Satellite Connectivity

Nov 15, 2019  |  Eutelsat Inks First-Ever Cirrus Deal In Africa

Eutelsat Communications has announced that it has signed a multi-year contract with Orao Telecom Congo for video capacity on one of its satellites that is located at 7 degrees East. In an exciting first for the African continent, Orao Telecom Congo also confirmed ...


Oct 21, 2019  |  Eutelsat Guns For Ethiopia’s Telecom Sector

The French European Organization of Telecommunications by Satellite S.A. (Eutelsat) has indicated that it is interested in joining the Ethiopian telecommunications sector, just after the liberalization decision that was recently taken by the government. The Managing Director of Eutelsat in ...


May 28, 2019  |  OneWeb Plans To Bring Satellite Internet Connectivity To Rural Angola

The US satellite telecoms provider OneWeb has announced that it will assist Angola in expanding internet access in remote rural areas by the end of 2021, following a recent meeting with the country’s president Joao Lourenco, according to reports by ...


May 17, 2019  |  Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa Service Struggles With Deployment Challenges

Eutelsat’s rollout of satellite broadband throughout Africa has faced many deployment issues that have wiped out revenue expectations from its new business line for this year. Eutelsat executives said that the challenges that came with getting Konnect Africa off the ...


Eutelsat To Install Konnect Satellite Connectivity Across Africa

Eutelsat announced recently that it had chosen Hugues Networks Systems and General Dynamics Satcom Technologies to help them deploy their Konnect satellite throughout Africa. General Dynamics Satcom Technologies will install seven ground antennas while Hugues Network Systems will offer its ...