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Ericsson to ready Unitel network for 5G

Published 14 Apr 2021 09:34 CET | Angola

Angolan operator Unitel and Ericsson have signed a three-year frame agreement for the supply of Ericsson Radio System solutions, plus core and related services. Ericsson will ...

Zap to distribute SPI/FilmBox channels in three African countries

Published 07 Apr 2021 15:54 CET | Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique

African satellite pay-TV operator Zap signed a distribution agreement with SPI/FilmBox for the distribution of TV channels to subscribers in Angola, Mozambique and Cape ...

Japan to help Angola in DTT rollout

Published 22 Mar 2021 15:59 CET | Angola

Angola and Japan have signed an agreement for the rollout of DTT in the African country, reports Angop. Over the next two years, Japan will provide EUR 350,000 for a pilot ...

Angolan govt plans to upgrade radio, television signal

Published 16 Mar 2021 11:08 CET | Angola

Angolan minister of Telecommunications, Information Technologies and Social Communication Manuel Homem has announced government plans to expand radio and television signals, ...

Angolan govt runs DTT pilot in 2 cities

Published 16 Mar 2021 11:06 CET | Angola

Angola will invest EUR 350,000 in a DTT pilot this year in Luanda and Malanje, said Minister of Telecommunications, Information Technology and Media Manuel Homem, reports ...

Angola Telecom seeks to improve home internet service in Ndalatando

Published 16 Mar 2021 10:55 CET | Angola

Angola Telecom has announced plans to expand its home internet network in Ndalatando city, the capital of the northern Cuanza Norte province. ICT minister Manuel Homem said ...

Paratus' ITA obtains VMware Cloud status for Angolan data centre

Published 25 Feb 2021 11:29 CET | Angola

Paratus Group's ITA has achieved VMware Cloud Verified status for its data centre in Angola. Customers can use VMware Cloud Infrastructure capabilities including integration ...

Angola Cables denies plan for new submarine cable from Luanda to Fortaleza

Published 19 Feb 2021 11:06 CET | Angola, Brazil

Angola Cables has denied a Diario do Nordeste report that it is planning a new submarine cable from Luanda to Fortaleza in Brazil. The company said that under its strategic ...

Angola Cables plans new undersea cable, linking Luanda to Brazil's Fortaleza

Published 17 Feb 2021 16:00 CET | Angola, Brazil

Angola Cables is planning a new submarine cable linking Luanda (Angola) to Fortaleza (Brazil) and, also connecting Fortaleza, Sao Paulo and Miami, reports Diario do Nordeste. ...

Brazilian market regulator examining Oi share sale in Unitel

Published 05 Feb 2021 15:27 CET | Angola, Brazil

Brazil's Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) is examining the sale of Oi's stake in Angolan mobile operator Unitel in January 2020, reports Valor Economico....

Africell formally signs deal for Angola's 4th unified telecom licence

Published 03 Feb 2021 10:25 CET | Angola

Africell Group has formally signed its agreement for a licence to become Angola's fourth telecommunications operator. The US-owned mobile network operator has more than 12 ...

Angolan government to privatise Multitel, TV Cabo and Net One by June

Published 02 Feb 2021 14:36 CET | Angola

The Angolan state will sell its shares in telecom companies Multitel and TV Cabo Angola via the stock market between May and June, said Jose Taveres, head of the Department ...

Vidatel loses court appeal over Unitel

Published 28 Jan 2021 14:51 CET | Angola

Angolan company Vidatel, owned by Isabel dos Santos, has lost an appeal before the Paris Court of Appeal, following litigation regarding operator Unitel, reports Expresso. ...

Unitel goes to court seeking Dos Santos' shareholding in Nos

Published 25 Jan 2021 14:50 CET | Angola

Angolan telecommunications company Unitel initiated court action with the goal of taking control of the shareholding that local businesswoman Isabel dos Santos has in ...

Angola's TVCabo expands operations to Zaire province

Published 07 Jan 2021 10:40 CET | Angola

Angola's TVCabo expanded its services to Soyo, the capital of Zaire province, where the operator has opened its store and launched voice, internet and TV services, reports ...

DStv to update Angolan prices from 04 February

Published 06 Jan 2021 14:36 CET | Angola

African satellite pay-TV platform DStv has announced that new tariffs will come into force on 04 February, reports Jornal de Angola. The cheapest package will now cost AOA ...

Unitel signs agreement with UNICEF to provide free access to infromation about children's rights

Published 18 Dec 2020 16:48 CET | Angola

Angolan mobile operator and UNICEF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide free access to content on children's rights, developed and adapted for the mobile ...

Isabel dos Santos loses control of Unitel stake

Published 08 Dec 2020 14:41 CET | Angola

Angolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos, who owned 25 percent of operator Unitel, via Vidatel, has lost control of that company, according to a decision by the British Virgin ...

Angola Cables launches Go Gaming GPN

Published 03 Dec 2020 10:48 CET | Angola

Angola Cables has launched Go Gaming GPN, a new product dedicated to mitigating high latencies that may occur during electronic games, reports Angop. ...

Angolan and Finnish governments sign MoU for ICT sector

Published 24 Nov 2020 14:33 CET | Angola, Finland

Angola and Finland will step up bilateral cooperation in the areas of telecommunications and IT, following the signing of a MoU by Angola's Ministry for Telecommunications, ...

Unitel initiates lawsuit to recover debt from Dos Santos company

Published 23 Nov 2020 16:30 CET | Angola

Angolan operator Unitel has begun legal proceedings in London against Unitel International Holdings (UIH), owned by Angolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos, to recover over ...

Angolan government implements Kwenta m-payment system

Published 17 Nov 2020 15:07 CET | Angola

The Angolan government has started the implementation of a new mobile payment system. The Kwenda project aims to support the poorest and most vulnerable families and has ...

Angolan communications regulator gets new board

Published 17 Nov 2020 13:53 CET | Angola

The new board of directors of the Angolan Communications Institute (Inacom) has taken office. The board is headed by chairman Pascoal Borges Ale Fernandes and its members ...

ITA launches telephony service for Microsoft Teams

Published 09 Nov 2020 15:52 CET | Angola

Angolan operator ITA partnered with Microsoft to launch a new telephony service for the Microsoft Teams corporate communication platform. ...

MultiChoice provides online payments with customer app in Angola

Published 09 Nov 2020 14:26 CET | Angola

African pay-TV platform MultiChoice upgraded the MyDStv application with new payment options in Angola, reports Menos Fios. The app was developed in partnership with local ...