Stories by Michael Malakata

Solar-powered base stations

African mobile-service providers are tapping into solar energy to power base stations and connect users in remote areas to mobile networks.

African nations agree to US$1 billion Indian satellite project

A critical mass of countries are signing on to a plan for India to invest US$1 billion in the Pan-African e-Network satellite project, a joint initiative with the Africa Union aimed at developing the region's information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure.

Motorola expands in Africa

Motorola Inc. has embarked on a program to expand its African operations in a bid to compete with rivals in the mobile phone market, according to company executives.