Digitel proceeds with 5G tests

18 June 2024

Digitel is carrying out 5G tests in South Sudan, which should allow it to assess its capabilities to provide commercial ultra-broadband services in the country.

“With its ultra-high speed, low latency and massive connectivity, 5G will help deliver smart cities and advance healthcare solutions across all sectors of our economy. 

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Louis Lambert named 6Harmonics’ new CEO

17 June 2024

Louis Lambert has been appointed as 6Harmonics’ new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. This announcement comes as the company is about to release two new game-changing product platforms.

Delivering innovative rugged communication and computing solutions across the African market, Louis brings extensive experience and a proven track record of success in the technology sector. His expertise in strategic leadership and passion for innovation make him the perfect fit to lead 6Harmonics into its next phase of growth and development.

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Exemplifying resilient communications systems

04 June 2024

The March subsea cable outage was huge news across the globe – but how big an impact did it have on consumers, and what lessons were learned by operators?

On 14 March, four subsea cable systems – WACS, MainOne, SAT-3, and ACE - suffered significant damage from a major subsea landslide off Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, significantly impacting upon communications across the African continent. Countries including Liberia, Benin, Ghana, Burkina Faso, the Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Niger, Namibia, South Africa, and Lesotho, were all affected.

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Advancing critical national services

03 June 2024

Africa’s utilities providers are going smart with wireless technologies, enhancing reliability and cutting costs with a combination of terrestrial and satellite connectivity…

When we talk about connecting Africa, we’re usually focusing on consumers – enhancing internet adoption, enabling new services like OTT, mobile money, telemedicine, mobile retail, and so on. However, enterprises, too, stand to gain hugely through the provision of wireless connectivity, from e-governance projects through to one of Africa’s most challenging critical services – utilities.

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