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Post Archive for February 2011

OA News: February 22-28, 2011
February 28, 2011 ♦ No Comment

Digital marketing, Google in West Africa, local language searches, cheaper Internet for universities, the WISP

Libya’s Internet penetration rate steadily increasing
February 23, 2011 ♦ 2 Comments
Libya’s Internet penetration rate steadily increasing

Libya’s Internet progress is steady, but still has lagged neighbors Tunisia and Egypt.

In Libya, YouTube traffic even more stifled than regular traffic
February 22, 2011 ♦ No Comment
In Libya, YouTube traffic even more stifled than regular traffic

Access to YouTube appears to have been preemptively cut days before the Libyan Internet as a whole became blocked.

OA News: February 14-21, 2011
February 21, 2011 ♦ No Comment

Cheap mobile for SA, Skype and 2G, Zimbabwean web user stats, IBM in Kenya, Libyan social media action

Don’t forget tech news from Sub-Saharan African nations ‘at risk’ for Jasmine Revolution
February 19, 2011 ♦ No Comment
Don’t forget tech news from Sub-Saharan African nations ‘at risk’ for Jasmine Revolution

Don’t let speculation overshadow tech progress.

Libyan Internet service interrupted for hours
February 19, 2011 ♦ No Comment
Libyan Internet service interrupted for hours

Not surprisingly, given the state of Libyan politics, Libya’s major Internet routes appear to have been inactive for much of Friday, February 28th.