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OA News: November 16, 2009

November 16, 2009  »  NewsNo Comment

Big news day for Kenya:

  1. Broadband market revenues in Ghana are expected to be $2.2bn by 2014:
    West Africa will be the Next Broadband Hub for Sub-Saharan Africa Says Frost & Sullivan {Newswire}
  2. Africa needs quality information and technology skills:
    Africa urged to take advantage of technology for development {BusinessDay}
  3. Privacy cannot be overlooked as broadband takes hold:
    Why Privacy On Internet Must Be Addressed {East African Business Week via allAfrica}
  4. Some rural areas in Kenya will still need satellite connections:
    Country to Retain Satellite Links Despite Fibre Optic {East African Business Week via allAfrica}
  5. Kenya’s government is to get an IXP:
    State Acts to Secure Internet Network {Daily Nation via allAfrica}
  6. Kenya can become an African software powerhouse if developers take the time to ensure quality:
    Embrace Quality, Budding Software Developers Told {The East African via allAfrica}
  7. Mobile growth in South Africa is slowing down, but has not reached its limit:
    Cellular Market Saturated – MTN {BusinessDay via allAfrica}