In The Spotlight
In December 2021, Orange signed an EaaS (Energy as a Service) contract with Engie, a multinational utility company to convert the (Groupement Orange Services) GOS to solar power by installing a solar plant on rooftops and solar carports, for a total installed capacity of 355 kWp, to reduce its environmental footprint, minimize the share of commercial electricity from non-renewable sources and avoid using fuel generators (fossil energy that emits CO2). The commissioning is scheduled for the second half of 2022.
MoroccoTech was launched on 14th January by the minister for digital transition and reform of the administration, Dr. Ghita Mezzour, digital expert and holder of PhD from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. It was a significant event that will propel Morocco as a digital hub destination for companies across the globe.
The national telecom regulatory authority (NTRA) has issued a framework that would serve as a regulatory tool in facilitating IoT service operations in Egypt.
SES Government Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, launches tactiXs, a mission-specific managed service platform, in partnership with Network Innovations and GovSat.
MTN Zambia, together with Huawei, launched the country's first 5G network, making the operator Zambia's first 5G service provider, thus paving the way for the new ear of mobile network in the country. This step promises significant technological improvements that will enhance faster connectivity speed, ultra – low latency and greater bandwidth.
Today’s digital evolution has paved the way for more woman empowerment, thus bringing to light the achievements that women are making in all fields, including the ICT industry.
MTN GlobalConnect, a digital wholesale and infrastructure services company, is investing in an end-to-end digital ecosystem offering advanced digital solutions to businesses in Africa. Leading the journey is General Manager of Wholesale Mobility Kedar Gupte, who is driven by the market opportunity in a mobile-first economy. Telecom Review Africa had the chance to talk with him and learn what MTN GlobalConnect is planning for the digital wholesale mobility landscape of Africa.
A veteran at Rohde & Schwarz, Kerstin Jüttner, the focal point of international relations for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), exclusively shared her professional life and personal views to Telecom Review.