Tigo and Ericsson accelerate digitalisation in Senegal

08 February 2019

Tigo Senegal has selected Ericsson for its nationwide network modernisation project.

Under the terms of a new three-year deal, the Swedish firm will cover more than 1,000 existing sites.

The three-year nationwide modernisation project covers more than 1,000 sites and includes the rollout of Ericsson’s Radio System.

The three-year nationwide modernisation project covers more than 1,000 sites and includes the rollout of Ericsson’s Radio System.

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Wateen uses SES backhaul

07 January 2019

PAKISTAN - SES is providing Pakistani satellite and fibre operator Wateen Telecom with access to high-powered C-band capacity on its NSS-12 satellite that orbits at 57ºE.

Wateen is using the capacity to provide 2G and 3G backhaul services to the country’s leading mobile network operators.

This will enable them to deliver reliable and enhanced voice and data signals in the country’s remote mountainous northern regions, as well as its inaccessible areas in the south.

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MainOne to extend subsea cable in West Africa with Orange support

08 November 2018

MainOne’s current system comprises a 7,000km submarine cable. It will work with Orange to build two new branches and stations to connect to Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire.

MainOne’s current system comprises a 7,000km submarine cable. It will work with Orange to build two new branches and stations to connect to Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire.

MainOne Company will partner with Orange to extend its submarine cable system in West Africa.

MainOne’s current system comprises a 7,000km submarine cable and was launched in 2010. Under its partnership with Orange, the company will build two new branches and stations to connect its system to Dakar and Abidjan.

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The first trans-Atlantic link between Africa and the Americas goes live

08 November 2018

Angola Cables says the South Atlantic Cable System offers the lowest latency between the Americas, Africa and Europe.

Angola Cables says the South Atlantic Cable System offers the lowest latency between the Americas, Africa and Europe.

The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) is now open for commercial traffic.

On 26 September, Angola Cables announced that its system not only offers the first and fastest link between Africa and the Americas with the lowest latency, but that it will also provide a more direct routing for internet traffic in the southern hemisphere.

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