The Staff, 1/17/2018
Quika, a new satellite Internet connectivity service provider, plans to offer a free Internet access service to millions of users in multiple African countries and, in doing so, help bridge the digital divide.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2018
The wait to discover the identity of 9Mobile's new owner looks set to run beyond mid-January as a series of regulatory checks and processes will need to take place in the coming days and possibly even weeks, according to a statement issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
The Staff, 1/12/2018
Chinese technology giant Huawei is building a substantial 18-building campus in Johannesburg to house its various operations and is investing US$100 million to ensure it has all the facilities it needs for its various divisions, projects, partners and customers.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 1/12/2018
2018 has not started well for the wallets of mobile operators in Kenya and Chad.
The Staff, 1/4/2018
Zimbabwe's second-largest mobile operator, NetOne, has agreed a vendor financing deal worth US$71 million with Huawei Technologies to help fund its network expansion in rural areas, according to local media reports.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/3/2018
Kenya's telecom regulator has abandoned plans to split up mobile operator Safaricom as a means of curbing its dominance, prompting an outcry from rival carriers.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 1/3/2018
Huawei Marine Networks is about to commence the next development stage of the planned Pakistan East Africa Cable Express (PEACE) cable system that will link East Africa and Asia, with expectations that the network will be operational before the end of next year.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 1/2/2018
The winning bid for Nigeria's 9Mobile is now set to be announced on January 16, with five companies in the running to become the mobile operator's new owner.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 12/29/2017
Submarine network construction specialist TE SubCom has started work on the 5,400 kilometer Djibouti Africa Regional Express (DARE) subsea cable system that will connect Djibouti, Somalia and Kenya, with the potential to extend to Tanzania.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
2:00 p.m Cape Town / 1:00 p.m London / 8:00 a.m New York
FTTH rollout has accelerated across Africa, driven by increased availability and consumption of bandwidth-hungry content, from video streaming services to cloud-based enterprise applications. This webinar will provide an overview of key trends in this burgeoning sector, along with some perspective on the status of deployments, economic feasibility and competition with alternative broadband access technologies (mobile broadband in particular).
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