Mobile network operator Africell activates 5G network in Angola

ANGOLA – Africell, a leading mobile network operator, has activated 5G network in Angola for the first time, making Angola a leader in sub-Saharan Africa in terms of 5G connectivity. With a download speed of over 1 gigabit per second (gbps), the technology promises to transform the experience of mobile users and dramatically improve efficiency in digitally connected industries in…

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TotalEnergies invests US$850m in Angolan oil project to increase its production

ANGOLA – Angola’s National Agency of Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (ANPG), along with French oil and gas company TotalEnergies, and its partners have made a Final Investment Decision (FID) of US$850 million for the launch of the CLOV Phase 3 Project in Block 17, offshore Angola. The investment is expected to increase production while reducing operating costs through the standardization…

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IFC partners Acelera Angola to support the growth of Angola’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

ANGOLA – IFC a member of the World Bank, has partnered with Acelera Angola, a leading Angolan incubator and accelerator, to help the company expand, support innovative tech startups, and drive inclusive economic growth in the country. Under the partnership, IFC will work with startups attending Acelera’s incubator programs, including those in the digital tech, financial services, agribusiness, health, and…

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Network service provider Angola Cables partners Flexential to offer customers connectivity options

ANGOLA – Flexential, the provider of data center colocation, cloud and connectivity, announced its partnership with Angola Cables, a multinational ICT solutions and network service provider operator, to drive colocation and interconnection options for customers in the Southern and West African markets. Providing access to Angola’s MONET cable, housed in Flexential’s Fort Lauderdale data center, this partnership will offer customers…

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Mobile network provider Africell launches its services in Angola

ANGOLA – Africell, an US-based African mobile network provider, has launched commercial mobile services in Angola. The entry of an independent operator brings fresh competition to Angola’s telecommunications sector and signals positive progress in efforts to open Angola’s economy. Africell’s launch in Angola is a major step forward in its mandate to transform the country’s digital landscape. In addition to…

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Energy Capital & Power partners ANPG for Angola Oil & Gas 2022

ANGOLA – Energy Capital & Power (ECP) has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Angola’s National Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels (ANPG) for the upcoming Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) 2022 International Conference and Exhibition. Taking place in Luanda and representing the third edition, AOG 2022 builds upon the success of previous high-level events held in Angola…

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Angola’s Unitel partners Huawei to deploy green and smart digital energy solutions for mobile sites

ANGOLA – Unitel, a private Angolan mobile phone company, is partnering with Huawei, a multinational technology corporation, to demonstrate green and smart digital energy solutions for mobile sites at MWC22 Barcelona. Angola Unitel has spent years continuously exploring innovative technical and business solutions in the pursuit of green, low-carbon, and sustainable development. Through their partnership with Huawei, they are already…

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Italian oil company Eni starts production from Ndungu EP offshore

ANGOLA – Italian oil company Eni has started production from the Ndungu Early Production (EP) development offshore Angola. The field, located in Block 15/06 of the Angolan deep offshore has been developed via the Ngoma FPSO vessel. “The start-up of Ndungu EP is yet another example of how Eni Angola, in full cooperation with Agência Nacional de Petróleo, Gás e…

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Multichoice unveils new TV channels in Mozambique and Angola

SOUTH AFRICA – Pan-African entertainment company MultiChoice has further expanded its hyperlocal offering with the launch of two new TV channels – Maningue Magic and Kwenda Magic – for audiences in Mozambique and Angola respectively.The group’s long-established hyperlocal strategy is a multi-pronged, hybrid approach combining local content acquisition, local production, and the development of local content through international production partnerships. The…

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