Google invests over $200m in Nigeria, others

Google invests over $200m in Nigeria, others

Google has spent well above $200m in Nigeria and across Africa in the last one year.

The Director of Google Cloud Africa, Niral Patel, disclosed this to journalists during a round table online conversation after Google for Africa event on Wednesday.

During the 2021’s Google for Africa, the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Sundar Pichai, disclosed a $1bn investment commitment to the continent across five years.

While speaking to journalists, Patel, who stated he couldn’t disclose the exact amount the company had invested, said Google had invested well over 20 per cent of its commitment on the continent.

At this year’s event, the firm revealed that its subsea cable, Equiano, would launch before the end of 2022.

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