First submarine cable to link Africa with South America

  By the end of 2016, a new submarine cable will be connecting Angola with Brazil, creating another link out of Africa directly linking the continent with South America with four pairs of fibre offering 40 TB of capacity.  The project is a partnership between Angola Cables and NEC. A company with long experience in […]

Can telcos and the new wave of OTT services work together?

  This was the question for the first panel discussion at the launch of day one of AfriCom 2014, which opened in Cape Town on 11 November 2014.  This three day event is claimed to be the biggest telecom event in Africa with 9000 pre-booked delegates and 380 exhibitors representing twelve countries. Not all the […]

Enhanced SoCs for compact products in wearable sector

    Nordic recently introduced the company’s new products at an industry seminar arranged and hosted by its local representative, RF Design. One of the new products introduced was the enhanced nRF51 series system on a chip  (SoC) which features RAM doubled to 32 kB for improved application performance and ultra-compact packaging for smaller wearable […]