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Why a broadband fibre-infrastructure boom awaits Africa.

Why a broadband fibre-infrastructure boom awaits Africa

The continent hardly impacts global fixed-line internet user numbers but that could all change.

Multichoice looks to expand African DTT services.

MultiChoice looks to expand African DTT services

African pay-TV operator signs on Intelsat to grow its digital terrestrial television footprint.

Glocall Telecoms plans to deploy 4G in Somalia.

Glocall Telecoms plans to deploy 4G in Somalia

Somalia joins countries like Angola, Namibia, and South Africa that have launched LTE.

Zimbabwe allocates LTE spectrum for operators.

Zimbabwe allocates LTE spectrum for operators

Local regulator says that frequencies have already been issued to the likes of Econet.

MTN Nigeria further cuts costs with networking deal.

MTN Nigeria further cuts costs with networking deal

Managed services deal struck with Aviat follows a key Ericsson agreement signed last month.

SEACOM signs on Akamai to boost internet speeds.

SEACOM signs on Akamai to boost internet speeds

Lower latency could be on the cards thanks to a deal with the cloud services provider.

Comoros undergoes IXP training.

Comoros undergoes IXP training

African island being trained on best practices for setting up internet exchange points.

Nautical maps no safeguard against subsea cable breakages.

Nautical maps no safeguard against subsea cable breakages

Instances exist of ship captains who deliberately or accidentally fail to follow international law.

Internet Solutions introduces UK-SA network solutions.

Internet Solutions introduces UK-SA network solutions

Pan-African telecoms provider says it provides the “shortest path” between the countries.

Zimbabwe adopts cheaper internet roll-out ways.

Zimbabwe adopts cheaper internet roll-out ways

The country wants to increase internet access, which is still low compared to mobile penetration.

Liquid Telecom expands African satellite footprint.

Liquid Telecom expands African satellite footprint

Data, voice and IP provider plans to keep Africa’s data within the continent to reduce latency.