Posts in Broadband Category
South Africa’s new broadband policy outlines a series of steps needed to create a “dynamic and connected vibrant information society and a knowledge economy that is more inclusive, equitable and prosperous.”
Google’s latest internet infrastructure project (on the heels of Fiber and Project Loon) is an urban fibre network for Kampala, Uganda that can be accessed by local internet providers to increase data rates at a lower cost to subscribers.
Bringing reliable broadband internet access to landlocked nations is not the easiest …
The 2013/2014 Africa Telecom Transmission Map shows in great detail nearly all submarine cables, landing stations, and national fibre backbones that service Africa.
Three telecom operators or wholesellers have announced partnerships that will enhance Somalia’s international broadband connectivity – mostly through fibre – but also via satellite.
Ericsson projects that, by 2019, the Middle East and Africa will see 70% of mobile subscriptions as WCDMA/HSPA (3G).
As of September 2013, less than 6% of African mobile network traffic is devoted to video. But, the share of video data is expected to grow faster than in any other region…ever.