The Smart Africa Alliance has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with pan-African digital connectivity solutions company Bayobab and infrastructure investment platform Africa50 to support the fibre optic cable initiative Project East2West with regulatory and policy engagements.
At the recent Africa Digital Expo in Kinshasa Fast Congo, a subsidiary of the pan-African operator the Paratus Group in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), announced that it had signed a long-term agreement with Group Vivendi Africa (GVA) to provide fibre capacity between Muanda and Kinshasa in the DRC.
Pan-African operator MTN and technology giant NEC Corporation say they have launched Africa’s first 400G optical transponder.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and ComClark Network and Technology Corp announced on Tuesday that they will collaborate on a project to provide various connectivity technologies to over 2,000 remote areas across the Philippines.
Nokia has entered into an agreement with Indian operator Bharti Airtel to deploy a next-generation optical transport network (OTN) that, it says, will provide additional capacity, higher reliability and lower cost, enabling superior services for Airtel’s customers.