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Africa Data Centers, a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology group, announced that it has secured a piece of land adjacent to its existing data center in Nairobi, Kenya, and plans to expand the facility up to an extra 15 MW of IT load. The build will be completed in the first half of 2024 and will add five times more capacity than the current amount.

Read more: Africa Data Centers Expands Sameer Facility in Nairobi

Motorola Solutions will demonstrate how its integrated ecosystem of technologies can help first responders in Sub-Saharan Africa stay focused on the front line while enabling public safety agencies to build greater trust within the communities they serve.

Read more: Motorola Solutions Enhances Safety and Trust at AfricaCom 2022

Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTC) has partnered with Infovista, the global leader in Network Lifecycle Automation (NLA), and selected Infovista TEMS Pocket, TEMS Paragon, TEMS Discovery and Planet products for next-generation 4G and 5G mobile network planning, testing, optimization, and benchmarking. BTC operates Botswana’s leading nationwide 4.5G/LTE-advanced network, serving people and businesses throughout the country.

Read more: BTC Selects Infovista to Improve Its Mobile Network

Cassava Technologies once again is attending the Africa Tech Festival 2022 and will present to partners and stakeholders its products and services at this year's Africa Tech Week, being held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from November 7–11, 2022.

Read more: Cassava Technologies Joins Africa Tech Festival

As the first week of COP27 comes to an end in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt’s climate change and climate financing in particular have taken center stage. COP27, or “the African COP,” as it is being called, presents an unprecedented opportunity for a unified African voice to move beyond talk to concrete action on financing for climate adaptation and mitigation.

Read more: Digital Technologies in Service Against Climate Change

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has completed the installation of Hormuud Telecom’s undersea cable landing station (CLS) in Somalia. This new critical infrastructure is projected to support economic, societal, and digital growth in the region by empowering more Somali citizens and businesses with access to the internet.

Read more: Hormuud Telecom CLS Arrives in Somalia

With a presence in about fifteen African countries, the Digital Virgo group, a global specialist in payment via telecom operators' bills and mobile money, took part in AfricaCom in Cape Town. The group's management, including the CEO, Guillaume Briche, and Mounia Terhzaz, Africa’s general manager, gave an overview of the development of Digital Virgo’s activities on the continent and announced that its customized payment platform has provided 25 million Africans with access to digital content and services in 2022.

Read more: Digital Virgo Enables Access to Digital Content and Services in Africa

Zimbabwe announced the launch of its first nano-satellite into space in a bid to help collect data to monitor disasters, boost agriculture and enhance mineral mapping. A rocket carrying the tiny satellite, dubbed ZIMSAT-1, successfully launched from Virginia in the United States alongside Uganda's first satellite as part of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA’s) multi-nation project.

Read more: Zimbabwe Launches ZimSat-1 Into Space

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