Over the years, Africa has made great strides in enhancing its telecommunications infrastructure, whether through successful landings of submarine cables or through the satellites industry that has seen enormous growth in the past couple of years. Several African countries have successfully launched satellites into orbit, which reflects the upward trend that this industry is taking in the second largest continent in the world.
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Like all companies, Sofrecom is adapting to the measures taken in the context of the coronavirus pandemic so that the activities may continue in complete serenity. All its teams remain fully mobilized to keep on delivering the services it offers to customers.
The world has long waited for 2020 to see the new network generation 5G finally commercially deployed globally. However, best-laid plans of mice and men often go astray.
The Minister of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) Amr Talaat met with the heads of the four telecommunication operators, operating in the Egyptian ICT sector to discuss launching initiatives for supporting education, as school and university have been suspended as a precautionary measure taken by the state to face Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
“I only believe in what I see and hear with my own eyes and ears”, says Swiss-American psychiatrist, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. However, this cannot be applied to what we see nowadays on our screens.
Former CEO of Tunisie Telecom Mohamed Fadhel Kraiem was appointed minister of communication technologies and digital economy in Tunisia. As a result of this appointment, Khalil Laâbidi was chosen by the board of directors temporarily to lead the operator.
Ethiopia vowed to restore phone and internet service to a restive portion of the country's west amid criticism that a months-long shutdown was depriving millions of vital information about the coronavirus pandemic.
Major Pan-African telecommunications service provider, SEACOM, and Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, have joined forces to offer high-speed, reliable pathways between Africa, Europe and Asia to meet the growing demand for connectivity linking these regions.
South Africa announced that it’s planning on boosting radio spectrum for its operators to avoid network breakdown amid an upcoming lockdown set to last for three weeks to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
People usually brag about how much internet speed they have, especially if they’re subscribed to the higher amount of bandwidth. However, bandwidth isn’t all that matters when it comes to network speed and performance. There are factors like latency, jitter, browser add-ons, viruses, and packet loss that could be contributing to less-than-desirable performance in any given network.