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Angola Cables sees data traffic triple in last four months

Published 30 Jun 2020 17:48 CET | Angola, Brazil

Submarine cable operator Angola Cables reports that the volume of data traffic in the countries where it operates has tripled in the last four months, reports O Povo. In ...

Angola Telecom gets new management

Published 24 Jun 2020 15:25 CET | Angola

Angola Telecom has a new board of directors, appointed by President Joao Lourenco, reports Jornal de Angola. The board is composed of Yuri Venancio Bernardo da Silva, as ...

Huawei Angola to help train ICT professionals

Published 26 May 2020 12:30 CET | Angola

Huawei Angola plans to train 2,500 professionals in ICT skills this year, in partnership with the Angolan government. The company, which has been operating in Angola for 20 ...

Angola central bank seeks data centre contractor

Published 21 May 2020 10:54 CET | Angola

The Banco Nacional de Angola (BNA) aims to hire a company experienced in providing specialized services for the design and implementation of a Tier III modular data centre. ...

Angolan govt picks Africell as fourth telecoms operator

Published 20 May 2020 09:35 CET | Angola

Angola has awarded the licence for its fourth telecoms network to Lebanese group Africell, as Luanda opens other economic sectors to foreign competition, AFP reported. Angola ...

ITA adopts DVB-SX2, upgrades earth station

Published 18 May 2020 10:29 CET | Angola

In addition, ITA has upgraded its satellite earth station located on its campus in the Patriota area, by installing a new 7.6-meter KU-band antenna and repositioning other ...

China Telecom Global selcts Angola Cables to boost connectivity

Published 18 May 2020 08:35 CET | Angola, China

As a result, CTG will access Angola Cable's network comprising the WACS, SACS and Monet subsea cable systems, including POPs and data centres in Africa and Latin America. In ...

Reshetnev gets contract for Angosat-2 satellite

Published 11 May 2020 10:10 CET | Angola

Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems Company has received the contract for the construction and launch of the Angosat-2 satellite for Angola, reports Tass news agency. The ...

AngOrascom donates to fight against Covid-19

Published 08 May 2020 13:49 CET | Angola

AngOrascom Telecomunicacoes has donated AOA 200 million to the Angolan Government to help the country's authorities to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, reports Lusa. The ...

Angola Cables increases capacity with LINX

Published 07 May 2020 16:04 CET | Angola, United Kingdom

Angola Cables has increased capacity of its 10GE port to 100G at the London Internet Exchange (LINX), reports Angop. According to the operator, the upgrade of port capacity ...

Angola Cables sees 170% annual growth in IP traffic

Published 30 Apr 2020 17:14 CET | Angola

Angola Cables has recorded a 104 percent increase in IP network traffic since the start of the year and a 170 percent increase compared to Q1 2019, reports Angop. ...

Angola central bank to implement mobile money system

Published 30 Apr 2020 16:59 CET | Angola

The National Bank of Angola (BNA) has invited offers for the selection of a company that will be responsible for the Mobile and Instantaneous Transfer System. The system will ...

Huawei donates videoconferencing systems to Angola

Published 30 Apr 2020 11:07 CET | Angola

After donating technological equipment to Angola's Ministry of the Interior, Huawei Technologies donated to the Angolan government eight videoconferencing systems, valued at ...

National Bank of Angola seeks partner to implement interoperable e-payment system

Published 29 Apr 2020 10:58 CET | Angola

BNA wants the interoperable e-payment system to be flexible and open, to guarantee access and the emergence of various participants including banks, mobile operators, ...

Angolan govt could extend free telecom services package during virus emergency

Published 14 Apr 2020 13:53 CET | Angola

The Angolan government will consider renewing the free monthly telecommunications service package during the second phase of the state of emergency, reports Lusa. According ...

Luanda reaches nearly two-thirds of people using internet

Published 14 Apr 2020 13:33 CET | Angola

The percentage of Luanda's population with internet access rose in 2019 from 60.1 percent to 62.7 percent, according to a Marktest Angola study to which Jornal de Angola had ...

Angola merges Telecommunications and Media ministries

Published 14 Apr 2020 09:43 CET | Angola

Angola has merged the Ministries of Telecommunications and Information Technology, and that of Media....

Angola to prioritize sharing of network infrastructure

Published 09 Apr 2020 12:23 CET | Angola

Angola's communications agency Infracom announced that the Committee for Sharing Electronic Communications Infrastructure will prioritize the pooling of infrastructure on ...

Angolan govt merges telecoms ministry with mass media ministry

Published 09 Apr 2020 09:47 CET | Angola

The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology has merged with the Ministry of Mass Media in a government reshuffle, Angolan Press reported. This follows the ...

Portuguese court orders seizure of telecoms stake held by Angola's dos Santos

Published 06 Apr 2020 11:01 CET | Angola, Portugal

A court in Portugal has ordered the "preventive seizure" of a 26 percent stake in Portuguese telecommunications company Nos SGPS that is controlled by Isabel dos Santos, ...

Movicel introduces free communications package for customers

Published 02 Apr 2020 17:03 CET | Angola

Movicel has introduced a free monthly package for its customers, enabling them to remain in touch with friends and family during the coronavirus crisis, reports Angop. The ...

TVCabo suspends planned price increase for end of March

Published 27 Mar 2020 09:03 CET | Angola

Angolan operator TVCabo has announced it will not increase prices at the end of March as initially planned, reports Menos Fios. According to the operator, this decision ...

Angolan telecom operators to provide free monthly package

Published 26 Mar 2020 10:51 CET | Angola

Angola's telecom operators will make available, as of 27 March, a special monthly package free of charge to all customers, the communications ministry announced. The package ...

Africell threatens to withdraw from Angola licence bidding process

Published 18 Mar 2020 17:01 CET | Angola

Africell said it is keeping open the option of withdrawing from the bidding process to get the fourth telecom licence in Angola if the Angolan government does not ...

Angola, Gabon internet services disrupted after new problems on SAT-3 submarine cable

Published 16 Mar 2020 09:36 CET | Angola, Gabon

The operator said they were working to restore services as quickly as possible, following the cable break on 09 March. ...