Published 11. 02. 2023.

DRC’s first open access, carrier-neutral data centre shortly to be operational

  • Construction of OADC Kinshasa is well advanced
  • First phase of 2MW-capable, 550+ rack data centre to be operational by end-April
  • Multiple sectors of DRC economy will benefit from accelerated digitalisation enabled by this world-class, open access data centre

 Mauritius, 6th February 2023 – The initial phase of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)’s first open-access, carrier-neutral data centre, OADC Kinshasa; FIH1, will go live in Q2 2023. It is expected to boost the county’s digital ecosystem and economy by delivering converged open digital infrastructure services for colocation and connectivity.

Located in Kinshasa’s within TEXAF’s Silkin Village – one of the largest digital hubs in Central Africa – the 2MW-capable OADC Kinshasa is a partnership between transformational pan-African data centre operator, Open Access Data Centres (OADC), part of the WIOCC Group and TEXAF, a major long-term investor in the economy of the DRC.

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