Vodafone, Microsoft signs $1.5 billion deal to boost AI, cloud adoption in Africa

Telecommunications Group, Vodafone, has signed a deal with Microsoft involving a $1.5 billion investment in AI and cloud services to boost adoption in Africa.

In the deal announced on Tuesday, Vodafone will invest $1.5 billion over the next 10 years in cloud and customer-focused AI services developed in conjunction with Microsoft.

Additionally, Microsoft will use Vodafone’s fixed and mobile connectivity services.