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When will fibre replace satellite?

A perspective on the need for satellite networks for Africa.

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Jan 29, 2018

Yahsat launches new satellite for Africa

Despite a loss of telemetry during the launch, the UAE-based operator's newest satellite will soon be able to provide connectivity to 60% of Africa.

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Dec 5, 2017

Ellies earnings swing to profit

The group's turnaround strategy seems to be working as it reports half year earnings per share after reporting a loss per share a year ago.

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Nov 6, 2017

AMOS-17 satellite ready for production

The satellite is specifically designed for Africa and is scheduled for launch in 2019 via SpaceX Falcon-9.

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Aug 10, 2017

Chinese quantum satellite sends 'unbreakable' code

China has sent an "unbreakable" code from a satellite to Earth, marking the first time space-to-ground quantum key distribution tech has been realised.

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Feb 1, 2017

Intelsat 33e launches, extending African coverage

The company's newest satellite begins service, extending coverage to millions of additional end-users around the globe - including in Africa.

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Sep 22, 2016

Satellite tracking could prevent airplane disappearances

Instead of sending tracking signals to ground stations the new system would beam them to satellites.

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Jul 25, 2016

Integration of ICT sectors key to success

ICT industry integration has to take place to help find solutions to technology-related challenges and build sustainable ICT industries, say ICT experts.

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Sep 28, 2015

Sentech-Intelsat to expand African digital TV

The signal distributor and global satellite services firm sign a deal to boost digital TV and direct-to-home services in Africa.

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Jun 12, 2015

Facebook ditches satellite idea

The social network wanted to use satellites to connect more people to the Internet, but reports indicate this has not worked out.

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Jan 13, 2015

SES, Luxembourg plan satellite launch

The launch of the dedicated satellite for governmental use is planned for late 2017.

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SKA, Vox partnership connects rural areas

Farmers will get free satellite equipment installation in an initiative aiming to minimise radio frequency interference with the telescope project.

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