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OA News: October 23, 2009

October 23, 2009  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. A U.N. agency report highlights the deepening broadband gap. Burkina Faso, Swaziland, and Central African Republic have some of the highest access rates in the world:
    Burkina Faso Broadband Users Pay $1300 a Month {Tech Fragments}
  2. A new government-sponsored project is set to target cyber crime and clean up Nigeria’s image:
    Nigeria, software firms look to halt Internet crime {Reuters Africa}
  3. The Indian Minister of State for External Affairs wants India and Benin to consider telecom partnerships:
    India and Benin should broaden trade ties: Tharoor {Theindian News}
  4. The cable will go from Nigeria to Tunisia with tails to be laid into all the land-locked countries like Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso, and Mali:
    Firm to Build Phone Cable From Katsina to Tunisia {Dailiy Trust via allAfrica.com}
  5. A three-year WiMax project is coming to Kenya:
    Firm to deploy broadband services 
throughout Kenya {Engineering News}