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Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 7/19/2017
A data center, the global colocation data center operator Equinix once noted, is a "power plant with fiber." This statement encapsulates the significant challenge that the need for steady source of power poses to African data center operators.
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The Staff, 7/17/2017
AfricaCom, the continent's largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms conference and exhibition, is adding a Technology Arena to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the event, which this year takes place in Cape Town on November 7-9.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/13/2017
Cloud services giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) is planning to open a data center in South Africa to better serve enterprise customers on the continent, an AWS executive hinted during a recent summit in Cape Town.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/12/2017
Wholesale telecom operator Angola Cables has extended its international network to three European facilities operated by carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data center operator Interxion .
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/26/2017
Ambitious pan-African network operator Liquid Telecom is seeking to raise US$700 million to help refinance its debt and to fund further expansion.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/20/2017
NICE, France -- NGON 2017 -- The market for cloud services has started to pick up in Nigeria and will help to drive the digital transformation in a country that is home to 186 million people and more than 20 million small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/12/2017
Tigo Rwanda has taken a bold step in its IT transformation program by switching to a hosted platform from Ericsson for its BSS (business support system) functions.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 6/6/2017
The West African telecommunications sector is experiencing renewed enthusiasm from both regulators and operators alike around forging partnerships and harmonising the regions disparate telecommunications regulations. These efforts from both sides seek to spearhead more widespread connectivity rollouts across West Africa. Honing in on these key issues ...
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/26/2017
Safaricom has invested 200 million Kenyan Shillings (US$1.94 million) in a technology lab that will enable it to test potential new services quickly and bring new services and applications to market faster.
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