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Few African governments offer a suite of online services for citizens. In fact, nearly one-third of African countries are in the bottom 10 percent of the world rankings. That, however, is changing, and there are dozens of successful African examples of e-government initiatives.
According to Akamai, Sudan has seen rapid growth in fixed broadband speeds in 2014. Libya has seen a continued decline. South Africa’s average connection speed is around 2.6 Mbps.
Ericsson aggressively projects that, by 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa will see 75% of mobile subscriptions as WCDMA/HSPA/LTE (3G or 4G).
Results of nationally representative, face-to-face surveys tell of growing mobile internet usage in Nigeria.
In the African context, home internet access statistics should be looked at with a wary eye. Mobile broadband is a better barometer for change.
The World Economic Forum’s annual report is a treasure trove of Networked Readiness information for 148 economies.