Category Archives: Broadband

Eutelsat partners with Vox to improve satellite coverage in SA

A multi-year distribution contract to extend high-speed network connectivity to South Africa has been confirmed after satellite operator Eutelsat Communications and infrastructure provider and telecommunications company Vox inked a distribution deal for Eutelsat Konnect capacity over South Africa. As from this month, Vox intends to leverage the operational flexibility and power of Eutelsat Konnect, the [...]

Nokia partners with Orange to roll out mesh Wi-Fi to boost broadband in Jordan

Orange Jordan has signed a three-year agreement with Nokia to deploy more than 100,000 units of Nokia Wi-Fi Beacons across the country. Nokias solution, including fibre modems and Wi-Fi beacons, will allow Orange Jordan to provide consistent Wi-Fi coverage even at the farthest places inside the premises. The Nokia beacons are available for both new [...]

Group Vivendi Africa launches high speed internet in Burkina Faso

Group Vivendi Africa (GVA) officially rolls out its broadband connectivity operations in Burkina Faso. The technology proposed by the company for its CanalBox offers – FTTH (Fiber to the Home)- offers optical fiber directly to the customer, whether an individual or a business. The Minister of Digital Economy of Burkina Faso, Hadja Fatimata Ouattara, said, [...]

Movistar adquiere operación de internet fijo de DirecTV en Colombia

La compañía de telecomunicaciones Telefónica, cuyas operaciones en Colombia y el resto de los países de Latinoamérica -con excepción de Brasil- se conocen bajo la marca Movistar, anunció oficialmente este martes 25 de mayo que ha adquirido el negocio de internet fijo de DirecTV (AT&T), que la compañía ofrecía desde 2014 en Colombia, incluyendo la [...]

Movistar acquires DirecTV’s fixed internet operation in Colombia

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Colombia and the rest of the Latin American countries -with the exception of Brazil- are branded as Movistar, has officially announced this last Tuesday, May 25th, that it has acquired DirecTV’s fixed internet business (AT&T), which the company had offered since 2014 in Colombia, including the network and spectrum. [...]

du launches new Home Wireless Plan in MENA

du has announced the launch of its new Home Wireless Plan. The new wireless plan will enable customers to get unlimited instant internet for as little as AED 199 per month by just a plug and play service with immediate activation. New du Home Wireless customers will receive a router with internet connection and a [...]

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Eutelsat partners with Facebook to expand Wi-Fi coverage in Africa

Eutelsat and its partner Facebook Connectivity are expanding the use of the Express Wi-Fi platform to offer broadband services to rural and remote end-users across new regions in Sub-Saharan Africa. The expansion will comprise of coverage over the areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nigeria, Côte dIvoire, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, Madagascar, South [...]

Etisalat partners with Nokia to offer ultra-fast 5G broadband services in the UAE

Etisalat is deploying an autonomous 5G network based on the Etisalat A3 architecture in collaboration with Nokia to offer best-in-class customer experience, as 5G’s ultra-high bandwidth and low latency enhance service offerings and transform business models. 5G capabilities enable innovative applications in areas such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). It also addresses [...]