Google reveals that above $200m has been invested in Nigeria and across Africa in the last one year.
Gatekeepers News reports that Niral Patel, the Director of Google Cloud Africa, disclosed this to journalists during a round table online conversation after the 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.
Patel stated he couldn’t disclose the exact amount invested however he said Google had invested over 20 percent 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.