Angola Cables, Nokia trial Africa-US optical fibre link

AfricaCom 2019, Cape Town - Angola Cables and Nokia have announced that they have collaborated to provide a direct optical connection between Africa and North America. The fibre-optic routing between Sangano in Angola and Boca Raton, Miami in the US has completed...

Nexign eyes wider African digital market

Nexign has announced that implementation of Nexign Converged BSS and Nexign Network Monetisation Suite enabled Chinguitel to significantly improve subscriber services and, as a result, boost revenue by 10% year-on-year. Chinguitel is one of the largest communications...

Africell debuts KaiOS-based 3G smart feature phone

AfricaCom 2019, Cape Town - Africellannounced the launch of its first 3G smart feature phone, afriphone, powered by KaiOS, the mobile operating system for smart feature phones. The new device will be the first KaiOS-powered device in The Gambia and Sierra Leone, and...

Next-generation video services from Simplestream

AfricaCom 2019, Cape Town - Simplestream has unveiled its upgraded App Platform, a fully customisable, end-to-end service proposition optimised for Africa's telcos, broadcasters and content owners. "Our approach has always been to enable broadcasters, content owners...