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East Africa is in the midst of an unprecedented economic growth, fuelled by digitalisation across all sectors. The key to ensuring continuous progress along this path is affordable satellite connectivity alongside terrestrial networks, and governments are working closely with solution providers to enable this and empower their people. Alaa Alsadi is Business Development Director –...

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Satellite connectivity provides a complement to terrestrial cellular and non-cellular networks in remote locations. These networks are especially useful for applications in agriculture, asset tracking, maritime and intermodal transportation, oil and gas industry exploration, utilities, construction, and governments. Both incumbent satellite operators and more than two dozen new initiatives are now betting on the IoT...

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The demand for quality data connectivity is growing in Africa. Telecom operators are stepping up actions to deal with it. But investments are still largely in urban areas. Faced with rural areas that remain poorly covered, satellite operators are mobilizing.  British satellite broadband connectivity provider Avanti Communications and Turkish communications satellite operator Turksat announced on Tuesday (September 13th)...

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Ethiopia wants to make the space industry a key element of its economic development. Already supported by China, the country also wants to offer the support of the United States for the realization of this ambition.  The Ethiopian government, through the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MINT), has signed a memorandum of understanding with the American...

Konnect Africa, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications, announced on March 23, 2020 the conclusion of a memorandum of understanding with Flash Services and the start-up Schoolap to provide broadband Internet to schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo. For the first phase of the project, 3,600 private schools will be connected over the next 12 months....

Paratus South Africa has completed a transaction for the acquisition of a satellite teleport via its subsidiary Maxwell technology for an undisclosed amount. Paratus will now start with a harmonisation process to incorporate the transfer of assets and resources as well as the associated business revenue into its South African operations. Paratus South Africa Managing...

Agreements between the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters, the Ethiopian Broadcasting Cooperation, and SES will enable growth in the local media sector and deliver content exclusively for Ethiopian people Ethiopian private and public broadcasters, and the local media market, are poised for growth following two agreements signed between SES (www.SES.com) and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters...

In order to enhance the success of its operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where it operates since 28 November 2018, Konnect Africa, African subsidiary of Eutelsat, the satellite Internet connectivity provider, dispatched a delegation to the country on July 2, 2019. During his three-day working visit, the delegation comprised of Béatrice Beau, Broadband...