Ethiopia: telco rivals agree to tower power share deal

Safaricom and Ethio Telecom have concluded interconnection and capacity lease agreements.
Tawanda Karombo
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.
Nov 30, 2021

Intelsat invests US$2bn into unified global 5G network

Satellite operator building its ‘network of networks’ which it claims will set the bar for 5G connectivity in Africa.
Nov 23, 2021

Satellite internet comes to SKA telescope region

The solution is touted as ideal for the area, as it will not compromise the radio frequency sensitivity in the Square Kilometre Array environment.
Oct 6, 2021

Eutelsat, Globacom pen new capacity contract for Nigeria

Companies commit to a multi-year, multi-Gbps agreement to expand reach to rural areas.
Sep 6, 2021

Togo looks to secure share of US$10bn China fund to advance digital migration

Countries are progressing with letters of exchange to launch project.
Aug 31, 2021

Speedcast secures lucrative tech services deal with DRC mining firm

Open-pit copper and cobalt mine site in Sub-Saharan Africa to receive fully managed communications services with WAN optimisation.
Aug 26, 2021

Intelsat keeps its signal alive

Satellite and terrestrial network operator gets backing from key creditor groups regarding a comprehensive financial restructuring.
Aug 10, 2021

SES Networks, Orange partner to help digitise maritime services

Satellite-based network services further enable rapid digitalisation for Orange merchant shipping customers.
Jul 15, 2021

iSAT Africa, SES Networks enter 4G services partnership

Telco operators will be able to deploy high-performance 4G services in rural and remote areas across East Africa.
May 21, 2021

Avanti backs UN Uganda refugee satellite connectivity initiative

Satellite tech company partners with UNHCR to provide broadband, laptops to seven sites.
May 10, 2021

SpaceX confirms interest in Nigeria market

Delegation met with NCC to detail plans, objectives.