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Airtel Gabon links Libreville, Port-Gentil to ACE fibre optic network

Airtel Gabon links Libreville, Port-Gentil to ACE fibre optic network

Individual and corporate bodies in Libreville and Port-Gentil, Gabon’s two largest cities, will soon travel in the fast lane of the internet highway thanks to Airtel Gabon, which is about to link the two cities to the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) fibre optic network. Read More

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Spectra Wireless, Microsoft 4Afrika launch first commercial TV white spaces services in AfricaSpectra Wireless, Microsoft 4Afrika launch first commercial TV white spaces services in Africa University students will now get fast, affordable Internet bundles and receive zero-interest financing when purchasing a ...
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DRC govt cuts internet, SMS to quell deadly protestsDRC govt cuts internet, SMS to quell deadly protests After a week of deadly protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that left at ...
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Nokia Networks, Safaricom launch LTE-A network in KenyaNokia Networks, Safaricom launch LTE-A network in Kenya Safaricom has selected Nokia Networks as one of its partners to modernize and expand its 2G ...
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Friday 23 Jan

Airtel connects Embakasi Police station with free internet

KENYA
Bharti Airtel has connected Embakasi Police Station in Nairobi, Kenya, to the internet for free. »
Friday 23 Jan

Orange rolls out 3G network to 14 more areas of Kenya

KENYA
Orange has added 14 more urban centres to its 3G network as it moves to consolidate its data services business in the new financial year.»
Monday 19 Jan

Al Yah 3 satellite set to lower cost of Pay TV in Africa

As the international deadline for digital migration fast approaches, TV viewers have gotten a boost with an imminent launch of Yahsat satellite targeting both Africa and Brazil.»
Monday 19 Jan

Kenyan bloggers in fear over crackdown

KENYA
Kenyan bloggers report that they feel ‘under siege’ after bloggers who have criticized government were arrested or their sites taken down.»
Sunday 18 Jan

Togo capital city to become Wifi Zone

TOGO
Lomé, the capital city of West Africa’s tiny Togo is about to become a Wifi Zone.»
Saturday 17 Jan

SA tech start-up solves the Google Woza Online problem

SOUTH AFRICA
Do-it-yourself website builder, VIGO, is set to take on small businesses after the shutdown of Google SA’s Woza Online.»
Friday 16 Jan

UBA partners Vodafone on total communication solutions

NIGERIA
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has become the first Nigerian-based multinational to join the ranks of Vodafone Global Enterprise customers.»
Friday 16 Jan

MainOne commissions N7b data centre

NIGERIA
MainOne has commissioned its premier Tier III Lekki Data Center to address the growing demand for colocation, cloud and disaster recovery services in the sub-region.»
Thursday 15 Jan

Bringing the ultra-broadband revolution to Africa

Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes outlines the company’s vision for Africa.»
Thursday 15 Jan

Douala, Yaoundé internet exchange points to be ready by June

CAMEROON
Cameroon’s two internet exchange points (IXPs), earmarked to be established in the main cities of Douala and Yaoundé, will be ready by June 2015, the ministry of posts and telecoms said.»
Wednesday 14 Jan

2015 predictions for Wi-Fi

In its predictions for this year, Ruckus Wireless believes the state of the Wi-Fi industry continues to look positive.»
Wednesday 14 Jan

BOCRA: last mile fails hotels

BOTSWANA
The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) says a lack of last mile connectivity is largely to blame for poor Internet services in Botswana hospitality facilities.»
Tuesday 13 Jan

Local internet hosting opportunities key to internet development in Africa

RWANDA
Local Internet hosting is key to the development of the Internet ecosystem in emerging countries, according to a report released today by the Internet Society.»
Tuesday 13 Jan

Tigo partners with Ericsson to improve network quality

GHANA
Tigo Ghana has entered into a partnership with communications technology and services provider, Ericsson, to help manage and improve its network quality and service delivery.  »
Monday 12 Jan

CEC Liquid Telecom expands fibre network in Zambia

ZAMBIA
CEC Liquid Telecom Zambia today announced that it is building a new fibre link between Lusaka and Victoria Falls in Livingstone.»
Thursday 8 Jan

Cdiscount open for business in Cameroon

CAMEROON
Cdiscount, a French e-commerce leader, has officially launched its subsidiary in Cameroon, hoping to change the face of e-commerce in this Central African nation.»

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Spectra Wireless, Microsoft 4Afrika launch first commercial TV white spaces services in Africa

University students will now get fast, affordable Internet bundles and receive zero-interest financing when purchasing a new device.