Ericsson, one of the key partners of the Cisco Connect event that took place from 5 to 8 March at Sun City Convention Centre in the North West province, shared some of their groundbreaking initiatives.
Michelle Davadoss, Acting Vice President, Marketing and Communication, Ericsson Sub-Saharan Africa, expressed optimism at the diverse and innovative projects that the company has undertaken not only in South Africa but the continent as a whole.
“The fact that 1.6 billion people in Africa and the Middle East are not connected is a disservice to the economy. We at Ericsson are involved in a project in Tanzania where we built the technology that enables three service providers to run off the same network in order to provide connectivity to people living in the rural areas”.
Speaking on the role of women in the ICT sector Davadoss said, “In continuing with empowering women, Ericsson together with the Earth Institute of Columbia University, Millennium Promise has started the Connect to Learn initiative. The aim is to scale up access to quality secondary education, in…