Category archives for: Cloud Computing

Internet shutdown inflames DRC electoral crisis

Zimbabwe internet unblocked

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been urged to restore internet services in the wake of post-election tensions in the troubled country. All primary telecommunications have been shut down following the delayed announcement of results of the December 30 poll. The announcement set for […]

Funds required towards ICTs for NGOs in Libya

Communications services at the Mediterranean Sea

from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – A GLOBAL network of organisations working to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies requires US$2,4 million to provide lifesaving telecommunications services to the humanitarian agencies in Libya. The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) requires the funds to cover the provision of internet connectivity services, an information and communications technology (ICT) helpdesk and facilitate emergency communications systems […]

Nigeria enjoys uptick in internet subscriptions

Nigeria internet service providers

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA, Africa’s largest economy, has recorded a yearly growth of 14 percent in internet subscriptions. The figure stands at 108,5 million subscribers as of November, according to the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), the industry regulator. The numbers implies density of 58 percent in a population […]

Liquid Telecom sets 4G network in South Africa

Liquid Telecom CEO, Reshaad Sha

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – LIQUID Telecom South Africa will establish a multi-billion rand fourth generation broadband cellular network technology (4G) network in South Africa. From early 2019, wholesale roaming services will be made available across the company’s network nationwide. Using our 1800MHz spectrum, the network will handle 4G mobile data traffic to […]

5G adoption set to soar in 2020

5G in Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE adoption of fifth generation (5G) of cellular mobile communications is intensifying, with 66 percent of organisations having plans to deploy the technology by 2020. Organisations expect 5G networks to be mainly used for Internet of Things (IoT) communications and video, with operational efficiency the key driver. Gartner, […]

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