Category Archives: Broadband

TIM expands FTTH network in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company TIM has launched FTTH services under the brand TIM Live – in Goiânia, in the state of Goiás. This is the second capital city (outside Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro), where it launches this product (the first one was Salvador in Bahia). The deployment in Goiânia includes 83 neighborhoods, which [...]

TIM avanza con su red FTTH en Brasil

La empresa brasileña de telecomunicaciones TIM lanzó el servicio de banda ancha fija a través de su red FTTH -llamado TIM Live- en Goiânia, en el estado de Goiás. Se trata de la segunda capital (fuera de Sao Paulo y Rio de Janeiro), donde presenta esta oferta (la primera fue Salvador en Bahia). La implementación [...]

Arabsat and Newtec to roll out satellite services in Middle East and Africa

Newtec specialised in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications, has inked a contract with Arab Satellite Communications (Arabsat), a step to introduce the new High Throughput Satellite (HTS) services in the Middle East and Africa. The partnership aims on introducing enterprise and VNO services, IP Trunking and mobile backhaul for 3G [...]

Ooredoo expands its super fibre to Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos

Ooredoos Super Fibre consists of unlimited fixed Ooredoo minutes and discounted international rates along with a free modem and installation. Ooredoo has extended their Super Fibre services to Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos to enable thousands more customers to enjoy the internet. Starting from just 72.73 USD per month (OMR 28), customers living in the area [...]

Ooredoo offers triple speed on Super Fibre plans in Oman

Ooredoo has come forward with its triple speed offer on Super Fibre plans for its customers to enjoy better digital experiences. The offer enables new and existing customers on the 20, 50, and 100 Mbps contract plans to enhance to even faster home broadband and enjoy the internet for only 12.99 USD a month. The [...]

Yahsat rolls out satellite broadband service in Ghana

Yahsat, the UAE-based satellite operator, has introduced its broadband service YahClick in Ghana. Yahsat also presented its collaboration with regional ISPs Comsys and Teledata to deliver the services. Yahsat informed the service will help reduce the substantial economic losses in recent years due to frequent internet disruptions in Africa. In Ghana, each communication breakdown costs [...]

Vivo atinge 100 cidades com FTTH

A operadora Vivo (Telefônica) atingiu a marca de 100 cidades com FTTH. Na passada sexta-feira (31/8) a companhia lançou o serviço em Sertãozinho (SP) e Ijuí (RS). Nos próximos meses, a rede de fibra chegará a Rio Claro, Salto e Franca (SP) e Jataí (GO) com investimentos de mais R$ 50 milhões (10,5 milhões). “Chegar [...]

5G service in Lesotho launched by Vodacom

Vodacom Group created “Africa’s first standards-based, commercial 5G service in Lesotho”, via its 3.5GHz spectrum to primarily deliver Fixed-Wireless Access Broadband services to two local enterprises. The operator stated that subscribers in Lesotho can now benefit from quicker broadband services deployment similar to fibre-like speeds. This move from Vodacom is to provide early access to [...]