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Civitium, BMI-T Team Up

Civitium and BMI-TechKnowledge (BMI-T) have formed an alliance to empower Digital Cities throughout Africa

November 14, 2005

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ALPHARETTA, Ga., and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Civitium, the market-leading consulting firm for municipal broadband and Digital City initiatives in the U.S., and BMI-TechKnowledge (BMI-T), the leading independent Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Research Company in Africa, have formed a strategic alliance to combine the firms' expertise and empower Digital Cities throughout Africa.

Digital Cities are defined as communities where ICTs are applied to promote economic development, digital inclusion and more efficient government. Political and community leaders throughout Africa are embracing this vision and applying technology for community benefit.

"BMI-T's alliance with Civitium is an important milestone in the emerging Digital Cities market, providing, for the first time, market-leading consulting, industry research, publications and conferences and event to benefit communities in the region," Denis Smit, Managing Director BMI-T says.

The announcement immediately follows the firms' collaboration on the Digital Cities Forum 2005, the first event of its kind in Africa. The forum, hosted by BMI-T and held November 3-4, 2005 at Gallagher Estate in Johannesburg, brought together more than 200 leaders from all levels of government and private industry to discuss a wide range of Digital City issues - from policy, to legal and regulatory, to technology, to public-private cooperation.

"Civitium is excited to be working with BMI-T, an experienced organization that has already established itself as the clear leader in Africa's emerging Digital Cities market," says Greg Richardson, Civitium's founder and Managing Partner.

Civitium LLC

BMI-TechKnowledge Group

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