Raxio lays foundation stone for Cacuaco DC

27 September 2023

Raxio Group has laid the foundation stone for the construction of its state-of-the-art data centre in the district of Cacuaco, on the outskirts of Luanda. Raxio Angola is the first independent and neutral Tier III certified data centre in the country.

Angola’s digital and telecommunications ecosystems have been developing rapidly, with the country already achieving an internet penetration rate of approximately 27%. New connectivity service providers are entering the market and other providers are improving their networks, presence, and services. This new data centre will provide an opportunity for the country to add to its position as a strategic digital ecosystem for the region, creating a hub for peering and driving regional and international digital traffic.

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Tanzania to connect Malawi to NICTBB

15 September 2023

Tanzania will connect Malawi to its National Information and Communications Technology Broadband (NICTBB) under clauses of a commercial agreement signed between the Tanzania Telecommunications Corporation (TTCL) and the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Limited (ESCOM), to strengthen cooperation between the two nations in the field of ICT.

Minister of information, communication and information technology of Tanzania Nape Nnauye said that Malawi will be connected through the Kasumulo area on the border between the two countries in Kyela district, in the Mbeya region. The cooperation also includes strengthening technological expertise in Malawi to facilitate ICT investments.

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Array Networks and Luna Technologies to bring cybersecurity to Malawi

07 September 2023

Array Networks, a multinational networking and security company, is expanding into Malawi through a partnership with Luna Technologies, a WAN and network solutions distributor.

Array Networks technologies like Web Application Firewall, AG Series SSL VPN, and DDoS protection will be introduced into the Malawi market with the agreement. Luna will offer Array’s APV Series Application Delivery Controller, Web Application Firewall, AVX Series Network hyper integrated Infrastructure, and range of solutions to corporations, banks, and government organisations across its network in Malawi.

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Uganda launches 2023-2027 digital transformation roadmap

07 September 2023

The Ugandan government has launched a roadmap for Uganda’s digital transformation covering 2023-2027. The document was developed in collaboration with various stakeholders, including the United Nations Program for development (UNDP).

“The Digital Transformation Roadmap represents a bold vision for the future of our nation, one that is not only driven by technology, but in which technology serves as a catalyst for sustainable development, economic growth and improving the livelihoods of all Ugandans,” said Chris Baryomunsi, minister of ICT and national guidance.

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