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OA News: October 15, 2009

October 15, 2009  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. Seacom has brought impressive broadband infrastructure to Africa but now needs its partners to utilize the enhanced connectivity. Current broadband speeds in Africa are not on par with broadband speeds around the world. At this exhibition, atendees were able to experience the ‘true broadband’ experience, completely with 155Mb/s dedicated link:
    Seacom showcases ‘true broadband’ at Sandton exhibition {Engineering News}
  2. A first for Namibia – livestock auctions are now online:
    Namibia: Agra Goes Cyber With Online Auctions {allAfrica}
  3. Some hard numbers for South Africans with cellphones:
    The cost of keeping a cellphone connected {MyBroadband.co.za}
  4. Updates from an event currently going on in Accra, Ghana, with many stakeholders in the African internet industry in attendance. The theme of the event is “Promoting the Multi-stakeholder Model for further Internet Development in Africa”:
    West Africa Internet Governance Forum: Event Updates {Web Trends Nigeria}