Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that during its first quarter of fiscal 2021, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, received a $1.0 million order for satellite ground station equipment from the largest telecommunications company in Africa.

Read more: Africa’s largest MNO contributes in $1mn satellite equipment order

“Potential”, “digital growth” and “new revenues” are three keywords characterizing Nigeria’s telecom market. That’s according to mobile technology company, Upstream, who helped kick off the first virtual NigeriaCom 2020. During the event, Upstream Deputy CEO, Kostas Kastanis, shared his thoughts on the future of Nigerian telecoms and how to accelerate digital growth in the region.

Read more: “MNOs need new revenue streams to safeguard their future” – Upstream Deputy CEO, Kostas Kastanis

The Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar, ASECNA (, has started to broadcast a SBAS (Satellite-Based Augmentation System) signal over Africa & Indian Ocean (AFI) region, providing the first SBAS open service in this part of the world via NIGCOMSAT-1R Satellite managed and operated by Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd under Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy of Nigeria.

Read more: First African SBAS open service: a new era of satellite navigation performance augmentation in the...

PCCW Global today announced that its Console Connect Software-Defined Interconnection® (SDI® ) platform is now available in many more data centers via an extended collaboration with Global Switch, a leading owner, operator and developer of large-scale carrier and cloud neutral data centers in Europe and Asia Pacific.

Read more: PCCW inaugurates Console Connect in all Global Switch data centers worldwide