Avanti Communications selects Clear Blue Smart Off-Grid to power eLearning offering across sub-Saharan Africa

07 September 2022

Avanti Communications, provider of high throughput satellite capacity across EMEA and Clear Blue Technologies International, signed an agreement under which the lattermwill provide smart off-grid Power for Avanti’s e-learning services in Africa.

Avanti and its eLearning partners plan to deliver satellite connectivity to enable eLearning for an initial 3,000-5,000 schools across Sub-Saharan Africa. Clear Blue will be the exclusive off-grid power provider for Avanti’s eEducation services. This program aims to deliver improved educational outcomes in maths, literacy, and life skills for marginalised children in the region.

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Es’hailSat showcasing key tech at IBC

07 September 2022

Es’hailSat. the Qatar-based satellite communications operator, is exhibiting at the annual IBC exhibition in Amsterdam, its platform for the broadcast, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Es’hailSat will be showcasing Es’hail-1, Es’hail-2 and a wide range of services to be delivered through the new 50,000 sqm state of the art teleport in Doha.

The company's Es’hail-1 and Es’hail-2 are currently transmitting high quality, premium DTH television content from the 25.5°/26° East hotspot.

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Russia to launch satellite for Angola in October

06 September 2022

The communications satellite AngoSat-2, a joint space project of Russia and Angola, will be launched in October this year, meeting its initial deadlines.

According to the corporate newspaper of the satellite’s manufacturer, Russia’s ISS-Reshetev Company, satellite was delivered to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on July 26, 2022.

Angolan ambassador to Moscow Augusto da Silva Cunha recently told Sputnik that his government hoped the launch of the satellite would take place by the end of this year.

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Paratus unveils plans for Angola

06 September 2022

Satellite connectivity specialist Paratus Group said it is close to establishing a highly sophisticated network hub in Angola, which is an expansion of fibre and microwave coverage across Angola.

The company said the centre is the result of several years of telecommunications infrastructure investments in several African countries and the expansion of fibre and microwave coverage across Angola’s 18 provinces.

Local telecommunications services provider Internet Technologies Angola (ITA) was recently officially rebranded as Paratus Angola.

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