Turkish conglomerate Yda plans data centre in Rwanda

Friday 22 June 2012 | 10:59 CET | News
Turkish multi-industry holding group Yda is in talks with the Rwanda Development Board's (RDB's) ICT department to invest in a data centre in the country, IT Web reported. Rwanda has become a 'sweet spot' for Turkish investors after the opening of a Rwandan consulate in Istanbul last September.The data centre will be in addition to the USD 5 million National Data Centre (NDC) co-financed by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). The RDB hopes that these inputs and other ICT-related investments will make Rwanda East Africa's ICT hub, as it reduces its dependency on agriculture.

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