Glo and Ceragon - Nigeria
Globacom Nigeria (Glo) has signed a contract with wireless backhaul network equipment and services provider Ceragon Networks, for its FibeAir IP-10 solution. Glo will utilise the backhauling voice and data services as part of its broadband access solutions portfolio for enterprise users.
Vodafone and Rackspace Hosting - Africa
Rackspace Hosting says that it has been chosen by Vodafone to host and support the M-PESA mobile banking platform. As part of the deal, Rackspace utilises satellite streaming technology to send and receive real time transaction data using clustered database servers. It also provides managed back-up and dedicated hosting of all application and web servers.The system will handle three million transactions per day.