SEACOM celebrates 15 years of boosting connectivity in Africa

SEACOM first went live in South Africa, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Djibouti in 2009, following the completion of its first undersea cable connecting Asia and Europe.
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Cofinity inks partnership deals with African data centre providers

The company says the rate of technological adoption and digitisation in Africa is growing, necessitating the need for highly secure data centre facilities.

IXAfrica, Schneider Electric launch Kenya's first hyperscale data centre

The new facility is already operational as a carrier-neutral, AI-ready data centre, boasting to be East Africa's largest and most technologically advanced digital habitat for cloud, colocation, and connectivity.

Huawei shares insights into building data centres of the future

Huawei shared its latest views on the layout of data centres in Africa, to help carriers take the lead in the artificial intelligence era.

Huawei urges Africa to adopt AI, cloud tech to boost digital economy

Yesterday, Huawei demonstrated its Pangu AI models, which can deliver industry-specific solutions in mining, smart city management, and weather forecasting.

Video: Africa Data Centres sets lofty goals for Africa

Africa Data Centres says its growth plans are underway, and the company has identified opportunities from Morocco to Cape Town.

Telecom Egypt signs $600m deal to upgrade infrastructure

The multi-million dollar infrastructure deal was this week signed on the second day of the Egypt-EU Investment Conference launched by the president of Egypt El Sisi and EU president Ursula Von Der Leyen.

MTN Rwanda reports significant gains on 4G expansion

MTN Rwanda says it is exploring strategic alliances and aligning with the government's digital services policy to enable connectivity.

More than 500 towers being constructed in Zambia

The minister said the towers' expansion will enable Zambians access government-provided online services.

Nigerian court dismisses base stations lawsuit against ATC, MTN

The lawsuit sought to prevent the two companies from constructing or operating base transceiver stations “within close proximity” to stations owned by IHS.
Jun 21, 2024

Camtel pens infrastructure sharing deal

Camtel says it has prioritised network expansion and aims to achieve nationwide coverage by 2030.
Jun 20, 2024

IFC, Proparco, RMB partner WIOCC to expand digital infrastructure

With the new funds, WIOCC Group plans to develop its core and edge data centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, and South Africa.
Jun 7, 2024

IEX cable connecting Europe to India lands in Egypt

The undersea system landed in Egypt at two cable landing stations: Zafarana2 in the Red Sea and Sidi Kerir on the Mediterranean, connecting two seas and continents.