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OA News: March 27-29, 2011

March 30, 2011  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. Harnessing the power of the cartoon to drive a message of how ICT helps those in need:
    The superheroes of ICT4D – a cartoon created by IICD {IICD via Facebook}
  2. The South African news source adds correspondents in Zambia and East Africa:
    ITWeb steps up Africa coverage {Bizcommunity}
  3. The cable will go live in 2012:
    Wacs cable lands in SA next month {TechCrunch}
  4. The parastatal organization intends to provide Internet access to schools, clinics and under-serviced rural and municipal areas within a deadline of five years:
    Sentech’s national broadband plan {ScreenAfrica}
  5. Seacom remains interested in African data lines, but is dealing with an idle cable in the Red Sea:
    Seacom plagued by Egypt’s troubles {IOL}
  6. Tablet computers, blurred differences between smartphones, wireless broadband approaching either 4G or LTE, and fewer users confined to 386kbps ADSL speeds:
    What to expect in the South African telecommunications market in 2011 {ITWeb}
  7. Africonnect Zambia launches fiber link to South Africa {Computerworld}
  8. Durban Internet Exchange looks for host {ITWeb}
  9. EAC states draft cyber laws {Business Daily}