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OA News: October 20, 2009

October 20, 2009  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. When fiber-optic cables don’t reduce Internet costs, what do you do? Attract local content and web hosts:
    Kenya shifts attention to local Web content {}
  2. The Ugandan ICT minister is optimistic:
    East Africa on brink of internet transformation {New Vision Online}
  3. Telecom company MTN has secured a $100 million loan from within Uganda, to improve and expand its network, an indication that the economy has the potential to support costly public projects:
    MTN to invest Shs190 billion in Uganda {Monitor Online}
  4. Last week’s workshop has ended on a high note:
    SEACOM hosts workshop in Johannesburg {IT News Africa}
  5. Africa.Inx, South Africa’s first independent network exchange, was officially launched today:
    Africa.Inx promises 50% bandwidth price cut {}
  6. A blog post that stresses the importance of web design for low bandwidth and recognizes the future of mobile web access in Africa:
    ICT4D: When mobile phones link with computers {Global Voices Online}