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Satellite company SES reported a solid set of first-quarter operating results. The company delivered a strong operational performance in its networks business. Their video business continues to deliver long-term value for customers as demonstrated by the most recent deal announced with long-term partner Sky UK, valued at around €85 million.

Read more: SES releases strong results in Q1 2022

Nokia announced two new software-as-a-service (SaaS) services in the areas of security and analytics, as part of its strategy to give communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises a more flexible and cost-effective way for servicing their customers, and operating and monetizing their networks, as advanced 5G services are rolled out.

Read more: Latest Nokia SaaS services revealed

Huawei has launched its LEAP digital skills development programme. Announced at its ICT Competition Awards Ceremony, LEAP aims to help advance the ICT skills of more than 100 000 people across the Sub-Saharan Africa region within three years.

Read more: Huawei’s new programme to develop ICT skills in sub-Saharan Africa

SEACOM the pan-African telecommunications service provider, announced it will acquire selected infrastructure assets from Africell in Uganda. The acquisition marks a significant step for SEACOM and is a testament to the company’s commitment to providing, competitive end-to-end connectivity and ICT solutions across the region.

Read more: SEACOM buys Africell Uganda assets to serve expansion plans in East Africa

Nokia reported a solid increase in profits in 2021 and issued a confident outlook for the coming years as sales rose despite supply problems. "I would like to call it a transformational year," CEO Pekka Lundmark commented after the group posted a net profit of 1.6 billion euros ($1.8 billion), driven by a 1.6 % increase in sales to 22.2 billion euros.

Read more: Nokia presents a solid turnover after a transformational year

Technology giant Huawei and Tanzania Telecommunications Company Ltd. (TTCL) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the deployment of FTTH (fiber to the home), fixed wireless network (4G) and countryside deployment and expansion of mobile network and fixed network.

Read more: Huawei Tanzania and TTCL partner to improve communication technology

Nokia announced the launch of its cloud-native solution, Adaptive Cloud Networking, to transform service provider cloud networks to be consumable, agile and automated. The comprehensive solution is designed to respond to the unpredictable demands of the 5G era by supercharging a service provider’s data center fabric and seamlessly extending its operations to the edge clouds. This innovation in the way telco clouds are built and operated will enable service providers to reinforce their critical role in the 5G digital network value chain.

Read more: Nokia launches new cloud-native solution for consumable, agile and automated cloud networks

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