Kenya Education Network is the overall winner of this year’s CIO award. KENET beat 99 other companies, organizations and government agencies to scoop the best organization that is using ICT in an innovative way while adding business value.
KENET received the award at a colourful gala dinner that was a culmination of a two-day ICT conference at the Safari Park Hotel.
KENET won the award for their project that seeks to provide high-speed and affordable internet to institutions of higher learning. KENET, in partnership with other organizations, has six internet points of presence (POPs) connecting more than 61 learning institutions.
KENET also has a solution that allows members from one institution to roam on the internet networks of other institutions at no fee.