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Satellite Services for a 5G future The ITU definition of the 5G networks-of-networks ecosystem outlines the key elements as enhanced mobile broadband, massive machine and ultra-reliable low-latency (<1msec) communication. In this article we consider the role of current and future satellite technologies and how it will benefit the deployment of 5G networks. Satellite distribution networks ar

What is coming for Satellite? Faster, more bandwidth, lower cost – these general ICT drivers are equally applied in the satellite industry. Already using GEO HTS networks we are reaching 3G price points and with planned MEO networks will introduce satellite point-to-point links at fibre pricings and with lower latencies. The 2017 NSR report predicts that by 2021 a total

2020 Message from CEO Welcome to 2020! It is always good to plan and reflect before a new journey, a new project or a new year. Good planning for a journey helps to prepare you for the way ahead, it set your focus and equipped you for challenges, it can even include contingency options should incidents happen. May you be blessed with strength, wisdom and health. May you ha

Beira – Mozambique left in the Dark   Introduction Beira, a port city in Mozambique which serves as a centre for shipping and logistics in the central Mozambican and Central African region. The main imports are liquid fuels, fertilizers, wheat, heavy equipment, textiles and beverages. It is a fishing harbour, which includes canneries, processing plants and refrigeration sto

Q-KON Offers Banking Options to African Citizens via Satellite Connectivity Technology based on iDirect satellite platform   The scarcity of finance is one of the things that keep Africans poor and African businesses struggling to grow. With its vast distances and terrain, communications services can be costly and unreliable. But with the help of satellite connectivity provided by Q-KON an

  Introduction The research team at Cable.co.uk recently reviewed the price for 1G of mobile data in 230 countries. The research, (https://www.cable.co.uk/mobiles/worldwide-data-pricing/) found that one gigabyte (GB) of data costs $0.26 (£0.20) in India but $6.66 in the UK. The global average was $8,53 for 1GB with the cheapest mobile data in Western Europe in Finland with an averag

Why is this the wrong question? As humans, we want to compare. It is in our nature. Perhaps it is left over from the grading system in our schooling years, perhaps it is because we understand better when we have a reference or a guide to compare against. Yet as much as comparisons aid in understanding, they can also be very misleading if the context and reference is not well defined.

Twoobii - Bridging a Digital Divide and here to make a Difference in Business Continuity Survive: (Verb) "continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship." We all are faced with some sort of quest each and every day that test our survival skills. Whether we rely on the public transport infrastructure to get us to work save, walk 5km to the nearest tab running

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