Category Archives: Broadband

Seacom introduced fibre service ‘WonderNet’ in SA

Seacom rolled out its fibre service, WonderNet which will offer a new level of customer experience in the home fibre market. WonderNet offers a range of packages starting from 10Mbps through to 1Gbps. All packages contain a standard Wi-Fi enabled router, without upfront costs and which can be purchased on a month-to-month option. There is [...]

Facebook to collaborate with telecom operators to build internet infrastructure in Africa

Facebook will partner with a group of telecoms operators to build Africas internet infrastructure.  Facebook stated in a statement that it will partner with six other companies including China Mobile International, Telecom Egypt and Vodafone to construct what they are calling “2Africa.” The project will build a massive 22,990-mile-long undersea cable around Africa, which the [...]

Liquid Telecom provides unlimited high capacity broadband across East Africa

Liquid Telecom will be supporting its Hai home fibre customers (Hai powered by Liquid Telecom) with unlimited high capacity broadband in order to help people who are working and learning from home or remotely because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The network provider is providing this upgrade to current home fibre users for free in order [...]

Liquid Telecom rolls out ‘Liquid Home’ fibre broadband in Rwanda

Liquid Telecom Rwanda, part of pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has rolled out Liquid Home, which is describe as ‘affordable super-fast broadband’. This announcement coincides with the company’s re-brand of its retail arm from Hai to Liquid Home. The service means residents of Kigali can benefit from affordable Affordable 24/7 internet connectivity, unlimited data across [...]

Liquid Telecom to roll out first fibre broadband network in South Sudan

Liquid Telecom will introduce and run South Sudan’s first fibre broadband network, connecting across 13 African countries and to the rest of the world. South Sudan will connect to Liquid Telecom’s network across the region which covers the East African Community, a regional intergovernmental organization of six partner states, the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, [...]

Low cost internet Poa launched in Kenya

Low-cost internet provider Poa! Internet announces the completion of its wireless internet network in Nairobi and Kiambu counties in Kenya. Over 3,000 Wifi hotspots were installed by the firm and already help Kibera, Jamhuri, Kawangware, Kangemi, Kabiria, Waithaka, Racecourse, Kinoo, Dagoretti, Kikuyu, Kiambu, Tinganga, Kirigiti, Ndumberi and Githunguri communities get connected to the internet.  The [...]

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 , [...]

Nigeria to use Television White Space Technology to provide internet

More than half million of Nigerias rural population will have internet through the use of Television White Space Technology (which is unused spectrum in the broadcasting band, which can be used to deliver broadband services to rural communities. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is working with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to develop a framework [...]