Kenyan govt signs KES 17.5 bln deal to develop Konza Data Centre and smart cities project with Huawei

Monday 29 April 2019 | 09:46 CET | News
The Kenyan and Chinese governments have signed a KES 17.5 billion deal to develop the Konza Data Centre and smart cities facilities project to be undertaken by Huawei. The scheme was conceived in 2017 by the ICT ministry and Huawei, and entails the development of infrastructure including the National Cloud Data Centre, Smart ICT Network, Public Safe City and Smart Traffic Solution, and Government Cloud and Enterprise Service.

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