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OA News: October 19, 2009

October 19, 2009  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. Peering between regions has become popular, and South Africa now is connected to the Asian region:
    Africa providers finding ways to make data cheaper {InfoWorld}
  2. Due to substantial growth, Algeria now has one of the highest teledensities in Africa and can serve as an example to other nations:
    Algeria’s Mobile Market Exceeds All Expectations By Growing Around 200% Four Years In A Row {OfficialWire}
  3. Ten Mediterranean countries, including Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Libya and Mauritania will partner with European countries to promote digital education in universities:
    North Africa, Europe to address digital gap {AfricaNews}
  4. In South Africa, the Department of Communications intends to force down telecom costs by May 2010:
    Now government eyes high SMS, broadband, roaming costs {Moneyweb}