Category Archives: Technology

Airtel and Nokia to rollout 5G network in Kenya

Nokia has been selected by African mobile operator Airtel Kenya as part of a three-year deal to equip the country’s capital, Nairobi, with 4G-compatible broadband equipment and 5G. Eventually, this installation will cover hundreds of sites and will include upgrading the coverage of existing 2G, 3G and 4G radio access networks (RANs) in various urban, [...]

Roya TV to broadcast on Türksat satellites

Roya TV, one of Jordans television channels began broadcasting on Türksat communication satellites which can be viewed on Türksat 3A satellite. In statement, Türksat announced Aspiring to include the Arabic-speaking audience in Turkey to its viewers, Roya TV, with its challenging content in the fields of News, Sports, Entertainment and Arts, will now meet with [...]

Ethio Telecom signs new partnership deal with BringCom

Ethio Telecom has just signed a new partnership and interconnection agreement with BringCom. According to Fabrice Langreney, BringCom’s CEO, this new service is the latest addition to our African network and allows us to transmit our customers’ international traffic from Ethiopia via Djibouti to anywhere in the world. BringCom will be able to complement and [...]

Eutelsat launched new EPG for free-to-air broadcasters in MENA

Satellite operator, Eutelsat has successfully, launched Sat.tv, an enhanced electronic programme guide (EPG) for free-to-air channels. The service is already operating at the 7/8° West orbital position, serving over 56 million Arabic-speaking homes across the Middle East and North Africa and is being progressively deployed at other Eutelsat video positions. All channels are automatically installed [...]

Vodacom chooses Nokia for 5G services in South Africa

Nokia has deployed 5G radio, core and fixed network solutions across South African operator Vodacoms network. Vodacom is using Nokias 2G, 3G, 4G and fiber access networks, as well as 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) and mobile broadband services. Nokia is providing its AirScale, Fastmile and Subscriber Data Management (SDM) / Home Subscriber Server (HSS) [...]

Molotov Solutions and Trace to launch new OTT platform

Trace and Molotov Solutions have partnered to develop new OTT platform, TracePlay which will offer over 25 live TV channels, 100 radio channels and over 1000 hours of on-demand content. TracePlay will be available in 180 countries including Africa and is expected to launch in 2021 with English, French and Portuguese languages. The new platform [...]

Unitel and Huawei provide free internet for public schools in Angola

Huawei Angola plan to invest $60 million to build a headquarter for training and promotion of digital education for public schools student in partnership with mobile operator, Unitel. Eunice de Carvalho, General Director of Unitel and Liuhongzhen Michael, Deputy CEO of Huawei announced a two-year memorandum by supplying equipment and technological solutions by Huawei while [...]