The Smart Africa Alliance has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bayobab and Africa50 to support Project East to West with regulatory and policy engagements. Project East to West aims to link landlocked African countries with an extensive terrestrial fiber optic network.
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In just two weeks, the highly anticipated 17th edition of Telecom Review Leaders' Summit will bring together the industry leaders that form today’s ICT powerhouse.
The Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Amr Talaat, has witnessed the signing of an agreement between Telecom Egypt (the first integrated telecom operator in Egypt and one of the largest subsea cable operators) and Raya Information Technology (Raya IT), a subsidiary of Raya Holding for Financial Investments.
Telecom Egypt and The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) have today signed an agreement for, and activated, the second ICANN Managed Root Server (IMRS) installation in Africa, hosted in Cairo, Egypt.
Nokia announced the deployment of its AVA Energy Efficiency software for Safaricom Kenya to help the operator achieve lower power consumption and costs over its 5G, 4G, and 3G networks.
Eutelsat OneWeb has entered into a multi-year master distribution agreement with NEC XON, marking a strategic move to provide top-tier Low Earth Orbit (LEO) connectivity across Sub-Saharan Africa. This agreement encompasses not only the deployment of Eutelsat OneWeb's LEO satellite-based network but also includes provisions for installation services and extensive training throughout the region.
There is a lot of enthusiasm surrounding the arrival of 5G mobile connectivity in Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to have 226 million 5G mobile network subscriptions by 2030, reflecting a 17% adoption rate compared to 0.2% in 2022, according to the report by GSMA. Twenty-seven operators have already launched commercial 5G mobile services in 16 countries within the region.
In the ever-evolving landscape of the telecommunications industry, adaptability is key. e& stands at the forefront of this transformation, navigating the transition from a traditional telecom entity to a powerful technology enabler. The rapid pace of technological advancement and shifting consumer expectations present a series of complex challenges, impacting various facets of operations.
RedSea, the sustainable Agri Climate Tech business whose pioneering technology advances commercial farming in hot climates globally, appointed Bruno De Oliveira as VP of East Africa & Egypt.
In a groundbreaking opening, the Africa Tech Festival 2023 launched its 26th edition in Cape Town, thrusting Africa into the global spotlight with a resolute focus on sustainable connectivity.