Nokia announced that du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), is deploying Nokia’s Multi-Access Gateway (MAG) to provide broadband services to residential and business users over 4G/5G fixed-wireless access (FWA), in addition to mobile services. du is leveraging the Nokia FastMile 5G gateways, MAG and Nokia professional services.

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The Nokia Mobile Networks Middle East and Africa team prioritizes the health and safety of employees, customers, and partners. Valuable insights into these safety practices were gained during recent site visits to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and partner meetings with Gravity in South Africa. Nokia’s commitment to creating a safe environment in collaboration with customers and partners is exemplified by these experiences. The recognition and appreciation of the local partner's safety approach by government authorities during a construction site visit in Addis Ababa showcases the successful implementation of the safety initiatives in Ethiopia, made possible through Nokia’s partnership with Safaricom.

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In a bid to achieve the mandate of achieving 95% digital literacy by 2030 and foster economic resilience in Nigeria through collaboration with key stakeholders, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Computer Information System Company (CISCO). The primary objective of this partnership is to promote digital transformation and bridge the digital skills gap in the country.

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Benya Group, a prominent provider of digital transformation and integrated solutions in Egypt and the MEA region, has signed a Term Sheet Agreement with Khazna Data Centers to establish Egypt’s first hyper-scale data center. The project will also see the participation of Maadi Technology Park in a trilateral Understanding Agreement. The new data center will be designed to the highest international standards for hyper-scale data centers, with an initial capacity of 25 megawatts and plans for expansion to 50 megawatts. The facility will offer services such as cloud computing, colocation and managed hosting and be located in Maadi Technology Park, with a total investment of US$250 million.

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Ericsson Egypt, in partnership with the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) and the Embassy of Sweden in Cairo, organized a successful roundtable discussion to foster knowledge-sharing and collaboration opportunities among startups, companies and entrepreneurs, with a special emphasis on the transformative role of artificial intelligence in digitizing various sectors of the country. 

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In a strong commitment to foster digitization and technological advancement in Africa, global telecommunications company Ericsson has launched the ‘AfricaInMotion’ initiative. This ambitious endeavor aims to accelerate digital transformation across the continent, enabling African nations to fully harness the potential of advanced technologies.

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Ericsson and Smart Africa Digital Academy announce the digital upskilling of 100 policymakers and regulators across 19 African countries on the various topics of emerging technologies to better promote and boost digital transformation across Africa through education and capacity building.

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