Mobile Web Ghana to host Africa Digital Skills Conference in July

Posted by - February 17, 2020

Mobile Web Ghana and its partners are gearing up to host this year’s Africa Digital Skills Conference happening in July. The three-day conference dubbed: “Digital Skills for future jobs,” will be held in the Bank of Ghana Conference Hall, at the University of Ghana. It is expected to provide opportunities for students, entrepreneurs, institutions and

Tizeti Set to Boost Broadband Penetration with 4G LTE

Posted by - November 14, 2019

In line with its focus on accelerating access to affordable broadband connectivity in Africa’s underserved populations, Tizeti, West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider, has launched its 4G LTE network in Nigeria. Announcing the rollout of high-speed 4G services in Rivers, Ogun and Edo states in a first phase launch, Tizeti’s Chief Executive Officer, Kendall

Airtel Deepens Internet Connectivity with Broadband Package

Posted by - August 8, 2019

Airtel Nigeria has taken step to deepen broadband connectivity in homes and offices across the country as it announced the rollout of its broadband value offering. The telco said the launch of its Home Broadband offerings rides on its expansive and modernised 4G network, which has been deployed in over 130 cities and towns across

Liquid Telecom to rollout South Sudan’s first fibre broadband

Posted by - July 4, 2019

Liquid Telecom connects South Sudan to “One Africa” broadband network and the world. Liquid Telecom has announced plans to connect South Sudan to the “One Africa” broadband network, which is approaching 70,000km across 13 African countries and to the rest of the world. Phase one of the rollout is due to be completed before the

NCC: Nigeria to Hit 70% Broadband Penetration By 2024

Posted by - March 21, 2019

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has disclosed that the next national Broadband plan will see the country achieving 70 per cent broadband penetration by 2024. He made this disclosure this at the commission’s Headquarters in Abuja. Danbatta, while addressing the management team of Airtel Africa said that,

Avanti partners MainOne to improve broadband penetration with converged solution

Posted by - February 11, 2019

Avanti Communications Group plc (Avanti), a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and MainOne, a premier connectivity and data centre solutions company in West Africa, have signed an agreement to jointly improve broadband penetration across Nigeria by providing the latest KA-band based satellite communication services to

Nigeria: FG urges stakeholders to support 2019-2023 national broadband plan

Posted by - February 8, 2019

In a bid to develop the Nigerian National Broadband Plan (NNBP) 2019–2023, the Federal Government has urged stakeholders in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector to support the Nigerian National Broadband Council with credible suggestions to ensure it success. Minister of Communications, Dr Adebayo Shittu stated this in a statement issued by his Special Assistant

Nigerian government urged to review national broadband plan

Posted by - January 15, 2019

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta is the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Office (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission. The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) and telecommunication operators have called on the government to review the National Broadband Plan, which expired in December 2018. The National Broadband Plan 2013-2018 had penetration targets for both fixed and