Mobile operators in Africa can tap into digital for revenue and address upcoming industry challenges

Upstream to showcase its suite of mobile products at AfricaCom, Stand B30 AfricaCom, Cape Town, S.A., November 7, 2019 – Upstream will demonstrate at this year’s AfricaCom how mobile operators in Africa can achieve a head start in addressing the industry’s upcoming challenges. The company will be showcasing its full platform stack that enables MNOs to generate digital revenue, offering mobile users on the continent uninterrupted, free and safe connectivity while efficiently helping operators monetize digital opportunities such as mobile advertising. Guy Krief, CEO, Upstream, commented: “In developed markets, figures…

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Infinet Wireless negotiates expansion in African market at the Russia-Africa Economic Forum and Summit 2019

Multiple meetings with heads of state and business leaders were held at the event Sochi, Russia, 04 November, 2019 – Infinet Wireless, a global leader in the design and manufacture of fixed broadband wireless systems, has announced it has made a number of new landmark implementation agreements across the African market, including a project with Camtel, the leading telecom operator in Cameroon, to modernize and expand broadband infrastructure across the country. At the Russia-Africa Economic Forum and Summit, Infinet CEO Dmitry Okorokov and Technical Support Engineer Ludovic Takam, of Cameroon,…

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FarmSmart and tech partner Amido launch new mobile app that helps African farmers to thrive

News Facts: FarmSmart is an application launching into Kenya in October 2019. Its aim is to build the farming capacity of people across Africa. The new app will target young people in Kenya (and eventually globally) who are seeking to get more from their land. The app is free for users and works through a unique recommendations’ engine, where, via a chatbot, the user will give their plot size, location season and soil type. Based on the data provided during sign up – the app recommends a list of crops…

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Tata Communications Transformation Services partners with Africa Development Solutions to bridge the digital divide in Africa

Partnership will help accelerate access to ICT, enabling equitable distribution of digital know-how, job creation and enhanced socio-economic development Mumbai, Kigali and Dakar 20th May 2019 – Tata Communications Transformation Services Limited (TCTS), a leading Telco transformation and managed services provider, is partnering with Africa Development Solutions (ADS Group) to facilitate building the fibre infrastructure backbone across Africa and enable a digital economy that can empower societies and communities, in line with the Smart Africa vision. TCTS will perform pre-feasibility assessments with ADS for African nations, studying existing as well…

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The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance emphasizes the need for dynamic spectrum access in order to connect millions of people in Africa to internet access

Johannesburg, South Africa, 11 April 2019: Utilizing alternative spectrum technologies is key to connecting millions of people in Africa to the internet, as the amount of bandwidth available will increase whilst costs are reduced, according to the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA). Speaking on the second day of the Industry Forum for Converged Digital Media, the high-level industry event for stakeholders to discuss the latest developments in spectrum technologies, DSA Treasurer Mark Rotter emphasized the need for dynamic spectrum access and the benefits it could bring to communities around the world…

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IMImobile SA joins Google’s Early Access Program for RCS Business Messaging in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa, 20th November 2018 – IMImobile SA, part of IMImobile PLC – a leading global cloud communications software and solutions provider – has joined Google’s Early Access Program for RCS (Rich Communication Services) business messaging offering in Africa. RCS will allow millions of businesses in Africa to make use of more interactive messaging features such as branding and business verification, suggested reply buttons, rich card carousels and end-to-end payments. IMImobile PLC, who joined the Google’s Early Access Program for RCS Business Messaging in 2017 will be working…

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InfiNet Wireless showcase ground-breaking spectral efficiency solution to the African Market at AfricaCom 2018

The company’s state-of-the-art Quanta 5 can eliminate interference in noisy radio environments whilst delivering more Mb/s in less radio spectrum Cape Town, South Africa – November 8, 2018 – InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, will launch its record-breaking spectral efficiency solution to the African market for the first time at this year’s AfricaCom, to be held from November 13th to 15th. On display at booth C5D, the brand new 5 GHz Point-to-Point (PTP) solution, named Quanta 5, addresses the increase in Internet of Things (IoT)…

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SatADSL and Avanti launch commercial Ka-band broadband in Africa

New offering includes VNO Flex and voucher-based services via SatADSL’s C-SDP Brussels, Belgium, October 4, 2018 – Commercial Ka-band broadband services in Sub-Saharan Africa have been launched by SatADSL, bringing cost-effective coverage to communities and businesses. Utilizing Avanti’s High Throughput Satellite (HTS) HYLAS 4, the new offering will provide consumer and corporate business connectivity which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) will be able to easily offer to consumers via SatADSL’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, the Cloud-based Service Delivery Platform (C-SDP). This includes VNO Flex and voucher-based services which are not currently available…

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SatADSL, APT Satellite and iSAT partner to provide connectivity in Africa

Platform-as-a-service solution from SatADSL will empower operators to deliver competitive broadband services – including voucher-based schemes London, UK, and Brussels, Belgium, September 6, 2018 – A new partnership between professional VSAT services provider SatADSL, iSAT Africa, and APT Satellite will see affordable broadband via satellite offered across Africa. Under the agreement, SatADSL will provide its innovative Cloud-based Service Delivery Platform (C-SDP). This will enable iSAT to offer a suite of new services, including voucher services, VNOFlex and congestion-based services. “We are very excited to be part of this partnership with…

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CETel expands service portfolio with SatADSL

Latest partnership will deliver cost-effective VNO flex services across Africa and the Middle East Cologne, Germany, and Brussels, Belgium, July 3, 2018 – SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT services via satellite has joined forces with CETel – a leading provider of global satellite, fiber and wireless-enabled communications solutions – to deliver an expanded range of services in Ku- and C-band across Africa and the Middle East. Under the agreement, SatADSL will provide CETel with its innovative Cloud-based Service Delivery Platform (C-SDP), a complete OSS/BSS carrier-grade, fully redundant platform. This…

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