High-speed network, UbuntuNet, reveals benefits of collaboration

From SciDev.Net's Blog Thu Nov 29 2012, 14:17:35

David Dickson Correspondent, SciDev.Net Proof of the potential benefits of cooperation in ICT development between Africa and Europe has come in the form of a high-speed internet network significantly speeding up the communication of data between researchers on the two continents. The new network is known as UbuntuNet, and represents a collaboration between the UbuntuNet [...]

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