The National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ANTIC) has held a meeting in Cameroon to discuss on cybersecurity in Cameroon with the participation of the Commonwealth Telecommunication Organisation (CTO).
From the 8th to the 9th February, Cameroon will be holding the first edition of the “African Virtual Reality Show” , an initiative from Laurent Chretien who is at the head of Laval Virtual based in France the company behind the event in partnership with IAI-Cameroon.
So many Africans are interested in making the most use of the internet to develop new skills, create jobs, participate in the construction of their continent and so much more but they're facing so much barriers such as the poor penatration of the internet in the continent, digital divide, unavailability of frameworks to help them or simply the high cost of training. However, Google has decided this April 2016 to invest in the training of 1 million Africans in digital skills. Google admitted it’ll be a tough task but however persevere, and yes it's showing results.
Netflix patners with Spectranet in Nigeria for the deployment of their first dedicated server in West Africa
Netflix,the famous online TV service provider, and Spectranet, Nigeria's leading 4G internet service provider have announced their partnership in view of Netflix's deployment in Africa.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers has introduce a new standard which is still under development known as the IEEE 802.3bz-2016 that specificies the network protocols to reach a transimission speed of 2.5Gbps and 5Gbps.
Vodafone, the british telecom operator is collaborating with the sub-saharan african telecom operator Afrimax to deliver 4G LTE internet services to Africa. Zambia and Uganda are already served with their broadband internet connection. Cameroon will be the third African country to benefit from their expertise as they're giving the final touch to their deployment of their activities.