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Motorola Solutions, a global leader in mission-critical communication, is scheduled to intensify its footprint in Africa by using Rwanda as its base from where it will coordinate most of its activities and services that span across neighboring countries.

The government of Rwanda has signed a lucrative five year deal with Motorola to build local ICT capacity in the country. According to details of this agreement, Motorola Solutions will establish a service center, a training center, a SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) center and an IoT (Internet of Things) center in Rwanda.

Emmanuel Hategeka, The Rwanda Development Board Deputy CEO considers this deal with Motorola as a very pricey public-private partnership that will enhance skills of Rwandans and technology.

“Establishing these service, training, SCADA and Internet of Things centers in addition to moving Motorola Solutions’ regional headquarters here will further position Rwanda as an ICT hub for the continent,” Hategeka said.

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