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ICT projects are strengthening The Gambia’s economy
March 19, 2014 ♦ No Comment

A technology summit held in The Gambia allowed ICT stakeholders to discuss how information technology can strengthen their economy. By doing so, they hoped to encourage Gambians to participate in the process.

France Telecom-Orange announces the launch of service for the ACE submarine cable
December 19, 2012 ♦ No Comment
France Telecom-Orange announces the launch of service for the ACE submarine cable

The submarine ACE cable, set to connect the west coast of Africa to international bandwidth, was officially launched on Dec. 19, 2012.

International bandwidth finally on the horizon for DR Congo
July 11, 2012 ♦ No Comment
International bandwidth finally on the horizon for DR Congo

Although there is plenty of ICT news coming out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo these past two months, most reporting revolves around the failure to capture access to the recently launched WACS fibre cable.

Notes from Connecting Rural Communities Africa Forum 2012
June 25, 2012 ♦ No Comment
Notes from Connecting Rural Communities Africa Forum 2012

Held last week in Sierra Leone, the 7th annual Connecting Rural Communities (CRC) Africa Forum aimed to address how to create economically viable rural networks.

Sierra Leone poised for success with transparency portal, ACE fibre cable, 3G
February 18, 2012 ♦ No Comment
Sierra Leone poised for success with transparency portal, ACE fibre cable, 3G

Sierra Leone harnessed momentum from the October 2011 landing of the ACE fibre cable in Freetown, Sierra Leone and is off to a great start in 2012.

City Profile: Conakry, Guinea
December 4, 2011 ♦ 3 Comments
City Profile: Conakry, Guinea

This is the seventh post in a series that intends to examine the ICT environment in metropolitan areas of Africa that receive relatively little publicity and lack ICT framework. These cities are often overshadowed by Cape Town, Johannesburg, Cairo, Nairobi, Accra, and Lagos but still have a bright future – …