New Tech Era in Africa

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    Date added: 17 Sep 2010

    IBM Chairman and CEO Samuel J. Palmisano (right) and Bharti Airtel Chairman and Managing Director Sunil Bharti Mittal participate in a press conference on Friday, September 17 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya to announce the selection of IBM to manage Bharti Airtel’s mobile communications network in Africa. An agreement is expected to be finalized in the fourth quarter of 2010. The move is anticipated to accelerate Africa's emerging mobile communications market, bringing economic and societal benefits to 16 African countries.