Category Archives: Technology

Vodafone rolls out FTTH in Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has introduced an extensive fiber infrastructure to improve internet connectivity across Ghana. Speaking at the launch, the CEO of Vodafone Ghana Patricia Obo-Nai announced the Fiber-To-The-Home product is one of the most advanced form of technology for building the next generation of communication networks as it offers greater reliability and bandwidth, adding that [...]

Safaricom launches Android TV Box in Kenya

Safaricom has just announced the launch of an Android TV Box as part of a strategy to bring Home Fibre services to more homes. The TV box equips any TV with the ability to stream content from YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, ShowMax and other Android TV applications. It also allows users to wirelessly project their smartphone [...]

Fibrecom expands fiber optic cable in Zambia

Fibrecom announced a commitment of $50 million to support digital transformation in Zambia for the next two years. We are injecting an additional US$50 million to support the Governments objective of developing a robust digital space in the economic transformation of the country. We are supporting the Government-led Smart Zambia program in providing connectivity countrywide. [...]

Alphabet’s Loon launches its balloon Internet service in Kenya

Alphabets Loon has officially began operating its commercial internet-service in Kenya. Loon said its service would initially cover 50,000 square kilometers in western and central parts of Kenya. The firm has partnered with local telecommunications operator Telkom Kenya to beam 4G internet from its solar-powered balloons. Rather than delivering connectivity from the ground through cell [...]

Telma and Ericsson introduce 5G network in Madagascar

Telma has rolled out Madagascars first 5G network, via the network infrastructure supplied by Swedish tech giant, Ericsson. Telma introduced Madagascars first 5G consumer services using spectrum in the 3.6-3.7 GHz band, with the network going live on the 26th June 2020. By rolling out 5G on the island, Telma forms part of the few operators [...]

Liquid Telecom and Intelsat have partnered to deliver reliable internet service in Africa

Intelsat, worlds largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, has just announced a joint venture with Africa leading telecom group, Liquid Telecom. The two companies have collaborated for over four years to deliver Liquid Telecoms very-small-aperture terminal (VSAT) service over Intelsats satellite feet, by providing robust and reliable communications network to communities, schools and business in [...]

OurTV rolls out DTH service on NigComSat 1R in Nigeria

OurTV, a Direct to Home (DTH) TV Broadcast Satellite Service has rolled out its service on NigComSat 1R. OurTV is managed by Trefoil Network, a Nigerian technology company started in 2015 with an emphasis on information and communication technology, broadcast, network and internet solutions and licensed by the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) and the National [...]

Travel Africa Network launched first HD channel on HOTBIRD

Eutelsat has announced its HOTBIRD video has been selected by Travel Africa Network for the broadcast of its first high definition African travel channel, focusing on 100% African content dedicated on the promotion of tourism in Africa. With its unique pan-European coverage, the high-power HOTBIRD satellites at 13° East form one of the largest broadcasting [...]