Posts in Broadband Category
Last month, Rwandan President Paul Kagame wrote an editorial that stresses the need to empower youth through technology to ensure economic growth for Africa.
Internet access remains limited for most Burundians but a broadband project is nearing completion. Mobile money is becoming common as well and can help coffee farmers.
Released online last year, the documentary “Broad Band Africa” shows the perspective that people in rural areas of Tanzania have on the use of ICT.
Not all African nations are at the same state of network evolution: some have national fibre backbones yet most are lacking in scale. Moreover, few ministries boast a comprehensive broadband plan that guides network expansion. Still, many governments, particularly those in West and Central Africa, dream of substantial bandwidth for …
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 …