Despite many claims to energy efficiency, data centres still have questions to answer about water usage, something highlighted by a Chilean environmental court’s partial reversal of a permit allowing Google to build a data centre in the country.
Equitel, Finserve's mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), has announced the debut of its 5G network in Kenya. It is the first Kenyan MVNO to roll out 5G.
Mastercard and MTN Group Fintech have signed a multi-market agreement that will use Mastercard’s technology and capabilities to support MTN’s ambition to become Africa’s largest fintech platform for both merchants and consumers.
Indonesian operator Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison and India’s Tech Mahindra, an information technology services and consulting company, have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at MWC 2024 to build Garuda, a large language model (LLM) to preserve Bahasa Indonesia, the official and national language of Indonesia and its dialects.
Among a number of significant announcements at MWC 2024 by Orange Middle East & Africa (OMEA), a major telecom player in the region, have been collaborations with Microsoft and the World Bank.