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OA News: December 23, 2010

December 23, 2010  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. Businesses cannot maximize their e-commerce revenue unless physical buildings are numbered (think removing the courier as middleman). An interesting point, indeed:
    Hasten building numbering system to boost e-commerce {Business Daily}
  2. Google hires Kenyan activist Ory Okolloh as policy manager for Africa {Los Angeles Times}
  3. Regional operators MTN, Airtel, Vodafone and Orange Telecom have formed the Next Generation Telecom Africa Committee to lobby for ways to push broadband deployment:
    African operators team up for broadband deployment {Computerworld}
  4. Where is journalism in Africa headed? It appears in the right direction:
    A mixed year for Africa’s independent media in 2010 {Africa Review}
  5. Best broadband suburbs in South Africa {MyBroadband.co.za}
  6. Samsung is working to increase its Kenyan user-base:
    Mobile Companies Promote ‘Made in Kenya’ Internet APPs {Business Daily via allAfrica.com}
  7. A look at the major private operators in these two nations:
    West Africa focus: Mali gets competitive as Senegal faces a broadband monopoly {Developing Telecoms}
  8. Israeli telecom firm enters Africa market {Nigerian Compass}
  9. British firms urged to invest in key EA sectors {Business Daily}