Category Archives: Broadband

Fixed connectivity is still strengthen in Latin American households

During the last edition of the Nextv Series Colombia event, the leading conference that took place last June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota, Monia Gomes, Head of Business Development Latam at WeTek, Efrain Martinez, CTO at ETB Colombia, Camilo Moreno, Engineering Director at Conexion Digital and Angel Vacacela Díaz, CTO at Univisia [...]

Conectividad fija aún se afianza en los hogares de Latinoamérica

En el marco de la edición 2019 del evento Nextv Series Colombia, la conferencia líder que se desarrolló el 27 de junio pasado en el Hotel JW Marriott de Bogotá, Monia Gomes, Head of Business Development Latam de WeTek, Efraín Martínez, CTO de ETB Colombia, Camilo Moreno, Director de Ingeniería de Conexión Digital y Ángel [...]

Liquid Telecom to roll out first fibre broadband network in South Sudan

Liquid Telecom will introduce and run South Sudan’s first fibre broadband network, connecting across 13 African countries and to the rest of the world. South Sudan will connect to Liquid Telecom’s network across the region which covers the East African Community, a regional intergovernmental organization of six partner states, the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, [...]

VDT Communications to introduce 4G in Nigeria

Nigerian broadband service, VDT, will soon begin providing 4G data plans in 19 states in Nigeria. The company stated that it is leveraging on the Bitflux network it built to offer premium quality 4G broadband experience in the country. The CEO of VDT, Abiodun Omonyi, stated, The roll-out will come in phases, starting with the [...]

Low cost internet Poa launched in Kenya

Low-cost internet provider Poa! Internet announces the completion of its wireless internet network in Nairobi and Kiambu counties in Kenya. Over 3,000 Wifi hotspots were installed by the firm and already help Kibera, Jamhuri, Kawangware, Kangemi, Kabiria, Waithaka, Racecourse, Kinoo, Dagoretti, Kikuyu, Kiambu, Tinganga, Kirigiti, Ndumberi and Githunguri communities get connected to the internet.  The [...]

Ooredoo Maldives offers special data package for PUBG players

Ooredoo Maldives has just launched a first of its kind PUBG add-on for gamers, with data allowances offered specifically for the game. According to a statement made to the press, Ooredoo unveiled multiple data packages customised for PUBG players, including an Unlimited Pack: ‘PUBG50’, valued at US$3 with 1 GB valid for seven days , [...]

Nigeria to use Television White Space Technology to provide internet

More than half million of Nigerias rural population will have internet through the use of Television White Space Technology (which is unused spectrum in the broadcasting band, which can be used to deliver broadband services to rural communities. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is working with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to develop a framework [...]

Zimbabwe’s Econet suspends internet services on government order

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the country’s largest mobile operator, its internet services had been cut off following an order from the government amid deadly protests in the country. “We are obliged to act when directed to do so and the matter is beyond our control,” Econet said in a text message to customers, adding that all [...]