News Update - Telecoms and ICT in Africa - Issue No 1049 on 1 April 2021

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Raxio’s delayed Tier III carrier-neutral data centre in Uganda looks set for May launch, also it has broken ground in Ethiopia and is looking to start in DRC

1 April 2021

The Covid-19 year has delayed capital projects across Africa so it’s good to see Raxio’s delayed Tier III carrier-neutral data centre in Uganda now set to launch in May. Russell Southwood spoke to Robert Mullins, CEO Raxio Data Centre. When I last spoke to Mullins in August 2019 (https://www.balancingact-africa.com/news/telecoms-en/45806/raxio-on-course-to-launch-new-tier-iii-carrier-neutral-data-centre-in-uganda-its-investor-first-brick-holdings-wants-to-launch-four-more-by-2021 ), it was before the Covid-19 pandemic and he had wanted to open its carrier neutral data centre in Uganda on 1 January 2020. But Covid-19 came along and made things much more complicated and the launch date is now set for May. The last pieces of equipment are being commissioned…