Vodacom chooses French firm for new solution

January 27, 2015 8:21 am1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent

JOHANNESBURG – VODACOM, South Africa’s biggest mobile service provider, has selected Alcatel-Lucent, the French firm, to build a gigabit passive optical networking solution to expand Vodacom’s customer base enterprise and residential markets. The new converged network enables Vodacom to provide customers with ultra-broadband needed to access bandwidth-hungry services and applications such […]

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Spectrum experts meet in Abuja

7:22 am1 comment
Nigeria hosts Africa's Radiocommunication Conference

ABUJA -EXPERTS from the African continent and beyond are meeting in Abuja in preparation for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) holding later in the year. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the meeting, Minister of Communication Technology, Dr Omobola Johnson, said the meeting would enable […]

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Kenya, S Sudan in joint ICT venture

January 26, 2015 3:51 pm1 comment
Kenya flag

NAIROBI – KENYA and South Sudan have embarked on a major seamless fibre optic cable project aimed at improving communication. According to Kenya’s Information Communication Technology (ICT) Cabinet secretary, Fred Matiang’i, the move would ensure effective communication and spur trade with South Sudan In this joint ICT project, Kenya would […]

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