Cisco has achieved a significant milestone through its collaboration with TD Africa, a leading technology solutions provider in Sub-Saharan Africa, to establish the Cisco EDGE Center in Lagos, Nigeria. This innovative hub is located within the Tech Experience Centre and functions as an incubator, granting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMMEs) access to state-of-the-art Cisco communication and collaboration technology, alongside comprehensive training and empowerment programs. Furthermore, SMMEs will have the invaluable opportunity to connect with global Cisco experts who can assist them in shaping business ideas in the digital landscape.

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As climate change drives global temperatures to unprecedented highs, weather extremes are becoming more frequent. Traditional weather prediction methods demand substantial computing power, but a groundbreaking solution has emerged. Huawei's Pangu-Weather AI model, developed by Huawei Cloud, promises a remarkable 10,000-fold improvement in prediction speeds, enabling weather forecasts within seconds.

Read more: Huawei's Pangu-Weather: Real-Time AI Weather Predictions Now Available to Public

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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Nokia Bell Labs is deploying the first cellular network on the Moon to showcase that cellular technologies can provide the critical communications needs for future lunar or Martian missions. For the first time, the company is unveiling the details of its lunar mission, detailing the reasons for a Moon voyage, exploring the possible applications for cellular communications in such lunar and Mars exploration and describing the upcoming mission from launch to conclusion.

Read more: A Closer Look: Unveiling Nokia's Ambitious Lunar Expedition

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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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.

Read more: CISCO, NITDA Partner to Drive Digital Transformation and Literacy in Nigeria

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