ANACOM, the National Communications Authority of Portugal, has joined forces with ARME, Cape Verde's Multisectoral Economic Regulatory Agency, to enhance the telecoms spectrum control system in Cape Verde. This collaboration involves the installation of remote-control stations, utilizing ANACOM's software, across all the islands of the Cape Verde archipelago.

Read more: Cape Verde Gains Partnered Support to Strengthen Spectrum Monitoring System

Infratil Limited (Infratil) has executed a conditional agreement with HKT Trust and HKT Limited (HKT) to establish a strategic partnership to accelerate the growth of its Console Connect business (Console Connect).

Read more: Console Connect Secures Strategic Investment to Accelerate Growth and Expansion

Egypt is making strides in promoting satellite technology in Africa with its plans to launch the NExSat-1 satellite from China by the end of this year. Sherif Sedky, CEO of the Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA), confirmed that the satellite has successfully completed all tests in Germany and will be launched from China in November or December 2023.

Read more: Egypt and China Partner to Launch NExSat-1 by End of Year

Government officials, private sector leaders, academics, representatives from civil society and the United Nations have convened at the AI for Good Global Summit organized by the ITU. This groundbreaking event, following the recent impact of generative artificial intelligence, has emerged amidst a growing demand for AI governance and regulation.

Read more: A Call to Action: Promoting Inclusive, Safe and Responsible AI

WIOCC Group, Africa's leading provider of converged open-access digital infrastructure, has made two significant appointments to strengthen their team. The first appointment is Nolan Naidu, who joins as the Head of Product. Nolan brings extensive expertise in product and project management, business planning and analysis, and IT strategy, gained from his notable positions at respected organizations such as Dimension Data, MWEB, and Internet Solutions. With a deep understanding of the telecommunications industry and client requirements, Nolan has consistently delivered innovative solutions in areas such as data centers, carriers, connectivity, cloud, communications and cyber security. Alongside his impressive educational background, including a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with honors and the ongoing pursuit of an MBA from Nexford University, Nolan will be instrumental in driving the development and delivery of innovative products aligned with WIOCC GROUP's strategy, collaborating with cross-functional teams to meet clients' evolving needs and maintain the company's industry leadership.

Read more: WIOCC Group Strengthens Team With Key Appointments

The Malawi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nancy Tembo, signed and ratified the Constitution and Convention of the African Telecommunications Union (ATU). This ratification provides Malawi with significant privileges and rights, including active participation in all ATU activities, meetings and conferences. Additionally, Malawi gains the right to nominate candidates for elective positions and the opportunity to vote and hold positions on the Union's Board of Directors.

Read more: Malawi Adopts ATU’s Constitution and Convention

In a significant move to drive the growth of the digital economy in Cameroon, IHS Towers Cameroon organized a workshop in Yaoundé, focusing on the crucial role of passive infrastructures. The event, titled "The Importance of Passive Infrastructures for the Development of the Digital Economy," brought together key stakeholders from the telecommunications sector, including government officials and industry experts.

Read more: IHS Towers: Focusing on Crucial Role of Passive Infrastructure

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