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EASSy cable gets major speed boost with Alcatel-Lucent

Gloabl technology giant Alcatel-Lucent is set to upgrade the EASSy submarine cable system, one of the largest and most modern systems serving Africa, with the deployment of the latest 100 gigabit-per-second (Gbit/s) technology. Alcatel-Lucent‘s 100G technology will enable the system...

Alcatel-Lucent, YooMee Africa in broadband pact

Alcatel-Lucent and YooMee Africa join forces to build ultra-broadband wireless internet access based on TDD LTE to West and Central Africa. YooMee Africa, a wireless broadband operator in Cameroon, owning licenses in several countries on the African continent will use...

Broadband benefit depends on balanced ecosystem

Kenya is one of the more obvious examples of an African country that has managed to effectively combine infrastructure and applications to create an ecosystem to drive home the benefits of broadband development and rollout. Its healthcare sector and integration...

Broadband application – why it is time for Africa

If broadband is to make any difference to consumers, there needs to be a balance in the ecosystem incorporating both infrastructure and applications – a model that continues to generate interest globally. ICT industry analysts and operators believe BRICS...

Ghana: Alcatel-Lucent, Surfline 4G LTE rollout

Alcatel-Lucent and Surfline Communications Ltd today announced what they claim is "the first commercial deployment of a 4G LTE network in Ghana and, more general, in Western and Central Africa". Alcatel-Lucent will provide hardware and software, along with installation, optimization, maintenance and...

Alcatel-Lucent and WACS signs contract

Alcatel-Lucent and the West Africa Cable System (WACS) consortium have signed a contract for the maintenance of more than 9,000km of the WACS system linking  Africa to Portugal.  In commercial service since May 2012, WACS interconnects 13 African countries,...

Tunisie Telecom and Alcatel-Lucent complete broadband trial

Alcatel-Lucent and Tunisie Telecom, an established Tunisian telecommunications provider, have successfully completed the trial of superfast broadband services using advanced Alcatel-Lucent’s VDSL2 Vectoring technology. The trial is a major step toward Tunisie Telecom’s plan to offer superior broadband services throughout the...

Airtel in massive Africa wi-fi rollout

Established international telecommunications company Airtel announced it will deploy Ruckus Wireless Wi-Fi carrier-grade access points across 17 African nations in an effort to boost high-speed service to regions that readily rely upon 2G networks. The rollout was announced by GigaOM, citing a...

LTE’s successor already in the works – Alcatel-Lucent

Wireless communications has been a strong focus at the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. With technology aiming to connect almost everybody on the planet, mobile and wireless connections are becoming more important than ever. IT News Africa spoke to Alcatel-Lucent's Michael Peeters,...

Etisalat Nigeria, Alcatel-Lucent pen new deal to boost QoS

Nigerian telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has signed another agreement with Alcatel-Lucent, an international operator in mobile, fixed, IP and optics technologies. The agreement signing ceremony took place at Etisalat Nigeria’s corporate headquarters at Banana Island, Lagos, in December. This is the sixth...
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Infobip, a global cloud communications platform and a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), has strengthened its collaboration with...
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