In Mali, where terrestrial infrastructure quality is less reliable, the agreement will aid in solving a connectivity problem.
Gilat has worked on several projects in Africa to bridge the digital divide, including Spacecom and ST Engineering iDirect.
This network expansion will see Telkom’s Network grow to four times its current 4G coverage footprint, reaching the majority of citizens across Kenya.
SpaceBridge will showcase its satellite backhaul solution at CABSAT 2021.
The National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) has approved the use of 4G voice calls service with VoLTE technology in the Egyptian telecom market.
The introduction of Open RAN, virtualisation and automation will enable a fundamental change in the way operators manage networks and deliver services.
As of mid-2020, 5G subscriptions in the Gulf countries had already passed 500,000.