Google isn’t the only tech giant to be promoting a cloud-related first in Africa this week. Oracle, which already has a cloud presence on the continent, has announced plans to establish a new public cloud region in Nairobi.
Google launched its first cloud region in South Africa, a move to provide low latency cloud services to businesses in the continent.
Telecoms giant BT and Basrah Gas Company (BGC), Iraq’s largest gas flare reduction company, have announced a new agreement to securely connect BGC's operations in Iraq and help accelerate its digital transformation.
Thailand’s Digital Economy and Society Ministry has reportedly tasked state telco National Telecom (NT) to develop a managed platform that enables state agencies to access services from any cloud provider.
Philippine mobile operator Smart Communications says it has successfully tested transport network disaggregation tech that it hopes to use to make its network more efficient, flexible and scalable.