Category Archives: Telecom

Uganda is to expand internet access using satellite

The Uganda Communications Commissions (UCC) seeks to supplement optic fibre using satellite internet. The authorities confirmed the pilot testing will begin in November, this year.  Godfrey Mutabazi, the UCC Director General, said the government has been actively working on the satellite Internet access project together with the International Telecommunication Satellite Organisation (ITSO) and several private [...]

Entel Bolivia extiende su red de fibra

La Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Entel) de Bolivia extendió la cobertura de su red FTTH en el país. Recientemente, la compañía anunció la llegada del servicio a varias ciudades de los departamentos de Chuquisaca, Potosí y Cochabamba. La red de fibra óptica de Entel ya está disponible en Monteagudo (Chuquisaca), Tupiza, Uyuni y Villazón (en [...]

Entel expands fiber network in Bolivia

Bolivian National Telecommunications Company (Entel) has extended the coverage of its FTTH network to more cities. Recently, Entel announced the launch of the service in Chuquisaca, Potosí and Cochabamba states. Entel’s fiber optic network is already available in Monteagudo (Chuquisaca), Tupiza, Uyuni and Villazón (in Potosí) and in Villa Tunari, Shinahota, Chimore, Ivirgarzama and Entre [...]

Telecoms regulator prepares to suspend Vodafone Cameroon’s activities for license issue

Accused of illegally operating on the Cameroonian territory since the launch of its activities in 2016, the case of Internet service provider (ISP) Vodafone Cameroon gets more complicated with the Cameroonian authorities. Minette Libom Li Likeng, Minister of Posts and Telecommunications (Minpostel), has just ordered the Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ART) to withdraw the operating license [...]

Fibra da MEO já chega a 4 milhões de casas

A Altice/PT, através do serviço MEO, anunciou que sua rede de fibra ótica já chega a 4 milhões de casas em Portugal, o que representa 66% dos lares do país, segundo João Epifânio, diretor de vendas da empresa. O objetivo é atingir 5,3 milhões até 2020. A MEO apresentou também um novo equipamento 100% português, [...]

Telkom presents its zero-rate data streaming services

The South African telecommunications company, Telkom announced the creation of a new offer with a zero-rate data music, video streaming.  Last Year Telkom launched many data-focused products thus synergizing with their FreeMe package which has helped the company to grow popular. The zero rate data plan allows customers to access selected platform without consuming their [...]

Cellcom Israel brings 150 000 subscribers to the mobile TV service

The telecommunications operator, Cellcom, said Around 150,000 Israeli households have subscribed to its TV service. The largest mobile operator in the country, Cellcom launched its over-the-top (OTT) TV service in December 2014. The biggest competitor of the company, Partner Communications has launched an IPTV service called Partner TV and this move was well received by [...]

Anatel discutirá abertura de processo de caducidade da Oi

A Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicações (Anatel) anunciou, na quinta-feira passada, dia 31 de agosto, que vai analisar a abertura de processos de caducidade de concessão e de cassação das autorizações da operadora de telecomunicações Oi, que está em recuperação judicial desde junho do ano passado. Em comunicado, Anatel informou que a medida foi proposta pelo [...]

Anatel to decide on future of Oi’s concessions

Brazilian telecom regulator Anatel announced that it will analyze the opening of a procedure to decide the possible expiration of the concessions of the telecommunications company Oi, which filed for bankruptcy in mid-2016. In a statement, Anatel reported that the proposal to carry out this process, which includes the measures to be taken in case [...]