Author: Myles Freedman

The global economy is heading towards being technology and knowledge driven, and this is raising the importance of ICT sectors like software and the software-based services industry, where software is everywhere in our products and services today - ranging from cellphones, cars to mobile apps. This...

Globalstar, Inc. announced that the Botswana Communications Regulator Authority (BOCRA) has granted terrestrial authority to Globalstar's Botswana subsidiary to provide terrestrial mobile broadband services over 16.5 MHz of S-band spectrum at 2483.5 to 2500 MHz. Globalstar filed its application for terrestrial authority in Botswana in early...

Cabinet last Friday approved the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, which, if enacted, will see sweeping changes to legislation governing South Africa’s ICT sector that will force through the creation of a highly controversial and untested wholesale open-access network (Woan) while giving the telecommunications & postal services...

Multinational satellite operator Eutelsat Communications anticipates that the number of digital homes in Africa will reach 75 million by 2021 "assuming a smooth rollout of the digital transition." According to the company's report Digital Transition in Africa, satellite and terrestrial infrastructures will drive a successful transition to...

Algeria's state-owned telecoms operator Algeria Telecoms has experienced a series of cyber attacks aimed at interrupting its service. According to the company the attacks were unsuccessful and the perpetrator has been apprehended. According to the company, the attacker attempted to gain access to its network and hack personal...

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