Eutelsat and Vox to boost satellite coverage in South Africa

Eutelsat and Vox to boost satellite coverage in South Africa

A multi-year distribution agreement to extend high-speed network connectivity to South Africa has been confirmed  after satellite operator Eutelsat Communications and infrastructure provider and telecommunications company Vox signed a distribution agreement for Eutelsat Konnect capacity over South Africa.

E-navigation support for Ghana’s maritime sector

E-navigation support for Ghana’s maritime sector

As part of what is described as an ambitious plan to strengthen Ghana as a maritime forerunner in West Africa, the Ghana Maritime Authority and Danish commercial satellite operator Sternula have announced a new partnership involving e-navigation connectivity.

Mauritius launches its first satellite

Mauritius launches its first satellite

Mauritius is the latest African country to be able to boast a presence in space. The first Mauritian satellite (a CubeSat – MIR-SAT1) was successfully launched yesterday on board the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.

Gilat to bring satellite-supplied public Wi-Fi to Peru

Gilat to bring satellite-supplied public Wi-Fi to Peru

Peru’s Programa Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Pronatel), has awarded Gilat Satellite Networks, a leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, a $13 million contract for the delivery of internet services to hundreds of sites in Peru.