Angola: Government to provide satellite telecommunications services as of 2009

30 December 2008

Luanda, Angola, 30 Dec – The Angolan Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology Monday in Luanda announced the commercial launch, as of January 2009, of the services of the Multi-sector Support Satellite Telecommunications Project (Infrasat).

The Minister for Telecommunications and Information Technology, José Carvalho da Rocha also said that in 2008 “the inauguration of Infrasat made it possible to, amongst other things, make use of the telephone and Internet in the remotest parts of Angola.”

Carvalho da Rocha also said that in 2008 all post offices Internet centres supported by the Internet Project were computerised.(macauhub)