AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

Tech takes
centre stage

New feature at
AfricaCom 2019.

Sunday, Sep 22nd

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SES African broadband satellite now operational

Satellite, which was launched into orbit two months ago, has been ‘switched on’.

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Main One looks to expand in West Africa

Nigerian submarine fibre cable operator is in talks with Senegalese and Burkina Faso telcos.

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Vodafone unveils West Africa fibre network

The 120 kilometre cable connects Ghana, Togo and Burkina Faso.

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SEACOM appoints new chief commercial officer

Byron Clatterbuck takes the reins of CCO at the wholesale bandwidth provider.

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Satellites to track Ethiopian animals

Technology to shed light on animal migration between Ethiopia and South Sudan.

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with SEACOM CEO

Mark Simpson says his company is becoming a ‘telco’ in addition to a wholesale broadband provider.

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Southern Africa's online expansion

Revenues are forecast to boom.

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SkyVision acquires African VSAT operator Afinis

Global provider of IP connectivity buys Francophone Africa connectivity solutions firm.

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Fibre to the home coming to Mauritius

Bharat Telecom plans to connect the whole island to high-speed internet with a $50mn network.

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Avanti’s African broadband satellite on track

Preparations are at an advanced stage ahead of the launch date on 2 August.

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Africa's 80% broadband penetration aims

The inaugural Africa ICT Indaba has ended with a deadline being set for deploying broadband to 80% of Africa by 2020.