Category Archives: Broadband

Irdeto & Minim join forces to enforce DStv internet’s home network security

Digital platform security specialist Irdeto has confirmed that South African multi-play operator MultiChoice Group has implemented Trusted Home, an AI-driven network security and Wi-Fi management solution developed jointly by Irdeto and residential managed WiFi and IoT security platform Minim. DStv Internet is a fixed wireless access service which incorporates the Trusted Home premium service embedded [...]

DStv partners with MTN to launch internet service in South Africa

MultiChoice Group has launched a fixed-wireless Internet access service called DStv Internet in South Africa offering three data packages designed for streaming media. The service is aimed at consumers who do not have access to fibre services. According to Multichoice, DStv Internet is a fixed-wireless-access service, meaning that customers can now get connected to the [...]

Mauritius Telecom rolls out 1 Gbps broadband connectivity

Mauritius Telecom begun providing 1 Gbps broadband connectivity. Mauritius Telecoms flagship service, Home Internet and TV 1 Gbps, has been launched for its residential fibre subscribers. It supplies every my.t TV channel (over 100), three Wi-Fi extenders and unlimited landline calls to other Mauritius Telecom fixed line phones. It has to be noted that this [...]

UAE’s Yahsat and Cobham SATCOM partner on new mobile broadband system

Al Yah Satellite (Yahsat), the UAE-headquartered satellite solutions provider, has selected Cobham SATCOM to deliver a comprehensive mobile broadband system, including ground infrastructure and products, to operate as part of its next-generation Thuraya 4-NGS system. According to Yahsat, Cobham SATCOMs expertise and capabilities will further enhance their mobile satellite services (MSS) advanced broadband data services, [...]

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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