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TEAMS maintenance downtime expected

TEAMS maintenance downtime expected

The East African Marine Systems (TEAMS) cable operators have issued an alert that users may experience downtime from 20th – 28th July . Read More

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Aquila's first flight: A milestone toward connecting billions of peopleAquila's first flight: A milestone toward connecting billions of people Facebook’s Connectivity Lab has reached a major milestone with the first full-scale test flight of ...
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BICS reports data traffic tripling year-on-year on its global networkBICS reports data traffic tripling year-on-year on its global network BICS, recognised in the wholesale communications market as a top global voice carrier and the leading ...
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Anton Jacobsz, MD at Networks UnlimitedMellanox enhances cloud efficiency with 25Gb/s Ethernet connectivity Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data centre servers and ...
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Thursday 14 Jul

Ubiquitous connectivity, the new norm in Mauritius

MAURITIUS
Mauritius is the most tech savvy country in Sub-Saharan Africa, says David Bunei, GM: East Africa and Indian Ocean Islands at Cisco.»
Tuesday 12 Jul

Web apps, a leading cause of security breaches

Web applications are the leading cause of security incidents for financial services, according to the 2016 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report; this is up from 31 percent from last year’s report. »
Tuesday 5 Jul

Gilat Satcom, Total IT Solutions connect 10 villages in Nigeria

NIGERIA
Gilat Satcom is providing voice and high-speed data to ten villages in the states of Adamawa, Borno, Kano, Katsina, Oyo and Yobe in the North East of Nigeria.»
Monday 4 Jul

Vodafone Ghana deepens discussions on IoT

GHANA
Vodafone Ghana has taken the discussion of Internet of Things (IoT) further by organising a workshop in Accra to dialogue with Ghanaian content and web developers on how to adopt and make good use of the platform that IoT presents. »
Wednesday 29 Jun

Tigo, JI and GES equip teachers on child online protection initiative

Tigo, in partnership with J Initiative (JI), a youth focused non-governmental organisation in Ghana, have committed to protecting children online through policy advocacy, awareness creation, public education and community engagement initiatives.»
Saturday 25 Jun

Danbatta seeks Reps’ cooperation on telecom regulations

NIGERIA
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has called for more cooperation and understanding of members of the House of Representatives, on regulatory functions of the commission.»
Thursday 23 Jun

SEACOM adds peering points in Europe and Africa

SEACOM has added the Deutscher Commercial Internet Exchange (DE-CIX) in Marseille and France Internet Exchange (FranceIX) in Paris to the growing list of European Internet exchange points at which it peers. »
Tuesday 21 Jun

Adapting and adopting the new digital workplace

The explosion of smartphones, tablets and Internet of Things (IoT) devices is transforming the way we communicate, consume services, and manage our personal lives. »
Monday 20 Jun

Cisco: MEA to have world’s highest IP traffic growth

The MEA region will see a 6-fold growth in IP traffic - the highest growth rate in the world (CAGR of 41%) from 2015–2020, says Cisco.»
Friday 17 Jun

Ericsson launches 5G Plug-Ins to equip today’s networks for 5G

New Ericsson 5G Plug-Ins address diverse 5G use cases from mobile HD video, driverless buses and haptic feedback-enabled drones to fiber-equivalent residential wireless access.»
Friday 17 Jun

US judge rules DCA claims deficient

A US court has this week granted the ZA Central Registry's (ZACR's) motion to dismiss all claims against it by DotConnectAfrica Trust (DCA). »
Thursday 16 Jun

Private sector should push connectivity

BOTSWANA
Botswana’s Minister of Transport and Communication, Tshenolo Mabeo, has urged Africa to look at broadband seriously.»
Wednesday 15 Jun

Nigeria goes live with Bsystems Collateral Registry System

GHANA
Nigeria has become the fourth country to roll onto the Collateral Registry System developed by Ghanaian technology solution firm Bsystems.»
Monday 13 Jun

Kenya embraces online motor vehicle registration to fight corruption

KENYA
In a bid to weed out corruption and increase efficiency in the road transport sector, the Kenyan government is set to unveil online vehicle registration.»
Friday 10 Jun

IHS: over 8 Billion connected devices globally

A new IHS report says there are 8 billion connected devices globally, equating to four devices per household.»
Friday 10 Jun

Content at the speed of your imagination

Mellanox Technologies says evolution in the media and entertainment industry requires a higher resolution and drives the need for networking technologies that can stream more bits per second in real-time.»

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