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December 2010 Blog Posts (7)

ConnectWise Cloud Expands to Africa

ConnectWise,  announced today it has successfully launched its African Cloud, expanding the geographic reach of its cloud platform to a fourth continent.  With an

estimated one-third of its 45,000 North American, European, Australian and African users now connected to ConnectWise Cloud instead of on-premises software, the expansion assures local performance and local protection for these users.…



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Added by Linda Larbie on December 23, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

MILLICOM INTERNATIONAL CELLULAR S.A. - CREATION OF NEW TOWERS COMPANY IN DRC

Millicom International Cellular S.A. today announces that its subsidiary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo , Oasis has agreed to sell 729 towers to Helios Towers DRC , a direct subsidiary of Helios Towers Africa . As a result of the transaction, Tigo DRC will receive at least $45 million of cash up front and will retain a significant minority interest in HTD.



Additionally, Tigo DRC and HTD have entered into…

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Added by Linda Larbie on December 22, 2010 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Brightstar Expands into Africa through Agreement with Research In Motion

Brightstar Corp., a global services company providing solutions to manufacturers, operators, retailers, and enterprises in the telecommunications industry, today announced an expansion of its distribution agreement with Research In Motion into Africa.

Brightstar will leverage and expand its presence in Africa and begin distributing BlackBerry(R) products to seven countries in the Sub Sahara Africa region,…

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Added by Linda Larbie on December 14, 2010 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Omidyar Network Supports Innovations in Mobile Technology With Grant to Praekelt Foundation in Africa

Omidyar Network today announced an $825,000 grant to Praekelt Foundation to support its pioneering use of mobile technology to drive positive social change. Funded through Omidyar Network's Government Transparency investment area, the grant will be used to extend the Foundation's mobile technology platforms across Africa. Built to take advantage of rapidly growing mobile penetration throughout the continent, these mobile platforms will provide the technological foundation and infrastructure for… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on December 8, 2010 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Commonwealth Representatives to Focus on ICT Investments for Development at Global Summit for Emerging Markets

Information and Communications Technology provides the building blocks to build societies and fuel economic growth. However for successful implementation investment partnerships must be established across the international community. In joining forces, The Commonwealth Telecom Organization and BroadGroup TMT Ventures are organising a compelling content-rich ICT Finance Emerging Markets Global Summit 2010 from the 6-7 December 2010 at the BIS Conference Centre in London. Focusing on “Developing… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on December 6, 2010 at 1:54pm — No Comments

The Second Accra Business Club Networking Event

It is my pleasure to announce



The Second Accra Business Club Networking Event



Tuesday 7 December - 18:00



Monsoon



Osu Food Court

021-78 23 07

Oxford Street Osu

Accra Ghana



You are more than welcome to join us. Please confirm your attendance by sending an e-mail to Bas Vlugt - bas@basvlugt.nl



I am looking forward to meeting you all at… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on December 5, 2010 at 12:53pm — No Comments

“Expect Change in ICT in Africa” Says ICT Africa Summit 2010 Organizer

ICT AFRICA SUMMIT is an event promoting ICT as a means to accelerate economic development in Africa under the theme “Regional Integration through ICT networks.”



200 high level delegates and 25exhibitors are expected to take part in a well-placed agenda ,which will include plenary sessions, thematic breakaway sessions, ministerial forums, and one-to-one business meetings between participants and ICT Africa Summit 2010 exhibitors.



ICT Africa Summit 2010 welcome note will be… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on December 1, 2010 at 2:41pm — No Comments

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