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.
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.