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OA News: October 10-11, 2011

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  1. Kenya Turns to Tech to Help End Poverty {Huffington Post}
  2. Etisalat out with high-speed internet bundle {Vanguard}
  3. Blackberry Internet Service down again {IT News Africa}
  4. Cost of internet Access in Nigeria October 2011 – Nigeria Technology Forum {}
  5. Chinese smartphones to pull Africa online {The Africa Report}
  6. Africa Rising: Sierra Leone, Liberia set up high-tech solutions to illegal fishing {Christian Science Monitor}
  7. Spectranet Launches 4G Network In Lagos – Has A Promo At Dealfish {Tekedia}
  8. Internet provision Uganda: Power outages push up Cost of internet provision {Afrique en ligne}
  9. Young S. Africans ‘use MXit to talk to strangers’ {AFP}
  10. What it is and why it matters: Developing Internet Policy at the IGF 2011 in Nairobi {Global Voices}
  11. Nigeria eyes 70 mln web users by 2015; ICT to boost GDP {TelecomPaper}
  12. MTN 3G network up and running {TeleGeography}
  13. Finally Introducing Broadband Internet to Rural Africa {Sys-Con}
  14. WBS announces LTE rollout plans; launch expected by mid-2012 {TeleGeography}
  15. BBC: There’s A Large Appetite For Online Video In The African Market {IPTV News}
  16. domain registration problems. Who’s to blame? What can be done? {TechZim}
  17. Glo to launch on ‘aggressive’ note before close of 2011 {MyJoy Online}
  18. Spectranet rolls out on WiMAX {Sun News Online}
  19. Is Google good for Africa? {KICTAnet}
  20. Internet can boost fight against poverty in Angola {Portal Angola}
  21. Sierra Leone gets fibre optic link to Internet {Reuters}
  22. Web savvy Africans fuel growth in online shopping {CNN}
  23. Wi-Fi equip market will surge by 9% over 5yrs {IT News Africa}
  24. Digital Advertising The Way Forward {NEXT}
  25. SEACOM problems only resolved next week {MyBroadband}
  26. CCK Quarterly Report: 98% of Internet Users in Kenya Access Through Mobile {Bloggers Association of Kenya}
  27. Internet devices: Any opportunity cost for business growth? {Vanguard}
  28. Airtel Nigeria mobile outages hit 5 million {Vanguard}
  29. Somaliland: the country without mail {}
  30. Rwanda ups capacity to measure bandwidth {BusinessWeek}
  31. Ben Okri On the Internet and African Spiritualism {The East African via}
  32. Bye Bye, BBM? {Gadget}
  33. Experts back formation of Africa Internet forum {The Citizen}
  34. Crowdsourcing democracy through social media {EurekAlert}