The cross-continent support of the global tech community has culminated in a sold-out GITEX AFRICA 2023, with an expansion phase now underway as construction ramps up on a purpose-built super venue in Marrakech, Morocco, for Africa’s largest and most influential tech and start-up event. 

Read more: Organizers of GITEX AFRICA Getting Ready to Meet Continent’s High Global Tech Interests

MEF, a global industry association of network, cloud, and technology providers accelerating enterprise digital transformation, announced its first annual Global Network-as-a-Service Event (GNE), designed to showcase the latest developments and roadmaps for secure network-as-a-service (NaaS) offerings for enterprises and businesses.

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Ericsson has enhanced its remote management feature on Etisalat Egypt by e&’s network by implementing the Ericsson Smart Connected Site solution, enabling diesel generators that run in shorter bursts to save up to 40% in fuel costs and carbon dioxide emissions.

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The 11th edition of inwi DAYS proved a resounding success, showcasing the best of Retail Tech from Moroccan entrepreneurs and startups. The event, which focused on the digitization of the retail sector, featured panels and pitch sessions that addressed the challenges of the industry and highlighted technology solutions that improve the shopping experience for both consumers and retailers.

Read more: inwi DAYS 11th Edition Boosts Moroccan Retail Tech Startups

Google's artificial intelligence (AI) technology has surprised researchers by learning a new language without any guidance. Google CEO Sundar Pichai has discussed the company's cautious approach to artificial intelligence (AI). The tech giant has delayed several AI projects in recent years, citing concerns over security and public perception. This has allowed OpenAI and Microsoft to take the lead in the AI race, despite Google's significant resources.

Read more: Google Stunned as AI Learns New Language Without Assistance

The 2Africa ship has successfully completed its journey, landing on the Mediterranean coast in Port Said, Egypt. The 2Africa project is a collaboration between several telecom giants, including Facebook, China Mobile International, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, STC, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC. Its aim is to provide reliable and affordable internet access to over 1.3 billion people in Africa and the Middle East, improving connectivity for businesses and individuals alike.

Read more: 2Africa Ship in Port Said: A New Era of Global Connectivity

The growing need for faster speeds and instant, reliable services is driving telecommunications providers to improve networks and services in order to meet the dramatic increase in communication demand. As data consumption increases, the various network segments and the interfaces between them must grow their capacities to serve this traffic.

Read more: Is the Mobile Network Ready For 5G VoNR?

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