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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 6/2/2020
The African market is an important growth market for the Cloud Credential Council (CCC) - a global provider of vendor-neutral certification programs in artificial intelligence (AI), big data, blockchain, cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT).
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The Staff, 5/20/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic may be hurting economies across the globe, but public cloud providers are set to see spending on their products and services increase in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region as the crisis continues.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 5/18/2020
African mobile users could help researchers find an effective treatment for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by simply downloading an app and letting it run on their smartphones while they sleep.
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The Staff, 4/30/2020
Italian service provider Sparkle is expanding its reach into North Africa by opening a new point of presence (PoP) in Casablanca, Morocco.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 4/22/2020
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has officially launched its new AWS Africa Region in Cape Town.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/27/2020
Telecom operator Safaricom plans to accelerate cloud adoption in Kenya and across the East African region through a partnership with global cloud giant Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/19/2020
Major telco group Etisalat is set to trial open RAN solutions across its markets in Africa, the Middle East and Asia using technology from Parallel Wireless.
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The Staff, 2/10/2020
Ethiopian startup Gebeya has raised $2 million in a funding round co-led by Orange Digital Ventures and Partech and also including Consonance Investment Managers.
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The Staff, 1/21/2020
MTN Uganda and Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturer ZTE have jointly trialed East Africa's first 5G network.
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Fadi Pharaon, President of Ericsson Middle East and Africa, 4/22/2020
Africa represents a huge growth opportunity for Ericsson – from increased 4G coverage to future 5G rollouts and rising fintech adoption – the company is eager to grow its business and presence on the continent.
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