English Issue Archives

  • Cheaper international fibre prices in 2009 will put the squeeze on national backbone prices
  • iVeri’s implementation of e-commerce by debit card looks set to widen the user base
  • Egypt tries to control the use of GPS by banning except with individual licences
  • No free pass: global financial crisis will impact Africa’s telecoms sector
  • Central Africa markets fail to get the attention they deserve, says new report
  • Orun Energy’s low-cost base station achieves 60% energy savings in tests with Ghana’s Kasapa
  • O3B Networks promises low latency satellite bandwidth at US$500 a meg or less by 2010
  • Second wave investment in broadband kicks off with Wananchi putting US$100 million into HFC networks for Triple Play delivery in Kenya and Tanzania
  • Zambian Minister and International Gateway – When you’re in a hole, stop digging
  • ITXC judgement lifts the carpet on bribes to seven African telcos for contracts
  • Double play in Nigeria: ipNX will use WiMAX to carve itself a niche offering voice and broadband
  • Libya’s LPTIC heads for full NGN implementation with pilot local access projects
  • West African consumer broadband prices continue to tumble as OTI Telecom lowers its retail offer
  • VoIP wars – The battle moves closer to the mobile operators
  • Communauté Electrique du Bénin issues tender to operate fibre network over its transmission pylons in Benin and Togo
  • Race to build a west coast fibre promises to push international bandwidth prices to new lows
  • Fight the power: Ghana’s insurgent challenger ISPs set to take on the vertical-integrators
  • Dabba looks set to make micro low-cost voice telco operations a reality
  • Chinese-supplied CDMA 2000 becomes hybrid convergence challenger for African operators
  • Mauritius call-centre and BPO sector needs lower international bandwidth prices to stay competitive