Fixed wireless connectivity captures Africa’s broadband market
Seacom buys Kenyan last-mile provider Hirani Telecom
The Pan-African telecommunications services provider has completed the 100% acquisition of Hirani Telecom’s metro fibre network.
ZTE Mobile Devices plans to strengthen 'InnovAction'
The company will go “all in 5G” in the Chinese market, further strengthen the core position of mobile phones and the mobile internet, and continue to build a full-scenario 5G terminal ecosystem.
Liquid launches Asia-US global internet transit route via Africa
The company establishes a global internet transit route between Asia and the US through Africa, avoiding high-risk bottlenecks in the Middle East and Europe.
ZTE wins 5G Fixed-Wireless Solution of the Year Award at BBWF 2021
The company won the award for its passive optical networking-based 5G xHaul solution at the Broadband World Forum, in Amsterdam.
Dimension Data appoints Manelisa Mavuso as MD of MWeb
Having recently made the decision not to sell MWeb, Dimension Data is now focusing on strengthening and growing the business.
Seacom bumps up IP network to 100Gbps
The upgrade comes as more submarine cables are expected to land on the African continent to boost connectivity.
Telcos gang up against ICASA in temporary spectrum fight
Vodacom and MTN have joined Telkom’s court application to halt the regulator’s move to take back temporary spectrum.
Frogfoot pilots WiFi-only fibre solution
If successful, the open-access infrastructure provider says it will expand the concept across its entire network countrywide.
US firm Vantage dwarfs Teraco in Africa’s biggest data centre race
Vantage Data Centres announces the beginning of construction on its new R15 billion state‐of‐the‐art data centre campus in Johannesburg.
ICASA to fight court bid to hold onto temporary spectrum
The telecoms regulator readies to oppose the litigation instituted by Telkom to prevent it from withdrawing the temporary spectrum by 30 November.
Countries pay high price for excluding women from digital
Governments lose billions of dollars annually as women remain digitally excluded, with dire economic consequences of digital inequality.