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Avanti, iWayAfrica deal taps satellite broadband stakes

iWayAfrica, a pan-African telecoms service provider says it is spreading its wings to provide satellite broadband services across Sub-Saharan Africa. This followed a pact with Avanti Communications Group, a leading satellite operator and provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Avanti has signed a HYLAS 4 Master Distributor contract […]

Coronavirus ‘threatens African smartphone shipments’

ITU allocates radio spectrum for global flight tracking

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) holding in Geneva has reached agreement on the allocation of radiofrequency spectrum for global flight tracking in civil aviation, in a decision taken following the disappearance and tragic loss of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 in March 2014. According to ITU, the frequency band 1087.7-1092.3 MHz […]

Coronavirus ‘threatens African smartphone shipments’

Nigeria heads ITU radio council

Nigeria has become the first African country to head the World Radio Communications (WRC) Council, an arm of the 150 year old International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Engr. Festus Daudu, Director Spectrum Administration at the Federal Ministry of Communications Technology, is the Nigerian who chairs the ITU’s World Radio Communications Council. Daudu in his inaugural speech […]

Coronavirus ‘threatens African smartphone shipments’