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RocketNet teams up with Zoom Fibre to bring high-speed internet in Saldanha Bay

South African ISP, RocketNet, has joined hands with Zoom Fibre to roll out high-speed fibre internet in Saldanha Bay through what...

Google’s Equiano cable lands at Swakopmund, Namibia

Paratus Group has announced the landing of Google’s Equiano subsea cable at Swakopmund in Namibia. The cable will provide communications diversity,...

Sudan shuts Internet services ahead of mass protests

Sudan has cut Internet services in the capital Khartoum ahead of pro-democracy protests that come months after web access had been...

Côte d’Ivoire to deploy 7000 km of fibre by 2025

Côte d'Ivoire has announced the construction of a data centre and the development of a 7000 km national fibre optic network...

Nigerian ISP Tizeti announces new board Chairman and members

West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider Tizeti, has announced the appointment of Emmanuel Ikazoboh as its Board Chairman.Ikazoboh is the...

Cameroon, Congo fibre network goes live

The Central African Backbone (CAB) project, a 347 km terrestrial fibre optic cable linking the Republic of the Congo and Cameroon...

Broadband Commission confronts chronic connectivity challenges in least developed countries

​Advocacy group, the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, a joint venture between the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and UNESCO, recently met in...

Starlink licenced to operate in Nigeria and Mozambique, says Elon Musk

SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, has announced that the company’s satellite internet service Starlink, has received licences to operate in Nigeria and...

OpenRoaming surpasses 1 million global hotspots

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has announced that the number of OpenRoaming hotspots has passed 1 million worldwide. According to a...

Djibouti welcomes landing of world’s longest subsea cable

State-owned Djibouti Telecom has announced the landing of Meta’s 45,000 km long 2Africa subsea cable in Djibouti City, Djibouti, becoming the...

New infrastructure firm to oversee Dark Fibre Africa and Vumatel operations

South Africa’s Community Investment Ventures Holdings (CIVH), the Remgro and New GX-controlled parent company of fibre infrastructure operators Dark Fibre Africa...

Liquid adds 800Gbps subsea capacity with PEACE cable connection in Kenya

Liquid Intelligent Technologies, has partnered with PEACE Cable Company to introduce 800Gbps of additional subsea capacity on the highly-anticipated global submarine...

World Bank approves $200 million to expand Ghana’s broadband access

The World Bank has approved $200 million to help the Government of Ghana increase access to broadband as part of the...

ZOL Zimbabwe unveils new identity as Liquid Home Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s connectivity giant- ZOL, has unveiled its new brand identity as Liquid Home Zimbabwe. In a statement, the...

Google’s Equiano cable lands in Nigeria

Google has announced the landing of its Equiano subsea cable in Lagos, Nigeria, following the successful landing in Togo in March...

New UN targets to prioritize universal meaningful connectivity by 2030

A new set of UN targets for universal and meaningful digital connectivity to be achieved by 2030 have been announced by...

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Vertiv shuffles EMEA leadership team

Critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions provider Vertiv, has announced changes to its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) senior leadership...

Leveraging IoT with prefabricated edge datacentres

With many organisations moving from a centralised approach to data management towards a more distributed model, IoT-generated data is moving closer...

MTN SA Foundation launches inaugural MTN Women in Digital Business Challenge

The MTN SA Foundation has announced a R1 million commitment to enable innovation, entrepreneurship, and job creation for women in the...

MTN Nigeria partners mobility tech firm to reward good driving

MTN Nigeria, has partnered with ETAP, a mobility technology company that creates solutions and incentives to improve the automotive experience, to...

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