Internet briefs


- Gateway Communications has begun operating  its C-Band 7.3m Earth Station at a co-location Teleport in Krugersdorp, Johannesburg, South Africa.  The Earth Station is capable of Point to Multipoint and Mesh satellite network connectivity and Point to Point SCPC solutions. Beamed at New Skies Satellite the Earth Station is capable of receiving and sending communications over most of Africa.  The facility integrates completely into the existing Gateway Communications network and is connected via fibre to all major PoP's and hosting sites in Johannesburg.

- At the official launching of Ghana Telecom's broadband service BB4U in Obuasi Ing. Robert Baffour-Awuah, regional manager told to local newspaper the Ghanaian Chronicle that the company has so far over 2,000 customers on its new product.