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By the end of 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa will have an estimated 11% mobile broadband penetration
March 5, 2013 ♦ One Comment

As of 2013, Africa has an estimated 63% mobile penetration and 16% Internet access rate.

What lies in store for African Internet in 2013?
January 4, 2013 ♦ No Comment

African nations are rapidly going online. We anticipate positive developments with definite challenges in execution for 2013.

Chart : Internet Penetration, 2000-2008
October 6, 2009 ♦ One Comment
Chart : Internet Penetration, 2000-2008

Brief analysis:

Although all nations have experience rapid and substantial growth in Internet penetration rate (basically, the number of Internet users), the single-digit numbers are still very small in comparison to the world average. Statistically speaking, a twelve-fold change from 0.4% to 5% in a matter of 8 years is quite …

Unleashing Africa’s Potential
September 29, 2009 ♦ No Comment

Produced by The World Bank: “East and Southern Africa is the only region in the world not connected to the global broadband infrastructure. This ‘missing link’ explains why the region accounts for less than one percent of the world’s bandwidth capacity.”