Category Archives: Cable

Ooredoo Maldives offers special data package for PUBG players

Ooredoo Maldives has just launched a first of its kind PUBG add-on for gamers, with data allowances offered specifically for the game. According to a statement made to the press, Ooredoo unveiled multiple data packages customised for PUBG players, including an Unlimited Pack: ‘PUBG50’, valued at US$3 with 1 GB valid for seven days , [...]

Ooredoo and Manateq to provide 5G infrastructure to logistics parks, industrial zones

Ooredoo has partnered with Economic Zones Company (Manateq) to provide its world-class 5G infrastructure that is set to transform Qatars logistics parks and industrial zones, as well as accelerate the countrys diversified economic growth. Across Qatar, Manateq is developing logistics parks and industrial zones, which offer various sizes of plots of land to the investors [...]

Zimbabwe’s Econet suspends internet services on government order

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the country’s largest mobile operator, its internet services had been cut off following an order from the government amid deadly protests in the country. “We are obliged to act when directed to do so and the matter is beyond our control,” Econet said in a text message to customers, adding that all [...]

Mauritius Telecom to deploy the fiber optics in Rodrigues Island

Mauritius Telecom, the telecommunications service provider in the East African country, Mauritius, bagged the deal for the deployment of fiber optics on Rodrigues Island, the tenth district of Mauritius. Launched in the year 2015 by the Central Procurement Board (CPB) for the submarine optical fiber on Rodrigues island, the tender offer has been won by [...]

SES and Globecast collaborates for the expansion of TRT World over sub-Saharan Africa

SES, satellite operator and Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has entered into a partnership to expand the reach of TRT World over the sub-Saharan African regions. TRT World, the international Turkish news platform began its broadcast in the beginning of this year from ASTRA 19.2 degrees East, ASTRA 28.2 degrees East, and SES-5 [...]

Internet undersea cable through the Horn of Africa costs 100 million USD

Internet connectivity via undersea cable has been proposed to provide internet redundancy for the Horn of Africa region and is expected to cost around 10.2 billion KES (100 million USD). The distance to be covered will extend over 4700 kilometres with the Djibouti-Africa Regional Express (DARE) agreement. Partnering with the governments and numerous telecoms operators [...]

The Suburban Fiber Company partners 3Vision for Nigerian PayTV service

The Suburban Fiber Company, providing the service Legend which offers direct fiber optic connections, has partnered with 3Vision, the international content consultancy, for content management and the acquisitions of channels. This will be of help to Suburbans integrated premium HD brand, Legend TV and mobile product Legend Lite. 3Vision will thus lead movie deals with [...]

Vubiquity chosen by Cable & Wireless for VOD service in Seychelles

Vubiquity, the technology-based solutions provider, has been opted by Cable & Wireless Seychelles for its VOD platform SinemaX. Content including movies, library classics and TV series, for the VOD platform will be prepared, licensed and delivered by Vubiquity. A full subscription will allow audience to have access to the entire collection of 2000 films and [...]

Ooredoo to launch 5G network in Qatar by 2018

The first stage of Ooredoos 5G network will be launched by 2018 in Qatar. The service will be commercially available by 2020, according to the Qatar-based telecom giant. Once the 5G network is rolled out in Qatar, the internet speed will jump to between 1GB and 10GB per second.   We are already working to [...]