Target connectivity first, then 4IR ambition - Vodacom

Africa's 4IR
priorities

Vodacom exec stresses
need for connectivity.


Friday, Nov 22nd

Cisco appoints channel leaders for Africa

Cisco appoints channel leaders for Africa

The networking giant makes four appointments in its African channel business, to align with the global partner organisation.

Angola Cables, Nokia carve out new fibre route for Africa

Angola Cables, Nokia carve out new fibre route for Africa

Companies successfully trial direct, low latency and fibre-based connection from Luanda to Boca Raton.

Angola Cables, DE-CIX partner to cement interconnection services in Brazil

Angola Cables, DE-CIX partner to cement interconnection services in Brazil

Interconnections from São Paulo and Fortaleza and the additional New York link, with further links to Lisbon, Madrid and Frankfurt accessible via the DE-CIX connection.

'Africa must invest in energy to have 5G'

'Africa must invest in energy to have 5G'

At AfricaCom 2019 Unitel representative Isabel dos Santos stressed for the same level of investment as has been the case with telecommunications.

Seychelles' Intelvision invests US$25-million in 5G

Seychelles' Intelvision invests US$25-million in 5G

Network to be rolled out in June 2020 with the help of China's Huawei Technologies.

Liquid Telecom confirms land-based fibre link East and West Africa

Liquid Telecom confirms land-based fibre link East and West Africa

New high-capacity digital corridor via DRC established.

Orange Côte d'Ivoire expands fibre optic network interests

Orange Côte d'Ivoire expands fibre optic network interests

Operator recently secured a US$120-million credit facility.

Solar-based ISP rolls out 4G LTE in Nigeria

Solar-based ISP rolls out 4G LTE in Nigeria

Tizeti plans to extend the network to major cities and the rest of West Africa in 2020.

Vodacom, Seacom partner in African network venture

Vodacom, Seacom partner in African network venture

The companies enter a network partnership to initiate the next chapter of their African connectivity venture.

Tanzania secures US$5.9-million Burundi connection deal

Tanzania secures US$5.9-million Burundi connection deal

Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited and Burundi Backbone System commit to ten-year agreement.

MTN appoints new CEO of Ivory Coast operation

MTN appoints new CEO of Ivory Coast operation

Djibril Ouattara replaces Freddy Tchala who left the company in September.