The Uganda cabinet approved the project to build a satellite station in the country, its main objective will be developing Uganda’s space capabilities in a well-coordinated and harmonized manner.
Ethiopia plans to sell telecom shares in a matter of months
In his report presented to Ethiopian parliamentarians, PM Abiy Ahmed disclosed the country’s plan to sell up to 40 percent of shares in the state-owned telecom monopoly Ethio Telecom by July.
Egypt’s NTRA issues a list of rights for mobile, internet customers
As part of the strategy launched in 2020, Egypt’s National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) issued a list of the 21 most important consumer rights to which telecommunications companies operating in the country must abide by. This step comes focuses on raising user satisfaction rates and making them aware of their rights.
Libya multiplies its collaborations to develop its national telecom sector
Libya is in discussion with British companies to develop its national telecom sector. Faisel Gergab, the chairman of the Libyan Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology Company (LPTIC) and Lydie Sheehan, the country manager of British business relations in Libya and Tunisia, have met for this matter.
Pantami stresses on achieving nationwide fiber deployment target
The Nigerian Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has called for deliberate efforts by stakeholders toward achieving the target of nationwide deployment of fibre coverage.
Channel VAS recognizes women power
From Athens, Greece to Lagos, Nigeria and all across their regional offices, Channel VAS celebrated international Women's Day and its #ChooseToChallenge campaign theme, through various activities.
36 broadband internet satellites are now added to OneWeb’s portfolio
A Soyuz rocket took off from a cosmodrome in Russia’s Far East and deployed 36 Florida-built OneWeb internet satellites into orbit. Another batch of OneWeb satellites will launch next month, continuing the build-out of a planned fleet of 648 spacecraft to provide global broadband services.
South Africa protests WhatsApp-Facebook data sharing
South Africa's information regulator has protested WhatsApp's plans to share user data with Facebook, vowing to engage directly with the popular messaging app to ensure its compliance to national privacy laws.
April 2021: a month designated for two satellite launches
The first two Airbus-built Pléiades Neo imaging satellites have arrived at Cayenne airport, French Guiana and are now en route to the European Space Centre in Kourou.
Rajeev Suri, former Nokia CEO, to succeed Rupert Pearce, effective 1 March 2021
Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, announces that Rajeev Suri, former Nokia CEO, will join the business and assume the role of CEO and become a director of Connect Bidco Limited, the holding company for Inmarsat, from 1 March 2021. Rupert Pearce will step down as CEO from 28 February 2021.