Category Archives: Broadband

iWayAfrica signs with Avanti Communication for internet connectivity in Africa

iWayAfrica, the pan-African provider of satellite telecommunications solutions in Africa, announced on August 8, 2018 the signing of a commercial contract with Avanti Communications Group. Through this agreement, the satellite operator and provider of satellite communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, gives iWayAfrica the right to offer data services backed by the [...]

Google’s Free Wifi launched in Nigeria

Google has introduced its free Wi-Fi service for Nigerians, the Google Station, in Ikeja, Lekki and other parts of Lagos. The companys country director in Nigeria, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, declared, It is live in some locations already like the MMA 2, Ikeja City Mall, The Palms Lekki, Computer Village and the University of Lagos. Ehimuan-Chiazor also [...]

AfricaOnline has launched its new wireless Internet network in Namibia

Internet provider AfricaOnline has started offering its high-speed Internet services via its new wireless network in Namibia. Through this new network platform, the FAI, a subsidiary of the iWayAfrica group, itself owned by Gondwana International Networks, is boosted by quality of service. It can now provide broadband packages of up to 100 Mbps for businesses [...]

Ooredoo 5G goes live in Kuwait

Ooredoo Kuwait has rolled out 5G Network for its customers in key location of its head office at Soor Street in Kuwait City. Ooredoo Qatar became the first global telecom operator to launch 5G services in the capital city of Doha on a commercial basis. Ooredoo Kuwait CEO Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani said, We are [...]

ICASA to introduce 5G Huddle in Durban

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is assisting the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) in hosting the 5th Annual 5G Huddle to be held for the first time in the Southern hemisphere. The 5G Huddle will be held in Durban from 29 to 30 May 2018 at the Garden Court, Marine Parade. The WWRF [...]

Arabsat announces the launch of a new satellite by the end of the year for broadband in Africa

During a press conference held on April 12, 2018, the Arab Satellite Communications Organization (Arabsat) announced the launch of a new communications satellite by the end of the year, which will strengthen its offer broadband in Africa. Arabsat Chairman Khaled Ben Ahmed Balkheyour (photo) added that the new telecom equipment will also strengthen the organization’s [...]

Yahsat signs with BLUETOWN to reach remote African regions

Yahsat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Danish technology and Internet Service Provider company BLUETOWN. The partnership agreement aims to connect the unconnected by providing high performance Ka-band satellite Internet services combined with BLUETOWNs unique last mile solutions in unserved or underserved locations. Both companies will join forces to offer an innovative, [...]

Faiba Mobile launched in Kenya

The big launch of the mobile network was on December 5, 2017. JTL (The companys Logo) becomes the fifth big mobile network operator in Kenya after Safaricom, Airtel, Telkom Kenya and Equitel. Getting its footing in an already competitive market, named Faiba Mobile, will be JTLs next frontier after aggressively pursuing broadband connectivity in the [...]

Pay-TV firm Zuku raises internet service prices

Zuku, the internet and pay-TV service provider announced price increments for its fibre packages as of September 8. The price increase is said to be a bid to cushion the business from increasing its operating costs. Zuku, owned by Wananchi Group, said its slowest internet package will be at 2Mbps while the fastest will be [...]

Tigo Tanzania customers to have access to high tech services

With the announcement of the telecom operator to further modernize its network infrastructure, Tigo customers in Tanzania are to continue to enjoy high tech services. The news of the upgrade, communicated recently in Dar es Salaam will be well received from subscribers even as they continue to enjoy quality, smoother access to voice and high-speed [...]