Kenya: Seacom Opens Up Internet to Kenyan Techies
Friday, August 30, 2013
Nairobi — Fibre optic cable provider SEACOM has given 100 MegaBytes per Second (mbps) of internet connectivity to four innovation centers in Kenya to enhance their capacity to generate local content for a global audience.
The centers – iHub, m:Lab, NaiLab and 88mph – will now benefit from super fast internet speeds to launch their applications on the internet.
SEACOM’s Country Manager Joseph Muriithi said with this 100mbps of internet connectivity, Kenya’s technology entrepreneurs and innovators will now be able to work on online projects that would have otherwise been difficult.
“One of the core drivers of SEACOM’s strategy is to fast track African ICT skills and enterprise development by leveraging its existing internet infrastructure to provide internet connectivity in-kind, support to universities, high schools, ICT innovation centers, plus ICT learning and training centers throughout Africa”, said Muriithi.