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Ghana’s President Inaugurates Eastern Corridor Rural Fibre Optic Backbone Project

Ghana’s President Inaugurates Eastern Corridor Rural Fibre Optic Backbone Project

Alcatel-Lucent and NITA (National Information Technology Agency), the ICT policy arm of Ghana’s Ministry of Communications, have successfully completed the Eastern corridor rural fibre optic backbone project which will open up communications across rural areas of Ghana.

Axxess, Vox Telecom and Internet Solutions rated top ISPs in South Africa – survey

Latest broadband survey results show that Axxess, Vox Telecom, and Internet Solutions are rated as the top ISPs in South Africa, according to MyBroadband. The survey was completed by 2,668 South African ADSL, VDSL, and fibre subscribers, who rated their service provider on value for money, network quality, and billing and support. Responders included IT professionals

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Yahsat Offers Its Satellite Broadband Internet Service For Free In Select African Markets

Yahsat is offering a free satellite modem and dish for new YahClick subscribers to selected service plans as part of its commitment to deliver affordable, reliable and high speed internet connectivity in select African markets including Tanzania, Uganda and South Sudan. As part of the promotion and depending on the market, new YahClick subscribers can

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How Tizeti Is Bringing Affordable Uncapped WiFi Internet To Nigeria

For more than three years, Tizeti, a Lagos-based Information Communications Technology (ICT) provider has been deploying uncapped high-speed internet access to estates, offices, multi-tenant buildings, malls, etc using a next generation WiFi technology.

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Volo Broadband Partners With ISP Partners Zoom Wireless

Volo Broadband has announced its partnership with Zoom Wireless which sees the ISP provider begin operations in Gulu, Uganda. This partnership means that Zoom Wireless uses Volo’s software integration and expert network design to deliver affordable high-speed services to business and residences in Gulu, a northern part of Uganda. Zoom Wireless (www.zoom.co.ug), is part of

PIN Releases Policy Brief on Broadband Access in Nigeria

The Paradigm Initiative Nigeria has released its 4th Policy Brief which is titled “Nigeria: Towards Enhancing Affordable Broadband Access“. The report highlights certain facts and info about the broadband access in Nigeria, such as the 200% growth in Internet users between 2009 & 2013 and about 64 million annual Internet users as of 2013. The

Gilat Satcom to bring its fiber-based connectivity into Nigeria

Gilat Satcom, provider of satellite and fiber-based connectivity services in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, has revealed new fiber routes within and beyond Nigeria. According to The Telecomist, the company is providing services on its fiber network connecting Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt to the global internet backbone via the WACS undersea cable.

Orange launches first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence to improve Internet connectivity in West Africa

Orange today launched West Africa’s first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence (PoP) to enable local networks to access the Internet through an interconnection point with long-distance carrier networks. Based in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, the Internet infrastructure would enhance Internet connectivity in the sub-region by offering faster connection speeds and improved reliability for wholesale customers.

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