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Sénégal : Expresso reporte le déploiement de sa 4G
L’opérateur de téléphonie mobile Expresso, filiale sénégalaise du groupe télécoms soudanais Sudatel, a décidé de reporter le déploiement de son
Africa  2020  Senegal  4G  LTE 
19 hours ago by stevesong
Dailynews
National Leading English Newspaper
Africa  Tanzania  2020  opentelecomdata  towers 
19 hours ago by stevesong
Two loon balloons arrive in the country : The Standard
The first two Loon balloons have arrived in Kenya’s airspace, a week after the operators were cleared by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.
Kenya  Africa  2020  Google  Alphabet  Loon  misc  covid-19  coronavirus  pandemic 
19 hours ago by stevesong
Uganda gets internet boost with new data centre - African Business Magazine
Bringing data closer to internet users will reduce costs, improve speeds and help to boost Uganda's ICT sector, writes Liam Taylor in Kampala
Uganda  Africa  2020  datacentre  datacenter 
yesterday by stevesong
Top Uganda Home unlimited Internet 2020 edition - Dignited
Here are top unlimited internet packages and providers in Uganda
Africa  2020  Uganda  internet  fibre  pricing 
2 days ago by stevesong
Konnect Africa va connecter 3 600 écoles à l'Internet haut débit en RDC durant les 12 prochains mois
(Agence Ecofin) - La société Konnect Africa, filiale d'Eutelsat Communications, a annoncé le 23 mars 2020 la conclusion d'un protocole d'accord avec Flash Services et la start-up Schoolap pour fournir l’Internet haut débit aux écoles de la République démocratique du Congo. Pour la première phase du projet, ce sont 3 600 écoles privées qui seront connectées durant les 12 prochains mois.

Jean-Claude Tshipama, le directeur général de Konnect Africa, a expliqué que ce « ce projet démont...
Africa  2020  Eutelsat  schools  education  DRC  KonnectAfrica 
3 days ago by stevesong
Togo adopts universal electronic communications services decree
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Africa  Togo  2018 
4 days ago by stevesong
ART&P issues 4G licences to Togo’s mobile operators
4G coverage to at least 40% of the population by 2022
Africa  Togo  2018  4G  LTE  Togocel  Moov 
4 days ago by stevesong
Fiam wifi debuts to provide affordable data for users - Vanguard News
A new telecommunication company, Fiam Wifi has launched services in Nigeria to provide affordable and reliable internet connectivity...
Africa  Nigeria  2020  WiFi  Fiam  startup 
7 days ago by stevesong
Telma completes nationwide LTE-A upgrade - Developing Telecoms
Madagascan operator Telecom Malagasy (Telma) has completed an upgrade to its LTE network allowing it to deliver 4G+ (LTE-A) across the country.
Africa  2020  Madagascar  Telma  4G  4g+  upgrade  LTE  lte-advanced 
8 days ago by stevesong
MTN proceeds with ATC Ghana sale
Nigerian telecom operator MTN has received regulatory approval for the sale of its 49% stake in ATC Ghana.
Africa  2020  Ghana  towers  sale  MTN  ATC 
10 days ago by stevesong
Nigeria rolls out broadband to boost growth - African Business Magazine
The Nigerian government has woken up to the key role of broadband in boosting growth. Its $732m investment plan includes a big role for the private sector
Africa  2020  Nigeria  national  broadband  investment  AfTerFibre 
10 days ago by stevesong
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
djibouti  Africa  2020  AfTerFibre  terrestrial  fibre  optic  infrastructure 
11 days ago by stevesong
[Nigeria] 9mobile expands 4G-LTE coverage in Kaduna
[Nigeria] 9mobile expands 4G-LTE coverage in Kaduna
Africa  2020  4G  Nigeria  LTE  9mobile  expansion 
12 days ago by stevesong
Sénégal : Les détails de la nouvelle convention de concession d’Orange sur Sonatel dévoilés
Sénégal : Les détails de la nouvelle convention de concession d’Orange sur Sonatel dévoilés
Senegal  Africa  2016  spectrum  auction 
16 days ago by stevesong
Sénégal : l’appel à candidature pour la 4G est ouvert à de nouveaux opérateurs
(Agence Ecofin) - L’Autorité de régulation des télécommunications et de la poste (Artp) a constaté hier, 18 janvier 2016, à travers un communiqué, que les opérateurs de téléphonie mobile Sonatel, filiale d’Orange, Tigo, filiale de Millicom et Expresso filiale de Sudatel, n’ont déposé aucune offre dans le cadre de l’appel à candidature pour l’acquisition d’une licence d’exploitation 4G. L’Artp laisse entendre que « cette entente illicite » pour boycotter l’opération découlerait de son...
Senegal  Africa  2016  spectrum  auction 
16 days ago by stevesong
Afrique du Sud : Facebook est décidé à avancer dans le Wifi, un marché où Google a jeté l’éponge
Facebook est déterminée à étendre son service de fourniture de l'accès à Internet sans fil – Express Wifi – en Afrique du Sud. La société américaine
SouthAfrica  Africa  2020  WiFi  Facebook  express-wifi 
16 days ago by stevesong
Acesso universal: arranca projecto da conectividade rural
O Instituto Nacional das Comunicações de Moçambique (INCM) - Autoridade Reguladora dos Sectores Postal e de Telecomunicações - tem, por finalidade, a regulação e fiscalização dos Sectores Postal e de Telecomunicações, bem como a gestão do espectro de frequências radioeléctricas.
Africa  Mozambique  2020  USF  universalservice  misc 
16 days ago by stevesong
Three new licences for CamTel - Developing Telecoms
Cameroon’s CamTel has been granted three licences by the country’s regulator following a restructuring process last year.
Africa  2020  Cameroon  Cameroun  Camtel  license  4G  GSM 
16 days ago by stevesong
Sierra Leone secures US$30-million to advance fibre optic project | ITWeb Africa
Huawei has been contracted to complete the second phase of the national network development initiative.
Africa  2019  SierraLeone  AfTerFibre  Huawei  China  loan  eximbank 
21 days ago by stevesong
Vivendi Africa déploie Canalbox, son offre internet très haut débit en Côte d’Ivoire
L’opérateur télécoms Vivendi Africa, spécialisé dans la fourniture d’accès internet Très Haut Débit, a procédé, mardi 10 mars 2020, au lancement de
Africa  coted'ivoire  FTTH  2020  Vivendi  Canalbox 
21 days ago by stevesong
Airtel Africa Acquires Additional 10MHz Spectrum for $94 Million to Boost Services
Airtel africa has acquired an additional 10MHz Spectrum for a reported $94 million to help improve its services in Nigeria
Africa  2020  Airtel  Nigeria  spectrum  900MHz  LTE  4G 
22 days ago by stevesong
Liquid Telecom gets permit to build subsea cable landing station in DR Congo - Ecofin Agency
The Congolese Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ARPTC) has granted fiber Internet connectivity provider Liquid Telecom a license to
Africa  2020  DRC  undersea  fibre  optic  cable  landingstation  LiquidTelecom  Equiano  Google 
23 days ago by stevesong
New US$86-m cable lands in Kenya | ITWeb Africa
The Djibouti Africa Region Express 1 is expected to bolster connectivity capacity within East Africa.
Africa  Kenya  Djibouti  undersea  fibre  optic  cable  2020  DARE1 
24 days ago by stevesong
NCC deactivates 2.2m improperly registered SIM Cards - Official - Premium Times Nigeria
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has completely deactivated 2.2 million Improperly registered Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) Cards
Africa  Nigeria  misc  2020  simcard  deactivation  regulator  NCC  ouch 
24 days ago by stevesong
New fibre optic to enhance internet speed
Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE 1) is the biggest cable capacity, cementing Telkom Kenya data carrier position in the region.
Africa  Kenya  Djibouti  2020  undersea  fibre  optic  cable  dare1 
25 days ago by stevesong
Expresso switches on 4G network in Senegal - Developing Telecoms
Senegalese operator Expresso Telecom has switched on its 4G network and will begin providing commercial services on 31st March.
2020  Africa  Senegal  Expresso  4G  LTE  launch  800MHz 
25 days ago by stevesong
East Africa’s largest submarine cable lands in Mombasa
DARE1: East Africa’s largest submarine cable lands in Mombasa
DARE1  Africa  2020  Kenya  undersea  fibre  optic  cable 
27 days ago by stevesong
Expresso to launch commercial 4G services on 31 March
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Africa  2020  Senegal  Expresso  4G  LTE  launch 
29 days ago by stevesong
Gabon : 26 villes bientôt interconnectées à Libreville par fibre optique
La phase 1 de la quatrième composante du projet Central Africa Backbone (CAB 4) est déjà réalisée à 90%. L’information a été révélée, la semaine
Africa  Gabon  2020  terrestrial  fibre  optic  network  infrastructure  afterfibre 
4 weeks ago by stevesong
Tanzania raises $20 million from maiden wireless spectrum auction - Reuters
Tanzania has raised $20 million from a local subsidiary of South Africa's Vodacom Group and another telecoms firm in the country's first broadband spectrum auction that will help operators meet growing demand for high-speed networks. 
Africa  2018  Tanzania  spectrum  auction  Vodacom  Azam 
4 weeks ago by stevesong
Netflix’s first African series, Queen Sono, premieres - BBC News
Netflix launch original series in South Africa

and Netflix Naija in Nigeria with a new seri…
Africa  2020  SouthAfrica  OTT  Netflix 
4 weeks ago by stevesong
MTN delivers double-digit growth in Ghana - ITWeb Africa
Mobile Money revenue continued to grow strongly, in a year in which the company marked the 10th anniversary of MoMo in Ghana.
Africa  2020  Ghana  MTN  growth  profits  misc 
5 weeks ago by stevesong
Limited internet access, high rates stifling female literacy

Limited internet access, high rates stifling female literacy
Africa  Uganda  2020  Gender 
5 weeks ago by stevesong
Liquid Telecom slashes home fibre internet prices by 60%
Rwanda: Liquid Telecom slashes home fibre internet prices by 60% #FTTH
Rwanda  Africa  FTTH  Liquidtelecom  2020 
5 weeks ago by stevesong
Liberia: LTA, Partners, Take Sustainable Telecommunication Services to Grand Kru - allAfrica.com
Residents have begun communicating with their loved ones in and out of the county.
Liberia  Africa  2020  K-Net  LTE 
5 weeks ago by stevesong
Liquid Telecom Rwanda launches 'Liquid Home' fibre broadband - ITWeb Africa
Residents of Kigali can take advantage of a range of benefits, the company claims.
Africa  Rwanda  FTTH  liquid  liquidtelecom  liquidhome  2020 
5 weeks ago by stevesong
Google is shutting down Google Station — Quartz
Cheap mobile data and an unsustainable business model means the end of the free internet program.
Africa  SouthAfrica  2020  Googlestation  Google  WiFi 
5 weeks ago by stevesong
NBC defends award of 700MHz spectrum to MTN
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Nigeria  Africa  spectrum  2015  700MHz  mtn 
6 weeks ago by stevesong
Free WiFi to stay in Cape Town, despite Google Station exit | ITWeb
Search engine giant Google pulls the plug on its global free public WiFi initiative, planning to wind down operations through 2020.
Africa  WiFi  SouthAfrica  2020  googlestation 
6 weeks ago by stevesong
MTN Nigeria wins 2.6GHz spectrum auction - Reuters
Africa's biggest mobile telecoms operator MTN's Nigerian subsidiary has won a 10-year radio spectrum licence for mobile broadband services, it said on Wednesday.
Africa  Nigeria  2016  spectrum  auction  2600mhz  MTN 
6 weeks ago by stevesong
Telesol launches TD-LTE network in Ghana
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Ghana  Africa  2018  LTE  td-lte  TDD  2600MHz  OpenRan  ParallelWireless 
6 weeks ago by stevesong
5G mobile network boosts Kenya's opportunities - Daily Nation
Telecommunication firm Safaricom is expected to launch its 5G later this month, supported by Huawei.
Africa  5G  Kenya  2020  spectrum  3.5ghz  3500mhz  2500mhz  safaricom 
6 weeks ago by stevesong
Cisco joins Facebook's Express WiFi to broaden access to connectivity - htxt.africa
The partnership will see Cisco push to extend connectivity to underserved regions.
Cisco  Facebook  WiFi  ExpressWiFi  Africa  2020 
6 weeks ago by stevesong
Chinese tech groups shaping UN facial recognition standards | Financial Times
Companies hope to gain an edge by laying the groundwork for global rules
Africa  China  misc  2020 
7 weeks ago by stevesong
Airtel completes network upgrade in Uganda
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Africa  Airtel  Uganda  2016  3G  upgrade  900MHz 
7 weeks ago by stevesong
Tigo extends 4G network to Arusha
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Africa  Tanzania  2015  Tigo  800MHz  spectrum 
7 weeks ago by stevesong
Google Station, signing off » Manila Bulletin Technology
India, Indonesia, Thailand, Mexico, Nigeria, Brazil, and Vietnam.
2020  Google  Station  WiFi  Africa 
7 weeks ago by stevesong
Safaricom asked to return 5MHz of 800MHz spectrum
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Africa  Kenya  2015  800MHz  spectrum  auction 
7 weeks ago by stevesong
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