Liquid Dataport connects Kenya, DR Congo

The company says this is the shortest route connecting East to West Africa, reducing data transmission latency by 20 milliseconds.
ITWeb reporter
25 May

Liquid Dataport signs West Africa connectivity agreement

Under the terms of the agreement, Liquid Dataport will offer Viasat’s connectivity services, working through local partners.

Satellite Internet quicker

As fibre Internet service becomes available in more places across Africa, fast broadband Internet is becoming a reality for her citizens.
Aug 31, 2015

OPINION: Satellite as key element for the financial services industry

Satellite networks provide an effective solution to reduce cost, increase network availability and mitigate business risks.
Jan 30, 2015

'Spectrum reallocation could benefit Africa by up to $22bn'

Research shows reallocation of C-band spectrum away from satellite would result in significant economic benefit.
Mar 3, 2014

Liquid Telecom expands African satellite footprint

Data, voice and IP provider plans to keep Africa’s data within the continent to reduce latency.
Nov 6, 2013

Tanzania’s Azam Media chooses Eutelsat for African expansion

Television service provider plans to use Eutelsat satellite to broadcast across Africa.
Jun 4, 2013

Fuel costs hold back in-flight WiFi in Africa

Antennae accessing satellite internet affect planes' aerodynamics, resulting in more fuel being burnt.
Dec 10, 2012

No question, Africa is linking up nicely says Q-KON

The surge in mobile use within emerging markets across Africa and expected rise in mobile-related business areas.
Nov 21, 2012

Another African broadband satellite becomes operational

Operator says its ASTRA 2F satellite is now fully functional.
Oct 1, 2012

Another successful African broadband satellite launch

Continent to soon have a satellite supporting download speeds of up to 20Mbps.
Aug 13, 2012

Satellite trumps ADSL on data connectivity

Satellite is 25% of the cost of ADSL offering twice the performance.