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Cloud outlook getting clearer

Unified communications (UC) cloud delivery outlook is getting brighter as bandwidth supply and costs are addressed. By itself, the proposed value of cloud-based computing is compelling. With low upfront investment and predictable on-going costs, cloud offers enterprises scalability. Capacity can be opened...

East African undersea cables remain unfixed

It has been three weeks since an underwater cable was damaged off the Kenyan cost, leaving East African companies and businesses frustrated as they await telecom services to return to normal. Chris Wood, WIOCC Chief Executive, called the situation “very...

Kenyan undersea cable goes live in April

The Lower Indian Ocean Network (LION2), Kenya's fourth submarine cable, will become fully operational in April this year, the local telecommunications ministry revealed on Thursday. The LION2 cable is a 3000 km line extending from Nyali, via the island of Mayotte,...

MTN Rwanda blames upgrades for disruptions

MTN Rwanda claims upgrades are responsible for local network disruptions. Subscribers have experienced network problems recently due to 3G network upgrades. Responding to complaints about disruptions, MTN re-routed all its traffic, sourcing additional capacity from various service providers, doubling available bandwidth. On...

Telkom increases data caps

South Africa's telecommunication company, Telkom today announced that data caps on its TelkomInternet AllAccess products would be permanently increased at no additional charge. The announcement follows a 3 month free blended data promotion. In July this year the company announced a...

AITEC Africa Mozambique countdown begins

AITEC Africa has assembled  over 40 local and international speakers to make presentations at this year’s ICT Congress to be held in Mozambique. According to the press statement, AITEC Africa, establised in 1987, has been focussed on ICT publishing, event...

Enterprise VOIP – how to engineer for the real-world

South African companies have for many years, shied away from Voice over IP (VOIP) telephony solutions because of our legacy of slow and expensive bandwidth, says Stephen Davies of Connection Telecom. Much has improved over the last two years though. The introduction...

Nigerian University gets network infrastructure

Elizade University, a new Nigerian university due to open its campus for student admission into degree programmes, will deploy Layer3 infrastructure to build a comprehensive and converged campus network. “The university requires a single network infrastructure to deliver a wide...

Take voice recording to the cloud

Cloud computing and hosted services are currently taking up a lot of 'airtime' as more and less costly bandwidth becomes accessible and companies begin to recognise the benefits of this mode. Conventional wisdom is to first migrate those services that...

Globacom taking on Nigeria’s internet problems

Globacom Nigeria, the country’s second national carrier is set to take competition in bandwidth services to a new level as it plans to offer cheaper prices to internet service providers in Nigeria. With this development, more Nigerian cities will soon...
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Global Strategic Alliance to Deliver Comprehensive Cyber Resiliency

Kyndryl and Veeam Software have established a strategic alliance aimed at delivering resilient services to customers globally. This partnership integrates...
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