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Facebook, Eutelsat to deliver Internet from space in Sub-Saharan Africa

Facebook has announced its partnership with Eutelsat to launch a satellite into orbit that will connect millions of people in Sub-Saharan Africa. According to Facebook, part of the collaboration include the development of a new satellite called AMOS-6 is going to provide internet coverage to large parts of Sub-Saharan Africa. The AMOS-6 satellite is under […]

Telecoms: Watchdog pays FG N51.3b amid $70b earnings

Smile, Ericsson close managed services deal

Smile Communications says it has selected Ericsson, a global leader in telecommunications, to manage operations and maintenance for its five African operations including Nigeria. According to Smile, its deal with Ericsson is the first 4G/ LTE managed services contract signed in Sub-Saharan Africa and will cover Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo. The […]

Google to ‘mine data’ from $2.6b Looker deal

Mobile West Africa 2015 ‘garners industry-wide support’

All Amber, the organisers of technology conferences across Sub-Saharan Africa, have announced that they have secured a wide-ranging selection of international and local partners for Mobile West Africa 2015 scheduled to hold April 21-23 April in Lagos. Organisations confirmed to sponsor and exhibit at the event include MTN Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria, Etisalat Nigeria, Eskimi, VConnect, […]

Telecoms: Watchdog pays FG N51.3b amid $70b earnings

Airtel Africa, MicroEnsure tie mobile insurance pact

Bharti Airtel has announced a partnership with MicroEnsure to deliver mobile insurance services to its customers across Africa. The demand for micro insurance, a form of insurance designed specifically for low-and-middle income consumers, in Africa has been identified by mobile network operators on the continent. According to a study published by Making Finance Work for […]

Telecoms: Watchdog pays FG N51.3b amid $70b earnings