Liquid Telecom launches managed cybersecurity service for Africa

11 September 2020

Pan-Africa  telecommunications group Liquid Telecom has launched a cybersecurity unit, which provides end-to-end managed services for digital security and is designed to protect customers' digitally transformed businesses including networks, people and systems.

Company CEO Nic Rudnick said the new unit has brought together specialist companies as partners to protect clients, users and networks and to keep the total environment of clients safe against cybercrime.

"On average, about 10% of apps used in businesses are implemented by the information technology (IT) department, 70% by business departments and 20% by employees," he added. "We do not want to prevent departments and employees from using apps, but want to make these apps visible to IT so that they can be monitored and the risks managed. We aim to keep the business network and users safe, irrespective of where they are."

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Nigerian Communication Commission boss outlines targets

08 September 2020

Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) chief executive officer (CEO) Umar Garba Danbatta, predicted Nigeria will see “significant improvement” in its telecoms industry over the next five years, supported by network rollouts and fresh initiatives.

He was speaking at a media briefing, where he said there will be mass deployments of 4G networks across the country, deeper penetration of broadband and committed to proper implementation of a digital economy and new strategies. 

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Telecom26 helps TB, HIV, Ebola and Covid-19 testing programmes

04 September 2020

The software enables connected diagnostic data in real time, which helps countries respond more effectively to infectious disease outbreaks

The software enables connected diagnostic data in real time, which helps countries respond more effectively to infectious disease outbreaks

 

Telecom26 is helping long-term customer, SystemOne, with its initiative to enable real-time test result communication, timely containment and treatment actions for infectious disease programs in Mozambique,  Zimbabwe and Ghana.

The testing programmes are implemented in conjunction with the Ministry of Health of each country and build on the existing work of SystemOne across Africa addressing numerous diseases including TB, HIV, Ebola and now Ccovid-19.

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TN targets remote connectivity

04 September 2020

VSAT is a customised integrated voice/fax, data and video satellite communication solution available everywhere, even in the most remote areas in Namibia

VSAT is a customised integrated voice/fax, data and video satellite communication solution available everywhere, even in the most remote areas in Namibia

Telecom Namibia (TN) has upgraded its very small aperture terminal (VSAT) hub to ensure faster and reliable IP-based connectivity for users in remote areas. 

Pilot installations of TN’s modern VSAT hub, called Satlink, have had satisfactory results, the company said.

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