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E3+P is Extensia’s exclusive collaboration with international Executive and Corporate Education providers Rib & Wit, to offer a premier digital leadership programme. The five modules in the programme can be taken individually or in any combination of 1, 2,3,4 or all 5 modules in any...

BringCom Incorporated, a provider of connectivity solutions to developing countries, has reached a tentative agreement to acquire African network service provider Datanet. Established in 1999, Datanet operates in Uganda and Kenya and offers corporate network connectivity as well as secure and reliable wholesale access services. It...

5 May 2017 – At the Innovation Africa Digital Summit held in Uganda last week, World Telecom Labs (WTL) called on regulators to use USF money to build wholesale networks in rural Africa – and to reallocate unused spectrum for these networks. With infrastructure sharing now common across...

Misaligned incentives and executive overconfidence are making it easier for attackers to infiltrate organisations. Intel Security, in partnership with the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), today released “Tilting the Playing Field: How Misaligned Incentives Work Against Cybersecurity,” a global report and survey revealing three...

Business LoanFor CEO's planning their strategies to expand into new vertical markets, diversify, require upgrades on legacy infrastructure or having to reach to new geographical areas, or planning specific targeted projects may require short term investment or long term capital input via a strategic partner Different types of funding is always required for different reasons and can be sourced on the basis of the terms and conditions of the financier and negotiation.  This is a constant requirement when planning a large project or a company looking at consolidating it's resources to gain liquidity. Although Extensia Bridge is not a registered financial institution, we do provide professional procurement consultation to source the right funding partner an be it a strategic partner. We have local and International strategic finance partners and associations, due to our 15 year industry focus within the Telecoms ecosystem for various African companies.  We assist our customers to procure Partners (joint-venture), Equity and Asset backed funding for Telecoms, Energy and certain broad-based projects. Examples include data centres, infrastructure including legacy infrastructure renewal services (example: 3G to 4G to 5G hardware), by sourcing an appropriate local or International service provider or finance partner could be complex and more than most, the two requirements necessitate the combination of both contributors.

The cloud shift continues. Cloud computing remained a hot topic in 2016, as a growing number of firms moved more aggressively to unplug their own data centers and shift operating software and infrastructure to the cloud. Companies like General Electric and Netflix in 2016 decided to drastically reduce or eliminate their data centers,...

Whichever way you look at it, Africa’s telecoms market is the fastest growing in the world and has the greatest potential of any region. This is because it is still at the lowest base point of any continent and also because of rapid growth and...

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