New Airtel tower aids rural village

19 July 2019

Communities in the Mulaba Village, Sengerema District in Mwanza Region, Tanzania now have communication services thanks to a newly-built communication tower by Airtel Tanzania in partnership with the Universal Communication Services Access Fund (UCSAF).

Albert Richard, chief operating engineer at the UCSAF said that the government has been at the forefront of making sure that telecom companies extend their services to most parts of the country.

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Avanti and Vox sign master distributor deal

01 July 2019

Avanti has signed a major strategic deal

Jacques Visser

 

Avanti Communications has signed a three-year master distributor agreement on its HYLAS 4 and HYLAS 2 satellites with South African end-to-end integrated ICT, infrastructure provider and telecom firm Vox.

Under the terms of the deal, Vox will use Avanti’s satellite fleet - which provides full coverage across sub-Saharan Africa - to deliver a cost-effective and reliable high-speed broadband service to the remotest areas of the continent.

 

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Vanu and AMN expand deal to serve remote villages

14 June 2019

Global network equipment provider, Vanu, has announced the expansion of its ongoing agreement with Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) to supply mobile network infrastructure in support of the latter’s mission to connect rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa. 

AMN, which has orders exceeding 2,500 systems so far in 2019, has placed orders for more than 3,000 Vanu systems over the last two years. Both organisations want to provide mobile network operators (MNOs) with a fully-connected Africa and have collaborated to enable coverage for 1.1 million previously unserved people.  

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CETel to deliver connectivity in remote areas of northern Africa

14 June 2019

The EPIC 37E satellite delivers a Ku-band spotbeam to land-locked areas of Chad and south of Libya that CETel uses to serve its customer base spanning various market verticals Photo: Intelsat

The EPIC 37E satellite delivers a Ku-band spotbeam to land-locked areas of Chad and south of Libya that CETel uses to serve its customer base spanning various market verticals Photo: Intelsat



Central European Telecom Services (CETel), the German provider of satellite, fibre and wireless enabled communications solutions is delivering connectivity in remote areas of northern Africa via Intelsat’s EPIC 37e satellite.

The land-locked areas of Chad and south of Libya have little or no terrestrial connectivity and require stable, reliable and efficient solutions for their data and voice transmissions.

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