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Barriers to affordable broadband access in Cameroon
January 24, 2015 ♦ No Comment
Barriers to affordable broadband access in Cameroon

Key points from an August 2014 case study on the barriers to affordable broadband access in Cameroon.

Gains in women’s rights made online are not always certain or stable
January 22, 2015 ♦ No Comment
Gains in women’s rights made online are not always certain or stable

ICTs raise awareness of the need to improve women’s rights. There needs to be even greater policy intervention, however.

Video roundup: engaging African learners, changing lives in Zambia, empowering women in Senegal & Cameroon, and more
January 5, 2015 ♦ No Comment

More than twenty online videos from June – December 2014 show how technology is educating youth, empowering women, and strengthening economies.

Reasons why Cameroon needs to open up its 3G market
July 6, 2014 ♦ No Comment
Reasons why Cameroon needs to open up its 3G market

Cameroon lags behind other African nations in terms of broadband affordability. A recent Research ICT Africa policy brief addresses what is causing the high cost – and what can potentially be done to remedy the situation.

Quick African broadband trends from Akamai’s ‘The State of the Internet, Q1 2014′ report
June 27, 2014 ♦ One Comment
Quick African broadband trends from Akamai’s ‘The State of the Internet, Q1 2014′ report

According to Akamai, Sudan has seen rapid growth in fixed broadband speeds in 2014. Libya has seen a continued decline. South Africa’s average connection speed is around 2.6 Mbps.

OA News: May 26 – June 15, 2014
June 15, 2014 ♦ No Comment

African ICT news headlines, perspectives, and briefs from early June 2014 represent 36 countries.