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Vice President, Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, delivers the keynote address at Rack Centre/PwC webinar on ‘Africa: the next digital frontier’

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 19 April 2021 – Vice President, Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, will, on April 28th, 2021, deliver the opening keynote remarks at the ‘Africa: The Next Digital Frontier: Compelling Economic Imperatives’ webinar holding in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Rack Centre, West Africa’s carrier-neutral Tier III Constructed Certified Facility colocation data Centre, in collaboration with leading professional services firm, PwC Nigeria, are hosting the webinar. 

The webinar has attracted local and international panellists, such as Dr Maryam Lawal- Technical Specialist, World Bank; Andrew Nevin– Partner, West Africa Financial Services Leader and Chief Economist, PwC Nigeria; Kabir Chal – Director Real Estate, Actis and Femi Osinubi – Partner, West Africa Technology Leader, PwC Nigeria.  

The webinar will look into economic imperatives to Africa’s digital transformation, the business opportunities linked to the continent’s demographic and economic fundamentals, and the underpinning technology platforms for Africa’s new emerging opportunities.

Speaking on the webinar, Dr Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director of Rack Centre, said “there could not be a better time to hold a seminar such as this.

Understanding the macroeconomic trends shaping internet /content infrastructure in Africa, the challenges on the continent and how to overcome them whilst identifying and maximising opportunities for digital and content technologies is vital”.

“We are appreciative and more than pleased that the Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Osibanjo, will be part of the webinar, and it demonstrates the importance that he and the government attach to economic transformation in Nigeria and Africa at large through technology,”  said  Femi Osinubi, Partner & Technology Leader West Market Area, PwC Nigeria.

Registration Link:

Africa: The Next Digital Frontier Webinar Registration Link: https://rack-centre.com/interconnect-days/

About Rack Centre

Founded in 2012, Rack Centre is the only carrier-neutral Tier III Constructed Facility Certified data centre in Africa and focuses solely on providing best in class data centre colocation services and unrestricted interconnect between carriers and customers. 

This gives customers a technically superior, physically more secure and lower-cost environment for their information systems.

Rack Centre’s carrier neutrality allows customers to manage traffic to get better value, lower latency and higher resilience and creates an open market for partnerships between customers, networks, cloud and content providers, the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria and managed service providers.  

Rack Centre clients include 40 telecommunication carriers, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), global Tier 1 networks and pan Africa international carriers, including direct connection to all 5 undersea cables serving the South Atlantic Coast of Africa and every country on the Atlantic coast of Africa.  

For more information on Rack Centre:

Ejieke Ezeadiugwu

T : +234 809 038 1304

E : ejieke.ezeadiugwu@rack-centre.com 

     www.rack-centre.com

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