Category Archives: Broadband

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 [...]

Oi speeds up FTTH deployment in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi expects to reach 1 million FTTH home passed in 19 cities this year, and 6 million by 2020. In order to achieve this goal, the strategy is to reuse the transport network to create the fiber accesses. According to the companys executives, when taking advantage of the current infrastructure, the total [...]

Oi acelera implementación de FTTH en Brasil

La empresa brasileña de telecomunicaciones Oi prevé llegar este año a 1 millón de hogares pasados con FTTH en 19 ciudades, y a 6 millones hacia 2020. Para esto, la estrategia es reutilizar la red de transporte para crear accesos de fibra. De acuerdo a los ejecutivos de la empresa, al aprovechar la infraestructura actual [...]

iWayAfrica signs with Avanti Communication for internet connectivity in Africa

iWayAfrica, the pan-African provider of satellite telecommunications solutions in Africa, announced on August 8, 2018 the signing of a commercial contract with Avanti Communications Group. Through this agreement, the satellite operator and provider of satellite communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, gives iWayAfrica the right to offer data services backed by the [...]

Google’s Free Wifi launched in Nigeria

Google has introduced its free Wi-Fi service for Nigerians, the Google Station, in Ikeja, Lekki and other parts of Lagos. The companys country director in Nigeria, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, declared, It is live in some locations already like the MMA 2, Ikeja City Mall, The Palms Lekki, Computer Village and the University of Lagos. Ehimuan-Chiazor also [...]