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Vol 1 (AAC) No 12

Published 1st October 2008

Seoul's high-tech axis

IT cooperation centres for Cameroon and an internet backbone for Rwanda

Seoul is using its expertise in information and communications technologies (ICT) to break into Africa’s growing high-tech market. Korea Telecom has a US$38 million contract with the Rwandan government to supply a broadband internet backbone with 36 nodes across the country by late 2009. However, Korea Telecom did not make the shortlist of bidders for Rwanda’s third cellular licence.

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