AfricaCom 2017 Day One Overview

The 20th staging of AfricaCom opened doors this morning in Cape Town, South Africa and began to welcome over 13 000 delegates. The biggest Africa focused technology, media and telecoms (TMT) event in the world, celebrated two decades of bringing the brightest minds in the global TMT sector with the…

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AMOS-17 satellitte to be sent into orbit by SpaceX's Falcon-9 launch vehicle

Spacecom, operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, announced today that its AMOS-17 communication satellite has successfully completed its Critical Design Review (CDR) and entered full production. Specifically designed for the Afrikan continent and scheduled for launch in early 2019, LAMOS-17 will operate from 17°E to expand and strengthen Spacecom's…

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Nigerian Telecommunications Resiliency

Nigeria has experienced one of the toughest macroeconomic periods the country has seen in decades, yet the telecoms industry has emerged, tested, yet resilient. Today, as hopes of a fragile recovery take root, and as its contribution to the broader economy continues to increase, the telecoms sector has emerged as…

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