Broadcast Infrastructure

May 25, 2020  |  Eutelsat's Hotbird Tapped To Launch HD Channel For Travel Africa Network

Travel Africa Network has chosen to go with Eutelsat's Hotbird for the launch of its new high definition African Travel channel.   According to the joint statement released by both organisations, the Eutelsat Communications Hotbird's video hotspot will help broadcast ...


Feb 03, 2020  |  Angola: Government To Extend TV And Radio Services

Angola’s Minister of Social Communication, Nuno Albino, has revealed that the Angolan government plans to extend public radio and TV services in the South-East of the country. He added that he is still in the process of assessing the situation, ...


Dec 03, 2019  |  Gabon And Congo Commence With 5G Testing

Gabon Telecom, a subsidiary of the Maroc Telecom Group, has officially started its 5G testing in Gabon, while the Republic of Congo is scheduled to commence its 5G trial in December 2019. Gabon Telecom's 5G trials kicked off in Libreville ...


Jun 24, 2019  |  Seacom To Look Into Fibre Opportunities Across East Africa

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has given a grant to pan-African telecoms, and network services provider Seacom limited to conduct a feasibility study of the market potential for fibre services in Uganda, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. According ...


Intelsat Announces That 5G Delivery In Africa Will Depend On Satellite Networks

According to the giant integrated satellite network solutions provider, Intelsat, the ability to deliver 5G in Africa would depend heavily on the allocation of satellite networks. At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 that was recently hosted in Barcelona, Intelsat ...

South Africa: Intelsat SA Joins GSMA To Encourage Integration of Satellite And Terrestrial Solutions

Intelsat SA, the operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and frontrunner in integrated satellite communications, has announced its recent collaboration with GSMA, the organisation that represents mobile operators globally, to further strengthen the merger of satellite and terrestrial technologies ...

Eutelsat Claims To Be The Satellite TV Leader in Cameroon, Nigeria and Ivory Coast

Eutelsat said that according to a study done by Nielsen on television reception throughout all three countries, it is the satellite TV market leader in Nigeria, Cameroon and Ivory Coast. The interviews were conducted with 2,000 households in Cameroon, 2,000 ...

Ethiopia: Space Institute Gears Up to Launch First Satellite Next Year

Plans for Ethiopia to launch its first earth observatory satellite in September 2019 are underway. Ethiopia will be joining a list of a few African countries that have already put their devices into orbit. The Director General of the Ethiopian ...

Delivering Growth In The Last Mile - The SES ELEVATE Programme Accelerating DTH Growth On The Ground

For any business, the last mile is critical, as that final leg of customer delivery can make or break a customer relationship. At the same time, it offers a promising space to explore new opportunities, as has happened with the ...