Category Archives: Broadband

Emirati Yahsat rolls out internet service in Cameroon

Satellite communications services provider Emirati Yahsat is providing internet services through its broadband offering YahClick in Cameroon. Yahsat recently declared that they want to improve the West African country’s broadband internet penetration rate and offer internet connectivity in places where mobile operators and access providers’ fibre optic infrastructure is unavailable or weak. In Cameroon, Yahsat will battle [...]

Arabsat and Newtec to roll out satellite services in Middle East and Africa

Newtec specialised in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications, has inked a contract with Arab Satellite Communications (Arabsat), a step to introduce the new High Throughput Satellite (HTS) services in the Middle East and Africa. The partnership aims on introducing enterprise and VNO services, IP Trunking and mobile backhaul for 3G [...]

Ooredoo expands its super fibre to Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos

Ooredoos Super Fibre consists of unlimited fixed Ooredoo minutes and discounted international rates along with a free modem and installation. Ooredoo has extended their Super Fibre services to Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos to enable thousands more customers to enjoy the internet. Starting from just 72.73 USD per month (OMR 28), customers living in the area [...]

Ooredoo offers triple speed on Super Fibre plans in Oman

Ooredoo has come forward with its triple speed offer on Super Fibre plans for its customers to enjoy better digital experiences. The offer enables new and existing customers on the 20, 50, and 100 Mbps contract plans to enhance to even faster home broadband and enjoy the internet for only 12.99 USD a month. The [...]

Yahsat rolls out satellite broadband service in Ghana

Yahsat, the UAE-based satellite operator, has introduced its broadband service YahClick in Ghana. Yahsat also presented its collaboration with regional ISPs Comsys and Teledata to deliver the services. Yahsat informed the service will help reduce the substantial economic losses in recent years due to frequent internet disruptions in Africa. In Ghana, each communication breakdown costs [...]

5G service in Lesotho launched by Vodacom

Vodacom Group created “Africa’s first standards-based, commercial 5G service in Lesotho”, via its 3.5GHz spectrum to primarily deliver Fixed-Wireless Access Broadband services to two local enterprises. The operator stated that subscribers in Lesotho can now benefit from quicker broadband services deployment similar to fibre-like speeds. This move from Vodacom is to provide early access to [...]

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 [...]