Starlink to land in Nigeria

The company announced in a tweet this week that the service has been launched.
Adrian Hinchcliffe
Dec 5, 2022

Paratus to distribute OneWeb’s LEO solutions across Africa

Companies pen distribution agreement on the back of multi-year deal to construct a gateway n Luanda.
Nov 18, 2022

Botswana to launch first telecoms satellite in 2023

Southern African country has announced the completion of the mission-critical ground communication station.
Nov 9, 2022

Intelsat scouts for Africa’s next-gen space specialists

Learners from across Africa invited to apply for acceptance into Space STEM program.
Nov 8, 2022

Zimbabwe launches first satellite

ZimSat-1 took off this week, deployed from Virginia, US.
Nov 4, 2022

OneWeb partners Paratus to build gateway in Angola

The OneWeb teleport will be operational in the second half of 2023, and provide low Earth orbit satellite services.
Aug 8, 2022

There’s satellite, and then there are smart satellite services…

Investing in smart satellite services offers additional benefits in niche scenarios.
Jul 27, 2022

Hybrid solutions beginning to dominate East Africa’s connectivity landscape

Industry experts and tech professionals say satellite technology combined with fibre or GSM is widely acknowledged as a preferred approach to network connectivity rollout.
Jul 4, 2022

Satellite broadband is a key component in Africa’s B2B connectivity mix. Now it’s a step closer

The regulatory approval achieved by Starlink in Mozambique and Nigeria is a positive development for our entire industry said Dawie de Wet, CEO of Q-KON.
Jun 10, 2022

Egypt’s NILESAT 301 launched to boost broadband business

Communications satellite, built by Thales Alenia Space, expected to support NILESAT’s entry into North African country’s broadband connectivity market.
Apr 19, 2022

Ethiopia: telco rivals agree to tower power share deal

Safaricom and Ethio Telecom have concluded interconnection and capacity lease agreements.
Jan 28, 2022

Eutelsat, Intersat strike deal to boost connectivity in West Africa

Companies have signed multi-annual capacity agreement covering Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Senegal.