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Frogfoot Networks, the open-access fibre provider, has acquired the fibre-to-the-home assets of Link Africa Western Cape for an undisclosed sum. The deal, which comes just months after MetroFibre Networx bought Link Africa’s fibre-to-the-home network in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, will help “solidify” Frogfoot’s position in the fibre market in South Africa, the company said in a statement...

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Liquid Intelligent Technologies has begun offering connectivity to communities in Kinshasa, having completed the deployment of a high capacity communications bridge between the city and neighbouring Brazzaville – on the other side of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)/Republic of the Congo border – using wireless optical communication (WOC) technology from US tech giant Alphabet’s...

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Benin and China have signed a USD40 million concessional loan agreement for the implementation of Benin’s High Speed Network Densification Project (Projet de Densification du Reseau Haut Debit, PDRHD). As reported by Agence Ecofin, the funds will support the installation of at least 484km of fibre-optics in four departments: Mono, Zou, Collines and the North. The...

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Last May, Tanzania obtained a loan from the World Bank to develop its telecoms infrastructure. The government wants to invest in improving the broadband connection for more than 75% of the population. The Tanzanian Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies has entrusted the Tanzania Telecommunications Corporation Limited (TTCL) with the extension of the national fiber optic...

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In January 2019, Abdel Fattah al-Sissi initiated the “Decent Life” project to improve life in rural areas. In the telecoms segment, major projects are currently underway in twenty governorates. The incumbent telecommunications operator, Telecom Egypt, has started connecting 1,413 villages in twenty governorates to fiber optics. The objective is to ensure access of nearly 70% of the...

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A new fibre optic link connecting Angola and DRC has gone live, bringing high speed internet to cities and towns along the 600km route. Paratus Group’s Internet Technologies Angola (ITA) said on Monday that completion of the link will boost internet connectivity for the region – including municipalities such as Nzeto, Tomboco and Mbanza, as well...

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TANZANIA is reaping dividends from a huge investment made in the construction of the National ICT Broadband Infrastructure Fibre Optic Backbone (NICTBB), with mobile phone users accessing internet at lowest costs. The country is among five African countries with lowest internet data cost, says the government, making it affordable to the majority of Tanzanians, while...

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Since the Covid-19 crisis, the high-speed data segment has gained in value. The telecom operators are fighting there with bonuses. Airtel, which wants to consolidate its leadership position, has decided to make new investments to develop its network. The mobile operator Airtel Niger initiated, Friday, August 20, the deployment of optical fiber from the city of Zinder...

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Cameroon and Gabon have deployed and officially launched a 22km interconnected fibre optic network. This means telecommunication exchanges between the two countries will be direct and not facilitated through international sub-marine cables, thereby reducing cost. The network infrastructure was launched on 15 July in Meyo-Kye, Gabon by Cameroon’s Minister of Posts and Telecommunications, Minette Libom...

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The government of Burkina Faso has decided to use information and communication technologies to better protect populations. As crime grows in the country, China has joined forces to address it most effectively. The “SMART Burkina” project – intended to interconnect the cities of Burkina Faso through a network of 800 km of optical fiber and to...