Category Archives: Broadband

Eutelsat partners with Vox to improve satellite coverage in SA

A multi-year distribution contract to extend high-speed network connectivity to South Africa has been confirmed after satellite operator Eutelsat Communications and infrastructure provider and telecommunications company Vox inked a distribution deal for Eutelsat Konnect capacity over South Africa. As from this month, Vox intends to leverage the operational flexibility and power of Eutelsat Konnect, the [...]

Nokia partners with Orange to roll out mesh Wi-Fi to boost broadband in Jordan

Orange Jordan has signed a three-year agreement with Nokia to deploy more than 100,000 units of Nokia Wi-Fi Beacons across the country. Nokias solution, including fibre modems and Wi-Fi beacons, will allow Orange Jordan to provide consistent Wi-Fi coverage even at the farthest places inside the premises. The Nokia beacons are available for both new [...]

Group Vivendi Africa launches high speed internet in Burkina Faso

Group Vivendi Africa (GVA) officially rolls out its broadband connectivity operations in Burkina Faso. The technology proposed by the company for its CanalBox offers – FTTH (Fiber to the Home)- offers optical fiber directly to the customer, whether an individual or a business. The Minister of Digital Economy of Burkina Faso, Hadja Fatimata Ouattara, said, [...]

du launches new Home Wireless Plan in MENA

du has announced the launch of its new Home Wireless Plan. The new wireless plan will enable customers to get unlimited instant internet for as little as AED 199 per month by just a plug and play service with immediate activation. New du Home Wireless customers will receive a router with internet connection and a [...]

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Eutelsat partners with Facebook to expand Wi-Fi coverage in Africa

Eutelsat and its partner Facebook Connectivity are expanding the use of the Express Wi-Fi platform to offer broadband services to rural and remote end-users across new regions in Sub-Saharan Africa. The expansion will comprise of coverage over the areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nigeria, Côte dIvoire, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, Madagascar, South [...]

Etisalat partners with Nokia to offer ultra-fast 5G broadband services in the UAE

Etisalat is deploying an autonomous 5G network based on the Etisalat A3 architecture in collaboration with Nokia to offer best-in-class customer experience, as 5G’s ultra-high bandwidth and low latency enhance service offerings and transform business models. 5G capabilities enable innovative applications in areas such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). It also addresses [...]

TelOne signed new agreement with Eutelsat to bring broadband connection to Zimbabwe

TelOne Zimbabwe signed an agreement with Eutelsat to bring high-quality satellite broadband, Konnect Africa. Eutelsat Konnect, is a new-generation High Throughput Satellite (HTS) that provides almost a complete coverage of Europe and sub-Saharan Africa with 75-gigabit per second (Gbps) of Ka-band across a network of 65 spot beams. Chipo Mtasa, Managing Director of TelOne, commented: [...]