Isabel dos Santos, CEO of Unitel, revealed that the Angolan operator has entered into a partnership with Google to launch a fibre optic submarine cable that will connect Africa to Brazil and Brazil to America, according to Diario Economico.
In the multitude of acquisitions lately by Google, there is one on which the group of Mountain View remained discreet: the Alpental Technologies, a start-up specializing in wireless technologies at very high speed. Google has bought a small 5G cellular technology company called Alpental Technologies. The deal was complete weeks ago but it was decided […]
The Wall Street Journal has reported that Google will be sending nearly 180 satellite-cum-internet routers into the stratosphere in a bid to provide speedy internet to even the remotest areas of the world. The California-based giant will spend more than $1 billion (£600 million) on the technology, which will rival Facebook’s efforts to connect remote […]
In March Facebook was in talks to acquire Titan Aerospace, the manufacturer of solar-powered drone which able to stay aloft at high altitudes for five years. Now, the company has been bought, ironically not by Facebook, but by Google. Technology companies are expanding, and are about to take to the skies – literally – thanks […]
According to Jennifer Haroon, Google’s Project Link initiative is offering Ugandans unlimited internet access in a unique way courtesy of its microfibre network . “It’s open to all mobile operators and IXP customers; we also allow unlimited access. One of the benefits to fibre is it has nearly unlimited capacity. We don’t charge our customers […]