08 October 2020
Tunisia has committed to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to deploy high-speed connectivity, via broadband, in schools across the nation.
The deal, signed by the country’s minister of education Mohammed Hamdi and Mohamed Fadhel Kraiem, the minister of communication technologies and digital transformation, also includes the rehabilitation of the educational network.Find out more
30 March 2020
PCCW Global and PEACE Cable International Network have partnered to extend the Pakistan East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) submarine cable system to southern Africa.
The PEACE South extension will boost bandwidth and have an important impact on connectivity from its current African landing point in Mombasa, Kenya, all the way to South Africa. This will open new Southern African Development Community (SADC) and east African markets to cable partners.
PEACE South will also provide alternative routes for existing systems, connecting southern Africa to Europe and Asia with newer, faster high-bandwidth technology and assisting the region to improve internet usage and reduce the cost of connectivity.Find out more
30 March 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has led to a number of key African events to be postponed or cancelled for 2020. See below to find out the latest. African Wireless Communications will upate this page the minute we receive more information, so stay tuned.
East Africa Com will take place in Nairobi, Kenya 14-15 September 2020
West Africa Com will take place in Dakar, Senegal 30 September – 1 October 2020
5G – Next Digital Revolution will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa 7-8 October 2020
Digital Infra Africa will now take place in Cape Town, South Africa 4-6 November 2020Find out more
18 February 2020
The quality of telecom services provided by Nigerian operators is up there with the best in the world, according to the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON).
Its chairman, Engr Gbenga Adebayo, also said despite the extremely high operating costs of providing such services in the west African nation, the telecom industry is the only sector in which prices have remained stable.
“In the first place, we make bold to state that the quality of telecoms services in Nigeria is amongst the best in comparable jurisdictions,” Adebayo said in a statement.Find out more