PAWA Conference Starts Thursday in Ibadan as Preparation in Top Gear

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The Secretary-General of the PAN African Writers Association (PAWA), Dr. Wale Okediran has disclosed that preparation is in top gear toward the PAWA Conference and General Assembly.

 

Countdown to the much awaited PAWA Conference and General Assembly comes to a crescendo in less than 48 hours as expected delegates/writers from 40 African countries will be arriving from their respective countries.

 

The Theme of this year’s Conference is Literature since Makerere 1962: The African Writers’ Pan-African Agenda for Peace, Security, and Cultural Development.

 

The Programme line-up include Books Exhibition, Keynote Lectures, Panel Discussion, Business Meeting, Festival of Life, Excursions, Awards/Dinner Night.

 

ANA Secretary General, Dr. Wale Okediran has given firm assurances that PAWA is ready to deliver a memorable conference and finally urged writers, literary enthusiasts and the general public to attend.

 

The Pan African Writers’ Association (PAWA), founded in November 1989, is a Ghana-based cultural institution “born in the larger crucible of Pan Africanism. It is an umbrella body of writers’ associations on the African continent and the Diaspora.

 

PAWA’s mission is to strengthen the cultural and economic bonds between the people on the African continent against the background of the continent’s acknowledged diverse but rich cultural, political and economic heritage.

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Internet Society announces first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue

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The event aims at gathering various organizations working on Internet and development across the region to identify synergies and create opportunities for coordination and collaboration

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Mara Social Media Acquires Global Instant Messaging & Communications Platform “Nimbuzz”

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The app has over 200 million users and is available for Android, iPhone, and Symbian, MIDP, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and PC & MAC clients

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#BeatYesterday The Garmin Way With MTN

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There is an increased focus around the world to be healthy and more active, and through innovation and technology Garmin created a range of wellness devices that enrich the lives of our customers through wearable location and communications technology

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, March 17, 2017/ — Garmin (www.Garmin.co.za) in collaboration with MTN Nigeria partner to introduce a range of world class health and fitness devices to help boost fitness standards while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

There is an increased focus around the world to be healthy and more active, and through innovation and technology Garmin created a range of wellness devices that enrich the lives of our customers through wearable location and communications technology.

The range of watches track, monitor and record daily health activities to motivate you towards a healthier lifestyle. Some are also smart devices that pair via Bluetooth® with your smartphone to receive current weather conditions, forecasts, voice call/text message notifications, emails and more – right on your Garmin fitness device.

“Our Garmin watches support various mobile devices operating on the Android, iOS or Microsoft platforms giving all Nigerian customers the chance to get fit and healthy while staying connected” said the Business Development Manager for Garmin Sub-Saharan Africa, Mike Clarke.

Through Garmin’s mobile app, Garmin Connect Mobile, members are able to review, analyse and share their activities right from their smart phone device. Now you can focus on your fitness and healthy living goals as all the data you rely on is easy to retrieve and view on the app.

“Building off of our partnership and recent launch with MTN Ghana, we are excited to extend our footprint in Africa and partner with the leading telecommunications provider to bring these innovative solutions into Nigeria where we have seen an increasing interest and adoption of healthy lifestyles by many people” said Jenna Chisnall, Marcomms Manager of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Products include the vivoFit 3, your first step to wellness tracking your daily activity and sleep patterns, vivoSmart HR receives smart notifications with Wrist-based Heart Rate plus GPS. vivoActive HR a lightweight smartwatch with built-in Garmin sports apps that you can wear every day. Forerunner 35 running watch with inbuilt activity tracker and Fenix 3 sapphire HR the ultimate outdoor adventure watch with advanced training metrics. Garmin Index smart scale that measures weight, body mass index (BMI), body fat/water percentage, bone and muscle mass. All of these devices connect to your phone allowing you to wirelessly sync data to Garmin Connect Mobile app.

In partnership with MTN, these wearable tech watches will be made available through selected MTN Service Centres in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja. “Each new customer will be delighted to know that with every Garmin device purchased they will receive 300MB monthly for 3 months from MTN to get them on their way to a healthier lifestyle” says MTN CMO, Rahul De.

As the authorised Distributor, Multitek Group is where customers can have peace of mind knowing that they have the service and support that the Garmin brand is famous for around the world. Multitek Trained sales consultants will be on hand inside select MTN stores to offer the sales support and motivation for Nigerians to achieve a healthier lifestyle and #BeatYesterday the Garmin way with MTN.

Distributed by APO on behalf of Garmin Southern Africa.

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Kaspersky Lab: Mobile Advertising Trojans Exploiting Super-User Rights Became the Top Mobile Malware Threat in 2016

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These Trojans are capable of seizing rooting rights, allowing the malware to not only aggressively display ads on the infected device, often making it impossible to use, but also to secretly install other applications

LAGOS, Nigeria, March 1, 2017/ — 2016 saw a near-threefold rise in mobile malware detections compared to 2015 – with a total of 8.5 million malicious installations identified. This means that, in the space of just one year, a volume equivalent to 50% of all the malware detected in the previous 11 years (15.77 million in 2004 – 2015) was released. Leading the way were mobile advertising Trojans which now make up 16 of the top 20 malicious programmes, up from 12 in 2015. These are the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s (www.Kaspersky.co.za) annual Mobile Virusology report, which also highlights the evolution of mobile banking Trojans. Specialist officers from INTERPOL’s Global Complex for Innovation have contributed an analysis of mobile malware on the Dark Web to the report.

In 2016, Kaspersky Lab mobile security products reported:

    Nearly 40 million attacks attempts by mobile malware, with over 4 million users of Android-based devices protected (vs 2.6 million in 2015);
    Over 260,000 detections of installation packages for mobile ransomware Trojans (an increase of almost 8.5 times, year-on-year);
    More than 153,000 unique users targeted by mobile ransomware (an increase of 1.6 times compared with 2015);
    Over 128,000 mobile banking Trojans detected (nearly 1.6 times more than in 2015).

Advertising Trojan: is your device already rooted?

    The most widespread type of Trojan in 2016 was the advertising variety, accounting for 16 of the top 20 malware programmes.

These Trojans are capable of seizing rooting rights, allowing the malware to not only aggressively display ads on the infected device, often making it impossible to use, but also to secretly install other applications. These Trojans can also buy apps on Google Play. In many cases, the Trojans were able to exploit previously patched vulnerabilities because the user had not installed the latest update.

Further, this malware simultaneously installs its modules in the system directory, which makes the treatment of the infected device very difficult. Some advertising Trojans are even able to infect the recovery image, making it impossible to solve the problem by restoring the device to factory settings.

Representatives of this class of malicious software have been repeatedly found in the official Google Play app store, for example, masquerading as a guide for Pokemon GO. In this case, the app was downloaded over 500,000 times, and is detected as a Trojan(dot)AndroidOS(dot)Ztorg(dot)ad.

Mobile ransomware: further development

    In 2016, 153,258 unique users from 167 countries were attacked by Trojan-Ransom programs; this is 1.6 times more than in 2015.

Modern ransomware overlays windows with demand messages, thus making it impossible to use the device. This principle was used by the most popular mobile ransomware programme in 2016 – Trojan-Ransom(dot)AndroidOS(dot)Fusob.

This Trojan mostly attacks users in Germany, the US and the UK, but avoids users from the CIS and some neighboring countries. Once launched, it runs a check of the device language and, after achieving some results, it may stop execution. The cybercriminals behind the Trojan usually demand between $100 and $200 to unblock a device. The ransom has to be paid using codes from pre-paid iTunes cards.

Mobile banking Trojan: a skyrocketing threat

    In 2016, over 305,000 users in 164 countries were attacked by mobile banking Trojans, compared with over 56,000 users in 137 countries the previous year.
    Russia, Australia and Ukraine are the top 3 countries affected in terms of the percentage of users attacked by mobile banking Trojans relative to all users hit by mobile malware.

Mobile banking Trojans continued to evolve through the year. Many of them gained tools to bypass the new Android security mechanisms and were able to continue stealing user information from the most recent versions of the OS. At the same time, the developers of mobile banking Trojans repeatedly enhanced their creations with new capabilities. For instance, the Marcher family, in addition to implementing the usual banking applications’ overlay, redirected users from financial institutions’ websites to phishing pages.

The Dark Web delusion

According to specialist officers from INTERPOL’s Global Complex for Innovation, who have also contributed to the report, the Dark Web remains an attractive medium for conducting illicit businesses and activities. Given its robust anonymity, low prices and client-oriented strategy, the Dark Web provides a means for criminal actors to communicate and engage in commercial transactions, buying and selling various products and services, including mobile malware kits. Mobile malware is offered for sale as software packages (e.g. remote access Trojans – RATs), individual solutions and sophisticated tools, like those developed by professional firms or, on a smaller scale, as part of a ‘Bot as a Service’ model. Mobile malware is also a ‘subject of interest’ on vendor shops, forums and social media.

“In 2016, the growth in the number of advertising Trojans capable of exploiting super-user rights continued. Throughout the year, it was the top threat and we see no sign of this trend changing. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the fact that most devices do not receive OS updates (or receive them late), and are thus vulnerable to old, well-known and readily available exploits. Moreover, we see that the mobile landscape is getting a little crowded for cybercriminals, and they are beginning to interact more with the world beyond smartphones. Perhaps in 2017 we will see major attacks on IoT components launched from mobile devices,” concludes Roman Unuchek, Senior Malware Analyst at Kaspersky Lab USA.

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Nigeria-Cameroun submarine cable goes live…

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Branch out to South-South to encourage regional development

LAGOS, Nigeria, January 11, 2016/ — MainOne (www.MainOne.net), a leading telecoms and network services provider in West Africa, has announced that the high capacity Nigerian-Cameroun Submarine Cable System (NCSCS) connecting Lagos, Nigeria and Kribi, Cameroun has been completed and went live last month. The new submarine cable system will address increasing demand for reliable broadband connectivity in Cameroun, and is a key component of the country’s strategic plan to provide internet access to its citizens via a National Broadband Network.

The submarine cable installation, which commenced in June 2015 following a tripartite partnership between MainOne, The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, Cameroun and Huawei Marine Networks, had investment provided by the Cameroun Government. The six-pair, 1,100 kilometer repeater submarine cable system will deliver capacity of up to 12.8Tbps to broadband users in Cameroun and is being lit with 40GB capacity from Day 1. This extension is expected to boost Cameroun’s extremely low fixed broadband penetration, currently estimated to be circa five percent (5%).

Built with branching units for strategic extension of its connectivity into Nigeria’s Escravos in Delta State, Qua Iboe in Akwa Ibom State, and Bonny Island in Rivers State, MainOne has concluded plans for a distribution hub in Port Harcourt, designed to bridge the technology gap between the South-South and the rest of Nigeria.

In his comments, MainOne’s Regional Executive for West Africa, Kazeem Oladepo reiterated the company’s vision for a better connected West Africa: “This is an excellent addition to our network and is added proof of our commitment to expand broadband, improve quality and drive down cost of internet services in West Africa. As part of our strategy to boost West Africa’s economic and commercial development, we will continue to make deliberate and significant investments in connectivity projects that will facilitate increased access to broadband. The proposed extension of our submarine system to the Niger Delta region is particularly important for further development of the oil producing region of Nigeria, and will aid the region’s rapid transition from an oil-dependent economy to a knowledge-focused one.”

“We have seen phenomenal changes across other areas with internet infrastructure such as Lagos, Nigeria where Yaba’s Silicon Hub continues to provide opportunities for jobs, increased investor funding, and enhanced social entrepreneurship which is pushing the frontiers of eCommerce in Nigeria. Nigeria’s South-South region and Cameroun now have the platform to leverage the same quality of access to the Internet to catalyze social, economic and technological development”, Oladepo said.

Speaking on the milestone, David Nkoto Emane, General Manager, Cameroon Telecommunications Corporation (CAMTEL), said, “The NCSCS system enables us to provide users with faster bandwidth connectivity at a significantly lower cost. By providing direct connection to Nigeria, the cable system will also serve to enhance Cameroon’s position as the major bandwidth hub in the region and internationally to Europe and beyond.”

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Carmudi partners with AutoBox

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On 6th January, 2016, Nigeria’s leading online premium vehicle marketplace, Carmudi went into partnership with one of Nigeria’s most innovative and customer focused startups, AutoBox.
We would not bother to bore you by saying what Carmudi does, but we feel we need to let you know a little more about AutoBox.
Autobox is an online platform that helps car owners repair their cars with ease. In order to achieve this, they partner with reputable automobile workshops as well as spare parts dealers to help give car owners quotes on both parts and labor, and car owners can comfortably schedule appointments with a workshop/mechanic close to them to get their cars fixed. Services offered by Autobox include; Vehicle Pre – Purchase inspection, Vehicle Diagnostics, Vehicle repairs and spare part delivery, amongst others. The most beautiful part of all this is that, it can all be done ONLINE!!!.

Is this interesting or what? With this partnership between Autobox and Carmudi, not only can you start your vehicle purchasing process online, but you can include the pre purchase inspection and diagnostics bit into it. We at Carmudi always advice customers to ensure they have trusted automobile mechanics ensure that their foreign used and Nigerian used vehicle purchases are in good state, and this partnership shows how much we believe in that.
To kickstart this partnership, the people at Autobox would be offering 10 free vehicle pre – purchase inspections, along with 10 free vehicle diagnosis every month for three months to Carmudi customers. Make sure you follow us on our social media pages on Facebook (Carmudi Nigeria), Twitter (@Carmudi_Nigeria) and Instagram (@Carmudi_Nigeria) to partake of these freebies.

Also, if you know your car has a fault, or you just want to check the state of your vehicle, we implore you to utilize the services of Autobox, as it is safe, secure and convenient. In addition, do not forget to log on to Nigeria’s number one online premium vehicle marketplace, Carmudi to search for vehicles you desire.

Source: http://www.carmudi.com.ng/journal/carmudi-partners-with-autobox/

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Tigo Tanzania Facebook followers hit 1 million mark; registers highest following in the country

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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, January 4, 2016/ — Tigo Tanzania’s Facebook followers recently clocked a staggering 1million, making the company’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/TigoTanzania, the most popular and Tigo (www.Tigo.co.tz) the first company with the highest Facebook followers in Tanzania.

The enviable feat, which was achieved on 27th December 2015, effectively cemented Tigo’s position as the foremost digital lifestyle telecom in the country.

Tigo’s Facebook page was created in June 2011 and has grown to become the most ideal platform for interaction for its customers where they get to learn about the company’s new products and services and latest innovations.

In a recent Tanzania Leadership Awards ceremony that honors Tanzania’s best organizations and individuals, Tigo won two trophies for: “The Hall of Fame in Brand Excellence”, and “The Best use of Social Media in Marketing”.

The upsurge in the use of social media in Tanzania has spurred the use Facebook in the country in recent years and a special interest to use Tigo Facebook due to its innovative products and services.

According to Socialbakers, a social marketing company that analyses and monitors the use of social media and is also a member of Facebook Marketing Partners, Tanzania currently has 4,144,40 Facebook users. These numbers effectively mean that of all Tanzanians who use Facebook, and with the Tigo Facebook following having hit the 1 millionth mark, over 41% of the total Facebook users in the country are Tigo Facebook followers!

Commenting on Tigo Facebook recently, Tigo’s General Manager, Diego Gutierrez had this to say: “Our platform on Facebook and our official twitter handle (Tigo_TZ), have become essential tools for us to listen and learn from our growing technology-savvy customers and the public in general. We are proud to have reached this milestone and thank our customers for their evangelistic loyalty to us. Tigo Tanzania will continue to cater for its customers’ digital needs and offer even richer and more interactive digital content.”

The sustained interest by Tigo Facebook followers has undoubtedly been buoyed by the launch, in 2014, of Facebook in Kiswahili, Tanzania’s national language-an innovative collaboration between Tigo Tanzania and Facebook. In this unique partnership that is the first of its kind in the country; Tigo customers are able to access Facebook in both English and Kiswahili through their mobile phones without incurring additional data charges.

Tanzania, the largest East African country by land mass, has over 130 ethnic groups that constitute its 45 million population; over 80% of whom speak fluent Kiswahili in addition to other local dialects.

Spoken by between 120 to 150 million people globally, Kiswahili is the national language in both Tanzania and its northern neighbor, Kenya but it’s also widely gaining ground in the other East African countries of Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Being the lingua franca in much of Southeast Africa, the language has been adopted has one of the working languages of The African Union (AU) and one of the languages of The East African Community (EAC).

By launching Tigo Facebook in Kiswahili, Tigo Tanzania has therefore, not only enabled most Tanzanians to access the Facebook in a language they can fully understand, but it has also contributed immensely to the regional growth of the language that Tanzania, and indeed the rest of the countries in the region, have been working hard to develop.

“Tigo is committed to digital lifestyle transformation and its leadership in delivering cutting edge technology and innovation in the telecom market is guaranteed”, say Gutierrez and adds that the telecom has recently launched the 4G LTE technology in the country; the fastest internet connection available in the market; and a new offer of Techno Y3 Smartphones with a fully-embedded Swahili menu.

Tigo Tanzania is the leading innovative telecommunication company in the country, distinguished as a fully-fledged digital lifestyle brand. Offering a diverse product portfolio in voice, SMS, high-speed internet and mobile financial services, Tigo has pioneered innovations such as Facebook in Kiswahili, TigoPesa App for Android & iOS users, Tigo Music (Deezer) and East Africa’s first cross-border mobile money transfer with currency conversion.

Between 2013 and 2014 alone the company launched over 500 new network sites, which translates to over 2000 network sites and plans to double its investment by 2017 in terms of coverage and additional capacity networks for deeper penetration in rural areas. With over 10 million registered subscribers to their network, Tigo directly and indirectly employs over 300,000 Tanzanians including an extended network of customer service representatives, mobile money merchants, sales agents and distributors.

Early this year, the company announced an increased annual investment of US $ 120 million per year on infrastructure improvement and expansion which is 20% higher that Tigo’s annual spending in the past three years.

Tigo is the biggest commercial brand of Millicom, an international company developing the digital lifestyle in 12 countries with commercial operations in Africa and Latin America and corporate offices in Europe and the USA.

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Mia launches Xiaomi Smartphones In Nigeria Through Online Partnership With E-Tailer Jumia

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Redmi 2 and Mi 4 available from the second week of November

Lagos, 11 November 2015 – MIA Group today announced that it is launching two of Xiaomi’s iconic smartphones in Nigeria, which will be made available on e-commerce website Jumia, its exclusive online partner for the launch.

Valued at $45 billion, Xiaomi has now positioned itself among the smartphone giants of this world, becoming the world’s fifth-largest smartphone maker in just five years. It creates high- quality smartphones with remarkable software at amazing prices.

MIA Group and Jumia well intend to take Nigerian consumers by storm in this market of immense opportunities: 30% of the 140 million phone subscribers in Nigeria own a smartphone, and smartphone sales for 2015 are expected to reach 12 million.

Jeremy Doutte, CEO of Jumia Africa, expressed his enthusiasm regarding the partnership: “We have seen such a strong appetite for quality smartphones in Nigeria that we look very much forward to providing consumers with more high-end smartphone options at incredible prices”.

Redmi 2 and Mi 4 will be introduced in the second week of November 2015 to Nigerian consumers through a dedicated shop mia.jumia.com on Jumia, and will sell for N29,000 and N56,000 respectively.

Tech fans and connoisseurs will surely appreciate Redmi 2 for its fully laminated 4.7-inch HD screen and 8-megapixel camera, which comes for an entry-level price. Xiaomi’s flagship phone, Mi 4, has a gorgeous design with a precisely engineered stainless steel frame. It comes with a 5” IPS Full HD display that is incredibly sharp, a 13MP f/1.8 rear camera for beautiful pictures, and a front-facing 8MP camera for great selfies. With its excellent price- quality ratio, Mi 4 will surely appeal to users in Nigeria.

RJ Van Spaandonk, President of MIA Group, the distribution group for Xiaomi in Africa stated: “We see Nigeria as a key country for smartphone growth and we are excited to be partnering with Jumia to offer consumers in Nigeria Xiaomi’s high-quality smartphones at amazing prices.”

Jumia’s upcoming Black Friday on Friday the 27th of November, soon after Xiaomi’s launch on the e-commerce website, will very likely give the brand a tremendous head start in the game.

About MIA Group

After having represented key technology brands in Africa for over a decade, MIA Group was purposefully established by its principals to bring high-end, but keenly-priced, personal mobile technology within reach of most Africans, realising that affordable smartphones and associated accessories and services are a key driver for both personal wealth and wellbeing as well as economic growth on the continent.

About Jumia

Jumia is Africa’s leading online shopping destination. Customers across the continent can shop amongst the widest assortment of high quality products at affordable prices – offering everything from fashion, consumer electronics, home appliances to beauty products. Jumia was the first African company to win an award at the World Retail Awards in 2013 in Paris as the “Best New Retail Launch” of the year.

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MainOne, Microsoft present Data Center, Cloud Solutions at Business Seminar

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Tier III rated MDX-i is the only data center colocation facility in Nigeria that has received the PCI DSS and ISO 9001 and 27001 certifications
LAGOS, Nigeria, November 2, 2015/ — In light of the current economic challenges facing businesses in emerging markets, MainOne (http://www.mainone.net) and Microsoft have called for the adoption of data center colocation and enterprise cloud solutions, stressing benefits that include cost savings and high availability.

Speaking during a presentation at the MainOne/Microsoft Enterprise Seminar on “Innovative Business Models: Achieving Improved Efficiency with Data Center Services”, Chief Executive Officer of MainOne, Funke Opeke urged CIOs and other IT decision-makers to take advantage of MDX-i’s services, leveraging the Cloud expertise of Microsoft on the Azure platform and the high availability of the MDX-i data center, owned by MainOne. She noted that Tier III rated MDX-i is the only data center colocation facility in Nigeria that has received the PCI DSS and ISO 9001 and 27001 certifications, which are critical to ensuring data security for customers.

In her comments, Ms. Opeke said “Our Cloud Infrastructure as a Services ensures quick provisioning of ICT solutions for businesses, thus improving their time to deploy new applications and services. This affords our customers lower deployment costs and streamlined expenses to enable them focus more on their core business”.

In his comments, Business Group Director (Cloud & Enterprise) Microsoft Nigeria, Oluyomi Alarape said “MainOne is a member of an elite list of Cloud OS Network partners who deliver Microsoft-validated solutions and geographic specialization. Together, Microsoft and MainOne have partnered to implement an Enterprise ready infrastructure platform in Nigeria that includes Azure-enabled scenarios. You gain the peace of mind knowing that solutions deployed with MainOne are supported by Microsoft, thus minimizing risk and simplifying your move to the cloud with data domiciliation in Nigeria. As trusted advisors, the partners are also available locally to lend their technology expertise to you while providing other services such as connectivity that improve the quality of your solution.”

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