Fibre Network Infrastructure

Feb 27, 2020  |  Seychelles: Second Underwater Optical Cable To Land In 2021

A second underwater optical cable that will link the Seychelles to the rest of the world with reliable and faster internet is scheduled to land on the island in July 2021. The cable's landing is planned to take place at ...


Feb 27, 2020  |  Liquid Telecom Rwanda Rolls Out Affordable Fibre Broadband

Liquid Telecom Rwanda, a division of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has rolled out Liquid Home, which it has described as super-fast, affordable broadband. According to a statement issued by the company, the new development coincides with the company’s ...


Dec 06, 2019  |  Vox Partners With Angola Cables To Boost Its Core Network

The integrated ICT and infrastructure provider Vox has signed a deal with Angola Cables that will give it peering access to the undersea South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) that connects Africa with the Americans. The Head of Network at Vox, ...


Dec 04, 2019  |  Vox To Roll Out Uncapped Data Satellite Service In South Africa

The integrated ICT and infrastructure provider, Vox revealed on Tuesday, 3 December 2019, that it had launched its uncapped voice and data satellite service plans. As part of its new YahClick satellite service, these plans will provide cost-effective connectivity to ...


MainOne’s Submarine Cable Goes Live In Cote d’Ivoire

MainOne has revealed that its submarine cable in Cote d’Ivoire is live and ready for service. The major project is the first commercial cable system to deploy spectrum sharing capabilities. It will offer capabilities to improve infrastructure-sharing and lower the ...

Liquid Telecom Rolls Out First Direct Land-Based Fibre Link To Connect East To West Africa

The Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom has launched the first direct land-based fibre link that connects East to West Africa.  The company made this announcement at a media briefing at the AfricaCom conference that was in Cape Town last week. ...

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 ...

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‑ ...

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 ...

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 ...