Satellite

Starlink to land in Nigeria

The company announced in a tweet this week that the service has been launched.
Adrian Hinchcliffe
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2:40
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.
1:30
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.
1:30
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.
1:50
Nov 8, 2022

Zimbabwe launches first satellite

ZimSat-1 took off this week, deployed from Virginia, US.
1:20
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.
3:50
Aug 8, 2022

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

Investing in smart satellite services offers additional benefits in niche scenarios.
1:40
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.
4:30
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.
2:00
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.
2:00
Apr 19, 2022

Ethiopia: telco rivals agree to tower power share deal

Safaricom and Ethio Telecom have concluded interconnection and capacity lease agreements.
1:30
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.