hit by separate failures – resulting in extremely slow internet speeds for some users since Thursday, last week. The ...

Eutelsat Communications’ Konnect Africa Launches Satellite Internet Access Offers In The DRC

Konnect Africa, a subsidiary of the giant satellite operator Eutelsat (Paris:ETL) which provides satellite broadband on the African continent, announced the deployment of its Internet access offers throughout the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ICT Development Index that is published ...

SES Partners With Intersat To Deliver Internet Connectivity Across Africa

SES and Intersat have partnered in a long-term deal that will see Intersat provide internet services across Africa through SES's broadband connectivity. The partnership is an extension of previous collaborations between the two companies in East Africa and will also ...

iWay Africa Brings Jola - A New Ku-Band Managed Satellite Service for Sub-Saharan Africa

iWay Africa' new service aims to provide business clients and household users with reasonably priced internet connectivity in the form of patented, pre-defined packages. The service provides will also provides connectivity access to areas with limited connectivity options via substitute ...