Communications Africa weekly digest - 23rd - 27th October

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UTL partners with WIOCC to speedy internet service in Uganda 

The Uganda Telecom (UTL) has signed an internet capacity partnership agreement with the West Indian Ocean Cable Company (WIOCC), a move that aims to increase an easy access to higher data capacity and faster internet speed for the citizens in Uganda at an affordable rate. Click here to read the full story

Leader in online gaming,, selects Angonix, one of Africa’s largest IXP 

Angola’s largest IXP welcomes as its first remote peering customer. Click here to read the full story.  

Carbon Black: Dark web ransomware economy growing at 2,500 per cent annually 

With increased specialisation in the ransomware supply chain, some ransomware sellers are earning hundred thousand dollar salaries from the ballooning underground economy. Click here to read the full story.  

Modex announces initial coin offering 

Modex is building upon its existing fintech payment application, Moneymailme and announced the new launch in Financial Times Arab Banking and Finance report. Click here to read the full story.   

Univet celebrate 20 years at A+A with VisionAR safety glasses 

Technology within safety wear has almost existed, and as technology increases, we get safer. Univet has raised the bar in what utilising technology within already established safety wear can do and paints a picture for safer workers. Click here to read the full story.  

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