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Network Infrastructure  |  Facebook, MTN And Vodafone Partner To Deploy Undersea Cable For Cheaper Internet In Africa

Facebook, Vodafone, MTN and others have just announced plans to roll out Africa’s largest undersea cable – which aims to lower data prices. The 2Africa cable is expected to go live between 2023 and 2024. It is being built by ...
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Mobile Platforms  |  Facebook Expands Coronavirus Information Centre Across Africa

Facebook has announced that it is rolling out its Coronavirus Information Centre to 24 more countries across Africa in a bid to deliver accurate news from trusted health authorities. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Centre appears at the top of the ...
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Facebook And Nigerian Communications Commission To Collaborate On Infrastructure Development

The social networking platform, Facebook, is seeking collaboration opportunities with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to boost connectivity. A Facebook delegation led by Ibrahim Ba met with the NCC at a conference last week Thursday. Ba said that there’s a ...

Facebook Appoints New Director For Africa And Middle East

Derya MatraÅÿ has been named as the Regional Director of Facebook in Africa, the Middle East and Turkey. In a statement, the social media giant said that in this role, MatraÅÿ would lead Facebook to serve communities and businesses, and ...

MainOne And Facebook Join Forces To Provide Open-Access Fibre Network In Nigeria

MainOne Nigeria has announced that it has partnered with Facebook to roll out a metro fibre infrastructure project in two states of Nigeria. According to a statement issued by MainOne, the internet solutions provider is building and operating 750 km ...

Vodafone And Facebook To Roll Out Express Wifi In Ghana

Facebook has joined forces with Vodafone Ghana to introduce an Express Wi-Fi facility in many of the residential areas of Ghana. The service gives Ghanaian citizens living in distant areas that have a shortage of fiber optic cables access to ...

Facebook Closes Deal To Install Optical Fiber In Uganda

Facebook and Uganda have not always had the best of relationships. Last August Facebook announced that it would be halting its services in the country, but now, because of the introduction of the tax on social networks, Facebook has changed ...

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