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2:50
Friday

Econet’s DPA announces new commercial power supply partnership in Kenya

Alliance with Électricité De France aims to accelerate access to affordable solar energy.
3:40

COVID-19 a clear opportunity to cement cloud strategy

Experts deep-dive into market trends at ITWeb virtual Cloud, Data Centre and DevOps Summit.
1:50

Zimbabwe establishes national datacentre amid concern over data privacy

Despite criticism, authorities insist the resource will help digitalise departments and reinforce e-government strategy.
2:30

9mobile affirms support for Lagos' Smart City initiative

Big data and data mining as the lifeline of a smart city says telco’s CEO.
2:10

Paratus’ ITA secures VMware Cloud status for Angola datacentre

ITA/Paratus offers a service running on top of the complete VMware Cloud infrastructure.
1:50
Wednesday

Spotify hears Africa’s call and officially enters fresh markets

Global music streaming service announces availability in several countries.
2:40

RuralStar Ghana project targets potential 4.5m disconnected

Huawei-backed project aims to deploy over 2000 RuralStar base stations.
5:20

Nutanix extends ransomware protections to help secure customers’ IT environments

Protections include new threat monitoring and detection, as well as more granular data replication and robust access controls.
3:20
Monday

Future-proof network infrastructure when deploying IIOT

Global network infrastructure specialist Siemon appeals to businesses in Middle East, India and Africa.
3:50

5G is coming. Here’s what it could mean for South Africa.

Research by MIT indicates that, between 2020 and 2035, 5G's contribution to global GDP will be roughly the size of India's entire economy says Samantha Naidoo, Telco Industry Value Advisor at SAP Africa.
2:40

One simple solution for the new norm

Customers have a single point of contact, full accountability and a set of guarantees – all impossible to achieve with multiple service providers says Shawn Bruwer of Paratus Botswana.
3:10

South Africa’s SigniFlow makes early impression down under

Company announces first distributor agreement in Australia with Bluechip Infotech.