logoBC
Yaoundé - 03 October 2022 -
Education

Cameroon: MINESUP commissions Camtel to raise internet bandwidth from 263 to 9333 MB/S in state universities

Cameroon: MINESUP commissions Camtel to raise internet bandwidth from 263 to 9333 MB/S in state universities
  • Comments   -   Wednesday, 09 September 2020 14:42

(Business in Cameroon) - On September 8, 2020, in Yaoundé, Cameroon’s Minister of Higher Education (Minesup) Jacques Fame Ndongo, and Judith Yah Sunday Achidi (Managing Director of the state-owned telecom company Camte), signed a framework agreement for the provision of bandwidth higher enough to interconnect state universities and the Congo-Cameroon Inter-State University of Sangmelima.

According to information disclosed during the signing ceremony, the Internet connection offered by Camtel to public universities will increase from 263 to 9333 Megabits per second. The agreement also includes the establishment of digital development centers in these state universities. The digital development centers will boost distance-learning, digitalization, collaborative networking, and secure connection between public and private universities in Cameroon. 

For the Minesup, this agreement is another step taken towards the "E-National Higher Education" project through which President Paul Biya decided, in 2016, to donate laptops to 500,000 students in public and private universities in the country. The overall financial impact of the "E-National Higher Education” program is estimated at XAF75 billion.

Sylvain Andzongo

cameroon-seeks-to-bring-local-rice-production-to-750-000-tons-by-2030
The Cameroonian government is currently working on a strategy to bring local rice production to 750,000 tons by 2030. The Minister of Agriculture, Gabriel...
cameroon-issued-a-cfa25-billion-7-year-bond-on-the-beac-market-on-sep-28
Yesterday September 28, the Cameroonian government issued a 7-year fungible treasury bond to raise CFA25 billion on the Beac public security...
cameroon-rising-fertilizer-prices-slowed-food-crop-production-in-q1-2022
The growth rate of food crop production in Cameroon fell by 0.4% YoY in the first quarter of 2022, from 2.5% to 2.1%. According to the National Institute...
cameroon-financial-partners-support-local-smes-with-cfa14bn
The Cameroonian Minister of Economy, Alamine Ousmane Mey, signed a partnership agreement last September 27, 2022, with the UNDP Resident Representative in...

Mags frontpage


Business in Cameroon n110: April 2022

Covid-19, war in Europe: Some Cameroonian firms will suffer


Albert Zeufack: “Today, the most important market is in Asia”


Investir au Cameroun n120: Avril 2022

Covid-19, guerre en Europe : des entreprises camerounaises vont souffrir


Albert Zeufack: « Le marché le plus important aujourd’hui, c’est l’Asie »