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BEAA New Collaboration for Shared Transoceanic R&E Networking Resilience

Seven leading regional and national Research and Education networks and organisations across multiple continents announced the establishment of the “Bridging Europe, Africa and the Americas” (BEAA) Collaboration, aiming to increase the resilience of their networks across a set of transoceanic links that interconnect their communities in Eastern and Southern Africa, Europe and Latin America. The …

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South America and South Africa establish their first direct connection

The night of September 17, 2020, will be remembered as the one in which Africa and South America connected for the first time, through a BGP peer established between TENET (Tertiary Education & Research Network of South Africa) and RedCLARA. The BGP peer uses the AmLight link through the SACS (South Atlantic Cable System) and WACS (West African Cable System) …

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TENET Deploys eduroam in 57 public libraries in Cape Town, South Africa

During June the City of Cape Town and the Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa (TENET) turned on the eduroam WiFi service in 57 of Cape Town’s public libraries. eduroam is a wireless roaming service that provides free Internet access to the research and education community globally. This initiative means students and staff …

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NUANCE – December 2012

Another year ends – thank you all! The year 2012 has been hectic, bringing with it moments of happiness and sadness in the UbuntuNet Alliance. One of the achievements in this year has been the launch of the network, UbuntuNet, which will provide high speed internet connectivity to the member National Research Education Networks (NRENs), …

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NUANCE – July 2012

Register now for UbuntuNet-Connect 2012 Preparations are speeding up for the UbuntuNet-Connect 2012 in Dar es Salaam and the preceeding capacity building activities. Have you registered? This is a conference you do not want to miss. Academic and applied content, networking, innovation, capacity building, field trips and many  other opportunities will be there. Among other …

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NUANCE – September 2011

AfricaConnect’s Three Musketeers: All for One and One for All Like Alexandre Dumas’ Three Musketeers, AfricaConnect’s trio of engineers – Joe Kimaili, Daniel Lete and Andrew Alston champion collaboration for the common good: all for one and one for all. Echoing the spirit of Ubuntu, these three engineers are working together with single-minded purpose to …

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NUANCE – September 2010

About this Issue Tusu, CEO, UbuntuNet Alliance In preparation for UbuntuNet-Connect 2010, we thought it would be useful to share some updates on progress among the different NRENs to prime our readers for this important annual event.  The briefs come straight from the desks of the CEOs of the member NRENs.  Any way one looks …

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NUANCE – December 2008

Carnegie Corporation of New York Grants USD999,520 to UbuntuNet Alliance UbuntuNet Alliance is pleased to acknowledge with thanks a grant of USD999,520 over three years starting January 2009 to support activities under the ambitious programme of Consolidating Research and Education Networking in Africa.  The Grant, approved subject to other development partners who participated in the …

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