News Update - Telecoms and ICT in Africa - Issue No 1041 on 20 November 2020

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The beginning of Sub-Saharan Africa’s Cloud journey – new report identifies investment and trends

20 November 2020

This week sees a new report – African Interconnection Report: Analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa’s Cloud and Data Centre Ecosystem – that looks at where data centres and cloud service providers are operating and what they are doing. The report has been produced by Balancing Act in partnership with PCCW Global. 2020 has been a significant year for Africa’s cloud ecosystem. Considerable new investment is going into carrier-neutral data centres across Sub-Saharan Africa and slowly but surely the adoption of cloud services is gathering pace. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has led many businesses to accelerate adoption of cloud services…