Benin university gets high speed bandwidth
BENIN| Oct. 2, 2012, 11:10 a.m.
Benin’s University of Abomey now has access to 20 Mbps bandwidth to supports its work and research.
Max Ahouke, Benin’s Minister of Communication Technologies and ICT, officially launched the new bandwidth at the campus of Abomey Calavi. He said this access was in line with the government’s willingness to support the rollout of ICTs as a tool for development.
The university said now students, teachers and researchers would benefit from broadband WiFi, making and the information society a reality on the campus of Abomey Calavi.
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