Burkina Faso govt lauds US$20.6m fibre optic project

The 307km-long fibre network holds promise of high-speed and cost effective communication, say officials.
Paul Adepoju
Apr 9, 2018

Telecom Egypt cuts FY 2017 dividend to invest in submarine cable

Telco says its investors will only receive a quarter of the initial payout it proposed due to the potential investment opportunity.
Nov 23, 2015

Smile Telecom launches VoLTE

Smile ramps up African operations, launches first Voice-over-LTE service in East Africa.
Nov 20, 2015

ACE submarine cable extended to South Africa

Cable system stretched to cover 17,000kms and accommodate 25 countries.
Nov 13, 2015

Burkina Faso links up to the Cloud

Cloud used to connect government with key sectors and regions.
Oct 1, 2015

Alcatel-Lucent awarded Angola fibre optic project

Networking firm to deliver fiber optic submarine broadband connectivity to oil and gas production facilities.
Aug 26, 2015

Alcatel-Lucent pushes for data revolution in Africa

French telecomms firm says investment in infrastructure and capacity building prerequisites for social, economic development.
Jul 15, 2015

Alcatel –Lucent speeds up submarine networks

Trial of new modulation technology achieves breakthrough in long distance data transmission.
May 4, 2015

Alcatel-Lucent, Algerian ministry to build undersea cable

The cable spans more than 560 km and will link Algeria to Spain.
Apr 21, 2015

Huawei CEO supports Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent merger

A partnership between Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will see them rival Huawei.
Apr 17, 2015

Africa's telecoms networks space set for a shake-up?

Local analysts weigh in following news of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent's merger.
Apr 14, 2015

Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent merger talks

The merger is set to rival network firms Ericsson and Huawei Technologies.