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Liquid Technologies partners with Facebook Build Fibre Network in Congo

Liquid Technologies partners with Facebook to Build Fibre Network in Congo

Liquid Technologies and Facebook announced a partnership to build an extensive long haul and metro fibre network in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The network is expected to improve internet access for more than 30 million people and help meet growing demand for regional connectivity across Central Africa. Facebook will invest in the fibre […]
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3 Factors decide Operators’ 5G Business Success

Huawei: 3 Factors decide Operators’ 5G Business Success

During MWC Barcelona 2021, Huawei Executive Director and President of Carrier BG Ryan Ding said, operators have seen faster revenue growth in countries where 5G is developing faster; ICT infrastructure, as the cornerstone of the digital economy, is playing an increasingly important role in the new normal created by the pandemic. During his keynote speech, […]
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Safaricom introduces Baze, a video-on-demand service

Safaricom introduces Baze, a video-on-demand service

Safaricom has launched a subscription-based video-on-demand service dubbed Baze that offers a wide selection of local and regional short-form videos in entertainment, music, news and sports. The Telco seeks to capitalize on the Digital video streaming market in Kenya which has largely been dominated by international platforms like ShowMax and Netflix among others. According to Safaricom’s […]
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Safaricom, Huawei Trial “Scan & Order” Solution for Restaurants

Safaricom and Huawei on Thursday have announced the trial of an innovative new solution for restaurants dubbed “Scan & Order”. The new solution seeks to help restaurants digitize their menu and ordering systems enabling them to provide better customer service, optimize their menu and pricing strategies, and leverage the power of big data. Safaricom and […]
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The importance of 6 GHz for 5G’s future

The importance of 6 GHz for 5G’s future

The full speed and capabilities of 5G depend on access to mid-band spectrum. To secure 5G performance in the long-term more capacity in this range is needed, and 6 GHz is a prime candidate. However, despite the importance of 6 GHz for the future of 5G, governments are already diverging. China will use the entire […]
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Eutelsat, Facebook partner to extend Wi-Fi connectivity throughout Sub-Saharan Africa

Eutelsat, Facebook to expand Express Wi-Fi across Sub-Saharan Africa

Eutelsat Communications is expanding its use of the Express Wi-Fi platform in partnership with Facebook to provide broadband services via satellite across several regions in Sub-Saharan Africa. With Express Wi-Fi, Eutelsat aims to connect thousands of people in rural and underserved communities spanning Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, […]
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