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Huawei signs global ITU pledge to help 120 million people in remote areas connect to the digital world

  In Africa alone, Huawei has laid more than 250,000 kilometers of optical fibers, enabling 30 million households to access high-speed broadband Shenzhen, China | THE INDEPENDENT | Huawei has signed a global commitment to join the International Telecommunication Union’s Partner2Connect digital alliance, which will bring connectivity to about 120 …

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UN confirms 19 staff killed in Ethiopian airlines crash

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Nations Department of Safety and Security has confirmed that it lost 19 of its staff members in the Ethiopian Airlines crash which killed more than 150 people yesterday. Among the dead are seven staff of the World Food Programme and two from the …

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Uganda endorses Masambu for top job at international satellite body

The Government of Uganda has endorsed the candidature of Patrick Masambu for election as Director General of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO). Masambu, a former head of the Uganda Communications Commision (UCC), is currently the Deputy Director General and Director of Technical Affairs at ITSO, a position he has held since May …

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Uganda bounces back on ITU Council

By Julius Businge Uganda has been elected to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Council or ITU Region D (Africa) for 2014-2018, according to a statement issued by the Uganda Communications Commission on Sept.27. The elections took place during the 19th Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, Korea. Uganda was last elected to …

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