Rwandatel, Cisco and Seven Seas Technologies - Rwanda

Rwandatel, the country's second largest telecom operator, has signed a partnership deal with CISCO system and Seven Seas Technologies. The agreement will also allow Rwandatel share experience from the rest of the world and East Africa in delivering managed services to corporate clients. This will be through the provision of special consultancy services to expand Rwandatel's network architecture and performance.

* University of Ibadan and Electronic Testing Company Ltd - Nigeria

The university of Ibadan (UI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Electronic Testing Company Limited (eTC) for the conduct of computer-based tests and examinations at the institution. Since its take off in August last year, eTC has made in-roads to over 30 higher institutions in the country with eleven of them already signing an MOU with his company.

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