From exclusive broadband business, Africa’s CWG explores DTH business

Africa’s largest Systems Integration and the highest capitalized Company in the ICT sector, the Computer Warehouse Group, CWG was initially incorporated in 2005, to co-ordinate and monitor the activities of the group’s three subsidiaries, . The earliest was Computer Warehouse Limited established principally to cater for hardware projects. Closely following …

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AsiaSat Transmits Live Heart Surgery

AsiaSat was proud to support live transmissions of a heart surgery earlier this year in Hong Kong, providing medical practitioners attending a conference in Singapore the opportunity to see the procedures and techniques shown by some experienced and skilled cardiologists. Five cardiologists were present at the surgery to consult on …

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Startimes ups its game in Africa…

Since the company obtained her first digital TV operation license in Rwanda in 2007, StarTimes has established the construction of digital TV transmission platform in Nigeria, Tanzania, Republic of Guinea, Uganda, Kenya, Burundi and Central Africa, and the project in Mozambique and Senegal is also developing smoothly. In Africa, StarTimes …

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CEO Samer Halawi Interview with MSUA Mobility News

Thuraya CEO Samer Halawi talks to Catherine A. Melquist, President, MSUA (Mobile Satellite Users Association) Mobility News about the development of the Middle East, Asia, Africa and European regional markets, FUTURA – Thuraya’s next generation capability, the convergence of satellite and GSM and a New Wave of Internet of Things …

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Thuraya’s XT-PRO DUAL recognized by Mobile Satellite Users Association

Leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator Thuraya Telecommunications, today announced that its groundbreaking Thuraya XT-PRO DUAL has been selected as the winner of the “Top Land Mobility Satcom Innovation” category in the Mobile Satellite Users Association’s (MSUA) 2017 Mobility Innovation Awards.This is the second time for Thuraya to have won …

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Gilat Announces Availability of Mobility-Ready Solution for On-the-Move Applications on Land, Sea and Air

 Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today the availability of its revolutionary mobility solution for its multi-application SkyEdge II-c platform. The comprehensive mobility feature-set supports unprecedented spectral efficiency and availability while delivering throughput of up to 400Mbps.  Gilat’s multi-application platform powered …

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Galaxybackbone nominated for 2017 NIRA awards

Nigeria’s Internet Registration Association (NIRA) has unveiled the nominees for this year’s edition of the NIRA Awards, again nominating Galaxy Backbone Ltd, in different categories of the awards. In 2016, Galaxy won two awards namely the Best Hosting Company and Best Domain Name Registrar. In a letter to Galaxy Backbone …

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How satellite can deliver broadband connectivity in Africa

From Saharan deserts to mountains or jungles, the portability and easy implementation of VSAT systems can bring affordable satellite connectivity to virtually any region of Africa, bringing communities to mobile Internet information, according to Majdi Atout, regional vice president for Middle East and Africa, iDirect   In the last several …

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