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Eutelsat, Strong Roots deal boosts broadcasting in Ethiopia

Satellite communications provider Eutelsat and Strong Roots Ethiopia Broadcasting Service PLC have penned a deal for a Ku capacity on a 36...

Spacecom, Gilat Telecom link up to boost satellite services in Africa

Spacecom a satellite operator of the Amos satellites fleet, and Gilat Telecom, a connectivity service provider, have announced a joint partnership to...

Canal+ partners Eutelsat to launch first premium DTH platform over Ethiopia

Eutelsat Communications and Canal+ have signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Ku capacity on Eutelsat 7C to support the launch...

SES launches free-to-air satellite channel in COVID-19 fight

Global satellite connectivity provider SES has made available a free-to-air satellite TV channel to deliver reliable, informative content about COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan...

Ghana, Nigeria Satellite TV adoption rises – Study

A study conducted by SES a global content connectivity provider has shown some significant increases in the uptake of satellite TV reception in Nigeria...

Nigeria to launch new Satellite into space

Nigeria Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has announced that the country is working on launching a new satellite to replace NigeriaSat-2...

SES, Gilat Partner to restore internet connectivity in DRC

High-performance internet connectivity was restored in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) within just four days after the West Africa Cable System (WACS) undersea...

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