elev8 education, a leading global digital skilling and transformative education partner announced it had joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training Partner program. Through this program, elev8 will deliver cloud computing skills training, developed and maintained by AWS, to organizations and learners in Nigeria and Rwanda.
South African pure-play software testing company, Inspired Testing, is on a continent-wide drive to attract, develop and place Africa’s digital talent on the global stage. The company is on a determined path to ensure that African talent plays a meaningful role in the 4th industrial revolution and believes that the continent’s digital-savvy talent is the answer to a worldwide software skills shortage.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has confirmed issuance of the final letters of award of the fifth generation (5G) spectrum licenses to MTN and Mafab Communications, winners of the 3.5GHz spectrum auction conducted by the Commission in past December.
The communications regulatory authority of Namibia (CRAN) declared that the awards of new telecommunications and broadcasting licenses will be suspended from Oct. 1, 2022, to Sept. 30, 2023.
Google and cable landing partner WIOCC announced the landing in Lagos, Nigeria, of the state-of-the-art Equiano subsea cable, which will become a critical element in meeting Nigeria’s current and future international connectivity demands.
In a move to address insecurity, extortions, and abductions, Nigerian telecom companies heeded the Federal Government's command to ban any SIM card without a national identification number (NIN) on their various networks.
The office of the United Nations secretary-general's envoy on technology and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have announced a new set of UN targets for universal and meaningful digital connectivity to be achieved by 2030.
SES now delivers almost 8,400 TV channels, according to its annual Satellite Monitor market research, the industry’s premier accounting of satellite’s TV reach, which underscores SES’s position as the leader in enabling content delivery via satellite directly and indirectly. This includes 3,130 in HD or UHD – to a total of 366 million TV homes worldwide, an increase of five million homes over the previous year. SES continues to outperform the industry with the highest number of TV homes reached and record-breaking number of channels delivered.
The Nigerian senate approved a bill to create a national industrial and technology park in the country as a mechanism for “clustering innovation-based industrial parks in Nigeria.”
Amazon announced deals for scores of launches to deploy a "constellation" of satellites in low orbit around the Earth to provide internet service to people below.