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João Lourenço wants to invest more in telecommunications

The President of the Republic said that the State will continue to invest in the telecommunications sector, with the construction of more satellites and other infrastructure to ensure that communications “help develop the country”.


After inaugurating the Satellite Control and Mission Centre, located in the Funda area, Luanda province, João Lourenço stressed the "extreme importance" of these projects and referred that "the financial capacity can be arranged".

"We believe that the project is extremely important. This center can hold up to three satellites, the other two will have to be acquired over time, it's a matter of programming. If there isn't capacity today, there will be tomorrow, which is worth it." it is the intention to complete the project, it is not complete and we are committed to completing it no matter how long it takes", he said.

According to the President, in addition to the satellite, there are investments to be made on land, in order to guarantee that communications help to develop the country, that they are at the service of the Angolan economy, for which "they will continue to be made".

The President stressed that in terms of optical fibre, cable transmission, an investment had already been made that currently allows connecting Angola to the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo by cable.

"There has to be a combination of sources for transmitting voice and image signals via satellite, cable and other forms of transmission, other investments will certainly be made to guarantee the best possible quality of telecommunications in our country," he said. him.

According to the head of state, it is important to ensure quality, that the connection is uninterrupted, aspects that the satellite guarantees.

"With the launch of this satellite [Angosat-2] and its entry into operation, Angola gains from all points of view. We are going to improve our telecommunications, media, voice and image, they will improve too, they will benefit from this important project agriculture, science in general, education", he underlined.

In October last year, Angola successfully launched the Angosat-2, manufactured in Russia, the second device built by the European country, after the first, the Angosat-1, failed in December 2017.

The Satellite Control and Mission Center was built on a total surface of 6617 square meters and has 47 compartments equipped with technical and technological means, with the capacity to ensure the tracking, monitoring and operation of satellites, as disclosed by the Angop agency.


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