ANGOLA: SACS marine survey completed
Published in issue 00765 of 27 Apr 2017
Angola Cables has said that it has now completed the marine survey for the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), and has also started loading cable on the Angolan side. SACS will interconnect with th... More
ANGOLA: Iki to build mobile phone plant
Published in issue 00760 of 23 Mar 2017
Portuguese-based Iki Mobile is to invest some EUR 4 million (USD 4.3 million) to construct a mobile phone assembly plant. The plant will be erected in Luanda, and is expected to be completed by mid... More
ANGOLA: NAPAfrica peering chosen by Angola Cables
Published in issue 00757 of 02 Mar 2017
Angola Cables is expanding its network reach and peering capabilities, and has chosen NAPAfrica as its peering point.
Internet exchange point (IXP) NAPAfrica has over 240 unique connec... More
ANGOLA: Satellite launch set for Q3
Published in issue 00754 of 09 Feb 2017
Angola’s is to launch its first satellite, Russian-built Angosat-1, in the third quarter of 2017, Minister of Telecoms Jose Carvalho da Rocha confirmed in a statement reported by Agence Ecofi... More
ANGOLA: Unitel confirms BFA stake
Published in issue 00750 of 12 Jan 2017
Telecommunications operator Unitel is now the majority shareholder of Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA). This follows a Stock Purchase Agreement for the transfer in favour of Unitel of a shareholding i... More
ANGOLA: Sales focus for Movicel board moves
Published in issue 00747 of 15 Dec 2016
Movicel has named three new board members, Angop has reported.
The new Director-General is Italian Gianvittorio Maselli, replacing Jose Henriques. Movicel’s new marketing directo... More
ANGOLA: RSA PoP for Angola Cables
Published in issue 00744 of 24 Nov 2016
Angola Cables is to launch its first direct point of presence (PoP) in Johannesburg, South Africa, in December 2016. Teraco Data Environments is the colocation partner and will deploy the PoP. ... More
ANGOLA: IKI Mobile assembly plant on track for April
Published in issue 00743 of 17 Nov 2016
IKI Mobile is to make an investment of EUR 2.6 million (USD 2.8 million) to build a factory in Luanda, the Jornal de Negocios Website reported IKI’s CEO, Tito Cardoso, as saying.
ANGOLA: Delegation checks Angosat-1 progress
Published in issue 00742 of 10 Nov 2016
Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technologies, Jose Carvalho da Rocha, the General Co-ordinator of the National Space Programme has recently visited the Russian Republic.
ANGOLA: Satellite coverage expansion planned by Infrasat
Published in issue 00735 of 15 Sep 2016
Satellite telecoms company Infrasat, a unit of Angola Telecom, is to expand its services to the countries of sub-Saharan Africa, after the launch of the Angolan satellite Angosat in 2017.