PEACE Cable lance une concession d’exploitation en coopération avec le Pakistan et Djibouti

2018/09/02 – PEACE Cable International Network Co., Ltd. (PEACE Cable) a signé un protocole d’entente (PE) et un contrat de concession avec le fournisseur de services réseau pakistanais Cybernet et Djibouti Telecom au cours du 4e forum des réseaux sous-marins de l’Asie-Pacifique. Les contrats de concession restants seront également signés au cours des deux prochaines semaines et représentent une étape clé dans le projet de livraison qui comprend la demande de permis de travail dans chaque pays. Continuer à lire … « PEACE Cable lance une concession d’exploitation en coopération avec le Pakistan et Djibouti »

Satellite/Africa – COMSAT and Avanti sign seven-year master distribution agreement

2018/08/29 – COMSAT, satellite connectivity provider to the US DoD, has announced a seven-year master distribution agreement (MDA) with London-listed Avanti Communications plc (AVN.L)

COMSAT will benefit from the Avanti advanced satellite fleet and particularly from the Hylas 4 satellite. Continuer à lire … « Satellite/Africa – COMSAT and Avanti sign seven-year master distribution agreement »

Tchad : 200 villages auront accès à la télévision numérique grâce à la Chine

2018/08/26 – Deux cents villages tchadiens bénéficieront bientôt de la télévision numérique par satellite grâce à un projet que lanceront mardi le gouvernement tchadien et la multinationale chinoise des médias, StarTimes, a annoncé samedi à la presse Acheikh Abakar Hassan qui préside le comité de suivi et d’évaluation de ce projet.  Continuer à lire … « Tchad : 200 villages auront accès à la télévision numérique grâce à la Chine »

How can digital technology help transform Africa’s food system?

2018/07/16 – There’s no question that agriculture is critical to Africa’s biggest development goals. It is fundamental for poverty reduction, economic growth and environment sustainability. African food market continues to grow. It is estimated that African food markets will triple to US$1 trillion from its current US$300 billion value. Farming accounts for 60% of total employment in Sub-Saharan Africa—and food system jobs account for even more. In Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, the food system is projected to add more jobs than the rest of the economy between 2010 and 2025. Continuer à lire … « How can digital technology help transform Africa’s food system? »

Yahsat to display its satellite broadband services during West Africa Com

2018/07/10 – Yahsat, the UAE-based global satellite operator, will showcase its flagship broadband service – YahClick – during the West Africa Com from 10-11 July 2018
Farhad Khan is the chief commercial officer at Yahsat.  Continuer à lire … « Yahsat to display its satellite broadband services during West Africa Com »

Togo to install new ground station in Lomé #Security

2016/06/26 – Togo and Thales Alenia Space have signed a contract to install a new ground station in Lomé, aiming to help in search and rescue (SAR) of persons in distress.

Using Thales Alenia Space’s Medium Orbit Local User Terminal (MEOLUT), the latest-generation Medium Orbit Search and Rescue (MEOSAR) technology, this system will enable the instantaneous location of a distress call issued by a beacon operating through the COSPAS-SARSAT system. Continuer à lire … « Togo to install new ground station in Lomé #Security »

Mali – Alpha Telecom Mali extends coverage to Sikasso

2018/06/09 – Mobile network operator (MNO) Alpha Telecom Mali, which launched commercial services under the Telecel banner in December 2017, has extended its network footprint to Sikasso. With the MNO having initially begun operations with coverage of the capital Bamako-only, Agence Ecofin reports that the cellco has since expanded its operational footprint to offer services in Sikasso, the country’s second most populous city, effective 1 June. Souleymane Diallo, Telecel’s general manager, was cited as saying that the network development was ‘only the first step in [the operator’s] national expansion plan’. The report also claims that Alpha Telecom Mali has already signed up almost 500,000 subscribers since entering the market.

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Sahel-Elite / Image juste à titre d’illustration: © aBamako, par A S : Le Ministre de l’Economie numérique en visite à la station de la troisième téléphonie ATEL