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OA News: June 9-17, 2013
June 17, 2013 ♦ News
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This week’s African tech news round-up consists of 91 stories from 31 countries.

Report stresses need for African public, private, and social cooperation to build ICT ecosystem
June 16, 2013 ♦ ICT Policy
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Dalberg Global Development Advisors, with support from Google, surveyed more than 1,300 businesses in Senegal, Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria as part of the April 2013 “Impact of the Internet in Africa” report.

Industry report shines light on African undersea cables
June 14, 2013 ♦ Broadband

A new annual report highlights how undersea fibre optic communication cables (including those reaching African shoes) are important to the global economy.

E-learning report finds mobility in learning has ‘not yet eclipsed traditional ways of education delivery’
June 13, 2013 ♦ Education
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The eLearning Africa Report 2013 – a survey of the experience and opinions of more than 400 professionals and practitioners from 42 African countries – covers successes and failures in how technology is being used to support African learning.

4G competition heats up in Tanzania, Uganda
June 13, 2013 ♦ Business & Mobile
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Smile Communications, with the support of Alcatel-Lucent, launched Tanzanian 4G LTE service in May 2013. Weeks later, Smile launched the same service in Kampala, Uganda.

Video roundup: white space broadband, 4G for Tanzania, ICT in education, BRCK, and more
June 11, 2013 ♦ Video
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Like last month, the majority of YouTube videos highlighting ICT progress come from East Africa and Ghana, but this month also includes Namibia and Tunisia.