Kenya investment in ICT centre

11/05/2011 - Kenya property & investment news Posted by Neil King
Kenya investment in ICT centre
A $60,000 investment in Kenya for new data centre capacity has been announced.ISP Access Kenya Group confirmed the funding, which it is hoped will go a long way to improving the country's ICT economy.Analysts in Nairobi suggested that the move has been seen as a positive step towards the right direction.Investment in infrastructure and IT in Kenya is really taking off of late, empowering the country with the ability to create a stable economy.Howard Mmabil, a telecoms expert within the ministry of communications, told IT News Africa: "All investment that helps develop infrastructure should be seen as positive and nothing more than that."It is a step in the right direction to help continue to push ICT as part of the economy."The investors, Access Kenya Group, explained that they hope the storage facility will help increase overall ICT investment in the region.The group recorded 99.97 per cent uptime for its fibre optic network over the first six months of the year.