Nigeria’s satellite operator launches AI chatbot, Ayesha

Immersive technology, AI startup Vault Hill developed the chatbot according to NigComSat’s brand persona.
Staff Writer
30 May

Yahsat enters Zimbabwe to offer satellite connectivity

Yahsat and SATCOM Technologies have teamed up to offer satellite communication services.

Zimbabwe approves Starlink licence

The President of Zimbabwe announced over the weekend that Starlink had been licenced by the regulator to provide internet and related digital processing services.

Africa's space race hampered by global drop in private funding

Africa's space start-ups have raised approximately $233 million since 2015, with 84% of the total raised since 2021.
21 May

Liquid, Eutelsat join Africa’s LEO satellite race

The deal will provide low-latency satellite services, and service integration with Liquid Dataport’s core network infrastructure.
May 14, 2024

Starlink at risk of expulsion in Sudan

According to non-governmental organisations, warring factions are destroying telecom infrastructure and blocking the usage of satellite internet services.

Avanti Comms unveils LEO services in South Africa

Satellite tech is gaining traction on the African continent, with telecoms companies and governments agreeing to its use to achieve connectivity goals.
Apr 26, 2024

Cameroon bans Elon Musk's Starlink

The decision to ban Starlink comes after the government expressed concerns about national security and unfair competition.
Apr 25, 2024

A new report identifies prospects for UK-Africa space partnerships

Experts from South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, and other organisations recently visited various UK space sector enterprises as part of a knowledge exchange tour.
Apr 16, 2024

SEACOM launches LEO satellite service for enterprise clients

Satellite technology is gaining traction on the African continent, with telecom companies and authorities agreeing to use it to advance the continent's economic goals.

How Nextivity enables IOT innovation with signal-boosting technology

By 2030, there are expected to be more than 29 billion Internet of Things (IOT) devices in use by virtually all industry sectors globally.
Mar 13, 2024

MTN, Omnispace tie-up to deploy satellite services

Omnispace will create a next-generation standards-based mobile and IoT network for MTN markets.
Mar 12, 2024

Does satellite latency really matter?

Latency is the time delay that occurs in transmitting information from one point to another.