The seemingly insatiable demand by users for more data has taken many players in the African telecom and communications sector by surprise. To keep up with demand, new infrastructure is often needed and particularly data centres - the heart and brain of any network.
Since its acquisition of iWayAfrica and Africa Online, pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks has focused on the development of its terrestrial and satellite network products and solutions.
Late last week saw the African Union Commission (AUC) launch the internet exchange point (IXP) in Swaziland which will contribute to bringing efficiency in the routing of intra-country internet traffic and more secure exchange of intra-country internet traffic.
A new partnership has been formed between the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Nigerian telecommunications company, MainOne, which will see the university benefit from high-speed internet bandwidth connectivity on campus.