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NUANCE – May 2013

UbuntuNet network set to grow UbuntuNet Alliance in collaboration with DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) has awarded a 15 year contract to WIOCC to provide connectivity services in Southern and Eastern Africa, kicking off a two year planning and procurement phase for the AfricaConnect project. This was announced in a press release …

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NUANCE – February 2013

UbuntuNet Alliance announces the 7th Council of Members Meeting UbuntuNet Alliance wishes to inform the community and all Member NRENs that the 7th Council of Members Meeting (the Annual General Meeting of the Alliance) will be held at Protea Hotel Entebbe in Uganda on 12th April 2013. Major highlights of the Council of Members Meeting …

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NUANCE – July 2011

RENU Internal backbone Phase 1 Installed and Undergoing Tests Joseph Kimaili, Chief Network Development Officer, RENU This June, with the assistance of the Internet Educational Equal Access Foundation www.ieeaf.org (IEEAF) , the Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU) commissioned phase one of its network backbone – covering Kampala metropolitan area and Entebbe. When last …

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NUANCE – June 2010

A coming together of many minds: East African Higher Education and ICT Symposium in Kampala The two-day East African ICT & Higher Education Symposium 2010 was held in Kampala, Uganda from 27 – 28 June 2010.   The Internet Society, Verizon and the Uganda Communications Commission were catalysts of the gathering. This multi-stakeholder Symposium brought together …

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NUANCE – November 2009

Minister Awori opens UbuntuNet-Connect 2009  The Uganda Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Honourable Aggrey Awori opened the 2 day UbuntuNet-Connect 2009 on 12th November in Kampala, Uganda. The event, the biggest yet to be organised by the Alliance was hosted by RENU and brought together over 100 participants from more than 25 countries across …

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NUANCE – July 2009

SEACOM Cable goes live At long last, the SEACOM cable from London and Marseilles to South Africa was finally switched on towards the end of July 2009, ultimately connecting the coastal countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa. The cable has brought hope and excitement in the region as users expect bandwidth prices to …

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NUANCE – February 2009

AU Secretary General Visits UbuntuNet Secretariat The relationship between UbuntuNet Alliance and the Association of African Universities continues to rise as the two organizations work together: the AAU gives continental level policy leadership to research and education networking in Africa, and is also responsible for the process through which the Chairperson of the Alliance is …

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