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MAREN Unveils Plans To Launch Research Radio And Television Station

In a groundbreaking move, the Malawi Research and Education Network (MAREN) has announced plans to launch a dedicated research-focused radio and television station as part of its visionary 2024-2028 Strategic Plan. The initiative is set to address the critical issue of limited research dissemination, with the aim of making valuable research more accessible to a …

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MAREN And ASNET-AM Launch Twinning Project To Boost ICT Skills And Collaboration

High-Performance Computing, Big Data Analytics, and Communication Workshops Mark the Commencement of NREN Twinning Project The Malawi Research and Education Network (MAREN) and ASNET-AM, the National Research and Education Network of Armenia, have inaugurated their NREN Twinning Project, marked by a series of workshops focusing on High-Performance Computing (HPC), Big Data Analytics, Communication, and Marketing. …

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Empowering Research and Education Networks: UbuntuNet Alliance Holds MPLS Workshop in Malawi.

In a significant stride towards enhancing the capabilities of Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in Africa, the UbuntuNet Alliance organized the MPLS Applications for NRENs workshop in Lilongwe, Malawi. The event, which has taken place from September 25th to 29th, 2023, has been hosted by the incumbent NREN in Malawi, the Malawi Research and Education …

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Malawian Academic And Research Institutions To Enjoy Faster Networks

Research and education institutions on the Malawi Research and Education Network (MAREN) will soon start experiencing faster sharing of information and resources between themselves and their peers, following plans by MAREN to adopt a new networking routing system. MAREN CEO Solomon Dindi made the pledge on Monday in Lilongwe during the opening of a five-day …

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MAREN Urges Researchers To Utilize High-Performance Computing

In a bid to accelerate scientific discoveries and technological advancements, the Malawi National Research and Education Network (Maren) has called upon researchers across the nation to tap into the potential of High-Performance Computing (HPC) systems available at the network´s offices at the Kamuzu College of Health Sciences (KUHeS) in Blantyre. Maren Chief Executive Officer, Solomon …

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MAREN Invades UbuntuNet Alliance

The Malawi Research and Education Network (MAREN), led by its CEO Mr. Solomon DIndi, made a visit to the UbuntuNet Alliance secretariat in Lilongwe, Malawi. This visit marked not only a gesture of goodwill but also a strategic move towards fostering collaboration in the realm of research and education in the African region. The primary …

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MAREN Leads In IPv6 Traffic In Malawi

The Malawi Research and Education Network (MAREN) has emerged as Malawi’s leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) on the amount of Internet traffic using the new Internet Numbering system, Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6).  According to data from APNIC, the regional internet registry for Asia and Pacific,  MAREN contributes at least 60% seconded by SIMBANET and …

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Advancing SDG 9: African RENs’ Role in Building Resilient Infrastructure and Fostering Innovation

In today’s rapidly evolving world, the importance of achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cannot be overstated. Among these goals, SDG 9 holds particular significance as it focuses on building resilient infrastructure, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and fostering innovation. This goal serves as a critical foundation for societal growth and development, facilitating …

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MAREN High Performance Computing Facility Excites Malawian Researchers

Researchers, faculty members and students in higher education institution in Malawi are eagerly anticipating the launch of new high-performance computing (HPC) facilities that will provide them with the computational power they need to accelerate their research. The HPC facilities, managed by the Malawi Research and Education Network (MAREN) on behalf of the Malawi government, will …

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Three From the UbuntuNet Alliance Region Set to Attend TNC 2023 Via the Emerging NREN Programme

Incorporating NREN staff members from emerging NRENs into one of the biggest research and education annual conferences, TNC, is a priority for the organizers, GÉANT. Through the Emerging NREN programme, GÉANT has been able to ensure the attendance of 65 participants from 37 different countries since 2018. This year, 2 more participants from the UbuntuNet …

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