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OA News: October 19-24, 2010

October 24, 2010  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. Interesting stats. Prices are still high in Africa, but global mobile penetration stands at 90%:
    ITU Estimates Two Billion People Online by End 2010 {Cellular News}
  2. Nigerian viewpoint:
    Why broadband is still expensive in Africa, by Makau {Vanguard}
  3. A perk for the long distance runner:
    Kipsiro Receives Unlimited Internet Connection {New Vision via allAfrica}
  4. Reporting on agricultural issues:
    Social media in rural Africa {Blog Tips}
  5. Competition between Asian companies to invest in Africa is heating up:
    The Orient looks to Africa {ITWeb}
  6. Ghanaian viewpoint:
    Ghana must rake revenue from submarine fibre optics {Citifm Online}
  7. MXit’s mobile advantage over Facebook:
    S.Africa’s ‘Facebook’ captivates young cell phone users {AFP}
  8. The undersea cable official begins commercial operation:
    Mark Inaugurates Services on Glo 1 Today {This Day via allAfrica}
  9. The title says it all:
    Mobile phones now primary access to internet in Nigeria {Vanguard}
  10. The cable is expected to go live in late 2011:
    ACE group meets as Glo 1 is inaugurated in Africa {Computerworld}
  11. Driving attention toward the .africa domain:
    DCA launched a”yes” campaign – “It is time for .africa”! {News Dire}
  12. Reasons why Ghana should manage it .gh domain:
    ccTLD must be managed by state institution – Akumiah {Ghana News Agency}