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OA News: November 23, 2009

November 23, 2009  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. East African CEOs see telecoms as drivers of the economy:
    Telecoms poised to retain growth momentum {Business Daily Africa}
  2. Ghana is to establish Communication Centers across the country:
    ICT Centres For Districts {Peace FM Online}
  3. A look at the ups and downs of the fiber optic explosion, specifically in Nigeria:
    Telecom operators invest $1.64bn as ‘fibre race’ picks up {}
  4. Intelsat’s latest satellite, which will serve part of Africa, has launched:
    Space Systems/Loral-Built Satellite for Intelsat Successfully Performs Post-Launch Maneuvers {CNNMoney}
  5. Vodafone’s first cyber café has opened with blazing fast speeds for GH¢2.5 per hour:
    Vodafone launches 100-seat internet café {Ghana News Agency}
  6. A look at how the Internet changes and how the shift is toward entertainment:
    The Internet Never Stays the Same {IT Business Edge}
  7. The anti-virus and internet security software firm is ready to enter African markets:
    IT firm Kaspersky sees African opportunity {Business Day}
  8. Rwanda’s 3rd mobile operator has launched:
    Tigo Rwanda Unveils With 30,000 Subscribers {East African Business Week via allAfrica}
  9. At least one bible school lacks adequate connectivitiy:
    Bible School Left Behind in IT {The Arusha Times via allAfrica}
  10. An interesting response to a new competitor in the Uganda telecom market:
    Competitors Welcome New Telecom Company {The Monitor via allAfrica}
  11. Zambia is slowly connecting via fiber optics. 3G is expected next year:
    Lungwangwa Hails Fibre Connection Drive {Times of Zambia via allAfrica}