PRESS RELEASE, 10/17/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- LUSAKA -- Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 per cent stake in its Zambian subsidiary, CEC Liquid Telecom, from Copperbelt Energy Corporation PLC.
Connecting Africa, 10/10/2018
The recent completion of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) that runs from Angola to Brazil is set to create a new wave of business opportunities for Angola, according to Angola Cables CEO Antonio Nunes. (See South Atlantic Cable System Is Completed.)
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 10/4/2018
The ambitious South Atlantic Express (SAEx) project, which aims to build a 25,000km subsea cable network that will connect the Americas and Asia via South Africa, has reached the study, survey and permission phase, with Alcatel Submarine Networks working on the details.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/1/2018
For the nations of east Africa, direct telecom connections between countries have been elusive. In some cases, the lack of infrastructure has forced operators to route traffic over subsea cables that snake around the sides of the continent. Some services have remained unavailable without the terrestrial networks to support them. But all that could change ...
Connecting Africa, 9/29/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Fibre optic access lines in Africa and Middle East (AME) is expected to grow by a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 19% between 2018 and 2023, making it the fastest growing region globally, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Western Europe and Latin America will be growing by a CAGR of 16% and 15% ...
PRESS RELEASE, 9/28/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Ocean Specialists, Inc (OSI), a leading system development and advisory firm for telecommunications network solutions, today announced that the installation of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) is complete. SACS is the first direct link between Africa and South America. The Provisional Acceptance certificate was signed today at a ...
Connecting Africa, 9/17/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- LAGOS, Nigeria -- French Telecoms company, Orange (www.Orange.com) and leading West African Connectivity and Data Centre services provider, MainOne (www.MainOne.net) have struck a partnership that will see the French telecoms giant co-invest in two new cable landing stations in Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire while the ...
Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 9/17/2018
WiMax may have failed in playing a major role in the 4G world, but that doesn't mean it's without its uses. For example, it's being used to provide Internet connectivity using the spectrum left unused by TV transmission -- so-called TV white spaces (TVWS).
The Staff, 9/12/2018
With just a few weeks to go until the annual Nigeria Com 2018 event opens its doors, Connecting Africa is speaking to some of the key figures shaping Nigeria's telecoms and technology sectors.
Richard Frankland, VP Sales EMEA, Irdeto, 10/18/2018
The pay TV market in Sub-Saharan Africa is evolving rapidly and presents an array of opportunities for operators. While traditional pay TV remains essential, operators must also be able to create new revenue streams from different tiers of programs or services. The growth in importance of OTT is undeniable in this market and around the globe, but pay TV ...
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