November 14, 2019


Orange announces a new international network connecting eight West African countries

Orange has announced the construction of a new international backbone network in West Africa.

This infrastructure will be built around a terrestrial fibre optic network coupled with submarine cables and will benefit from centralized supervision.

This multi-regional West African network will connect to the rest of the world through various submarine cables and will link"...

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November 6, 2019


Truecaller launches its Developer Program in Kenya

Truecaller has announced that it is launching its developer program in Kenya and revealed that their app is the second highest-grossing app in the country. Since opening up its Africa headquarters in Nairobi, the company has witnessed an extraordinary traction in the region.

Truecaller is one of the fastest growing consumer apps in Africa and has consistently been topping the App Store Charts across the continent for the past three years. Since"...

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November 3, 2019


Liquid Telecom wins three awards including ‘Best African Wholesale Carrier’ at Global Carrier Awards

Liquid Telecom has won the ‘Best African Wholesale Carrier’ award for the eighth consecutive year at the Global Carrier Awards and was also recognized at the World Communications awards for the best ‘Regional Wholesale Operator of the Year’ for a second year in a row.

Liquid Telecom was also applauded for helping thousands of fish farmers in Kenya to monitor ponds and increase production with the ‘Most Innovative IoT"...

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November 2, 2019


Liquid Telecom unveils network upgrade, offers customers near unlimited bandwidth capacity

Liquid Telecom South Africa, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, today unveils its new network upgrade responding to customer demand for extra bandwidth and vastly improved reliability.

Liquid Telecom’s network upgrade includes regionalised redundancy to help ensure continued service to overcome network interruptions. It will also provide customers with increased capacity and on-demand bandwidth to support the rapidly"...

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October 29, 2019


Orange opens its second Digital Center in Dakar

Orange is inaugurating its new concept of a place entirely dedicated to innovation, an “Orange Digital Center”.

Several personalities attended the launch, including: Ms Ndèye Tické Ndiaye Diop, Minister for the Digital Economy and Telecommunications; Mr Dame Diop, Minister for Employment, Professional Training and Craftsmanship; Mr Alioune Ndiaye, CEO of Orange Africa and Middle-East; Ms Christine Albanel, Head of CSR,"...

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October 29, 2019


C-Band Alliance Proposes to Clear 300 MHz of Spectrum for Nationwide 5G Deployment

The C-Band Alliance (CBA) announced today that it will commit to clear 300 MHz of C-band spectrum to support fast 5G wireless deployment throughout the continental U.S. In an updated filing with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the CBA detailed that the 300 MHz of spectrum includes a 20-MHz guard band to protect existing satellite services from 5G interference.

Further enhancing its plan to clear spectrum quickly, the first tranche—which"...

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October 24, 2019


Campus France Launches a New International Communication Campaign, Giving Voice to Those Who Have Chosen France for Their Studies

Campus France is launching an unprecedented communication campaign to promote the excellence of French educational institutions and their courses around the world.

Following the new national strategy of attractiveness «Bienvenue en France/Choose France», Campus France, an agency for the promotion of French higher education wishes to strengthen the position of France as a privileged destination of higher studies for high school students"...

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October 24, 2019


New GSMA Study Highlights North America’s Global 5G Leadership

A new GSMA study has highlighted North America as one of the most advanced mobile regions in the world – a result of significant operator investments in 5G. The 2019 North America edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series – published today at MWC Los Angeles – forecasts that almost half of the region’s mobile connections will be running on new 5G networks by 2025. This is being fuelled by operator spending on new networks, which is forecast to total more than $380 billion (Capex) between 2018 and 2025. These investments are increasingly being focused on building-out 5G coverage across the region, enabling a range of new services for consumers and enterprise. “Our new study highlights how the North America region is vying for global 5G leadership with pioneering mobile markets such as China, Japan and South Korea,” said Mats Granryd, Director......

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October 24, 2019


DelGatto Diamond Finance Attracts Investment from Crestline Investors to Support Accelerated Growth

DelGatto Diamond Finance (“DelGatto” or “Company”), an institutional diamond finance company, today announced it has received a $100MM facility from Crestline Investors, Inc. (Crestline), a credit focused institutional alternative asset manager. The investment enhances DelGatto’s ability to meet growing financing demand across all major diamond and jewelry markets.

DelGatto Diamond Finance is a leading collateral-based"...

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October 24, 2019


GSMA and Sónar Release First Details of xside

The GSMA’s successful Four Years From Now (4YFN) start-up platform and Sónar, the international festival devoted to advanced music, creativity and technology, today announced further details of their hotly anticipated co-curated event, xside. Taking place within the 4YFN venue, from 24-26 February 2020 at Fira Montjuïc, in parallel to 4YFN and MWC Barcelona 2020, xside is a new gathering including conference, networking and music to explore the role technology, design and innovation play in the future of"...

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