AFRICA

Viasat, SpaceX and Airtel look to launch Africa's internet into orbit

A Viasat satellite.
A Viasat satellite. © Viasat
Although submarine fibre optic links are on the increase, several international operators are now waging a war in space in order to establish their satellites as the new relays for the African internet. [...] (281 words)
Issue dated 17/12/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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