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ITU’s ‘The World in 2010: ICT Facts and Figures’
November 8, 2010 ♦ Mobile
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Recently, the ITU released the annual, “The World in 2010: ICT Facts and Figures,” which highlights noteworthy trends in ICT access and usage. The 8-page (1.78mb) document provides an overview of standard metrics such as mobile subscriptions, Internet penetration, fixed broadband subscriptions, and costs for these services. Much of the …

OA News: November 8, 2010
November 8, 2010 ♦ News
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Google event in South Africa, 3G stats from the ITU, ICT conference in Senegal

OA News: November 5-7, 2010
November 7, 2010 ♦ News
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New ICT centre in the Gambia, NCC leader urges others to liberalize telecoms markets, Zimbabwe’s fibre-program nears completion

Google Keyword Trends, 2010 vs. 2009
November 6, 2010 ♦ Statistics
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The following post is an update to last year’s “Trends from Google’s Keyword Tool” which looked at Google search trends relating to African Internet.
In general, more web searchers than ever are focused on Africa’s online world. Not only is the global (and African) Internet population increasing, but so is the …

Video: TEDx Nairobi – Julie Gichuru
November 4, 2010 ♦ Video
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TEDx Nairobi, a series of local and self-organized events that brought people together to share a TED-like experience may have taken place this past September, but videos of the presentations have just made their way online. All 9 speakers are worth a view, but Julie Gichuru’s presentation on her perceived future …

OA News: November 3, 2010
November 3, 2010 ♦ News
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News from The Gambia, e-commerce on the horizon, why mobile has succeeded, rural divide survey results