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ACE undersea cable extended to tap African broadband stakes

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the undersea cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent is set to roll out Phase II of the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable system to serve the continent’s broadband sector. The ACE 5,000km extension will run from the Gulf of Guinea island of Sao Tomé-et-Principe to South Africa, according to the company. Alcatel-Lucent says […]

Nigeria tightens security over telecoms infrastructure amid Coronavirus spread

Nigeria’s broadcast regulator envisions N260 billion Digital Migration Dividends

Nigeria is on path to gaining an estimated N160 billion from new opportunities and possibilities to be unlocked in the economy with the ongoing Digital Switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting. Emeka Mba, the Director-General of Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the nation’s broadcasting industry regulator tells Technology Times in an exclusive interview that government expects […]

Nigeria tightens security over telecoms infrastructure amid Coronavirus spread

Smile Telecom lands $365m to fund 4G LTE expansion

Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd, a provider of broadband services in Nigeria says it has raised $365 million in financing to accelerate its 4G LTE Network expansion across its operations in Africa. Smile Telecoms, which owns and operates mobile wireless 4G LTE broadband networks in the 800MHz band in Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda says the package […]

Coronavirus ‘threatens African smartphone shipments’