Orange Madagascar and AMN to build 500 base stations under NaaS

06 March 2023

Orange Madagascar has signed an agreement with Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) to further extend its network coverage in rural areas of the country. The partners plan to deploy 500 base stations under the network-as-a-service (NaaS) model over the next ten years.

The sites that will be built as part of the project will support 2G and 3G. The deployment of the sites has already begun, and some should be operational before the end of the year.

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Trans Africa Towers and NuRAN Wireless to deploy 500 towers in DRC

06 February 2023

NuRAN Wireless Inc. and Trans Africa Towers will deploy 500 telecom sites over a three-year period in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The collaboration is expected to improve mobile network coverage in the country.

According to Sleiman Haddad, chairman and CEO of Trans Africa Towers, some 66% of the new telecom sites to be built under this project will be in the provinces of North Kivu and South Kivu. Improved communications should help strengthen the security of remote and vulnerable villages in these provinces.

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TOGOCOM deploys 1,000th site

01 February 2023

TOGOCOM has deployed its 1000th site in Kégué. This 1000th site is the realization of the commitment and work of all TOGOCOM teams who have been working for three years on the digitalization of Togo.

The launch of the 1000th site in Kégué, opens a new series of deployments and reaffirms TOGOCOM’s commitment to offer the best of fixed and mobile technology to the entire Togolese population.

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Telecom Egypt activates first eco-friendly wireless network tower

01 February 2023

Telecom Egypt, in cooperation with Huawei Technologies, has announced the activation of the first eco-friendly wireless network tower made of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP).

Through this cooperation, Telecom Egypt becomes the first operator in Africa to install this green tower. The material used for building the tower emits less CO2 than steel, the alternative. Highly resistant to wind and high temperatures, the tower is approximately 18m high, with a special camouflage fence made of environmentally friendly materials. It supports wireless network antennas and radio units featuring the latest energy-saving technologies and partially powered by solar cells.

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