Satellite operators Rivada Space Networks and IEC Telecom have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enable what are described as innovative connectivity solutions for a number of purposes – including remote and humanitarian communications.
The Republic of Mauritius has completed implementation of a new population alerting solution. The solution was supplied by Everbridge, which specialises in critical event management (CEM) and national public warning solutions.
The Seychelles Meteorological Authority (SMA) has signed an agreement with the country's two largest telecommunication companies with the aim of bringing faster disaster risk alerts to the public.
United Arab Emirates operator E& announced it is sending AED20 million worth of telecoms equipment to Turkey as part of efforts to aid the country in its recent natural disasters, reported Emirates News Agency.
The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and mobile industry association the GSMA have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), that, the partners say, is intended to bring the transformational power of mobile connectivity to support Africa’s most significant healthcare challenges.