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Is African broadband data worth it?
January 20, 2015 ♦ One Comment
Is African broadband data worth it?

A Research ICT Africa policy brief from June 2014 asks the question: “Is broadband data worth the money?” The answer depends on where you live.

SSA broadband facts from ‘MIS 2014′ report only marginally improved this year
January 17, 2015 ♦ No Comment
SSA broadband facts from ‘MIS 2014′ report only marginally improved this year

A recent ITU report examines global ICT development, the cost of broadband, and how youth are driving internet usage. We’ve broken out how trends apply to African countries.

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.

Kenyans and South Africans view the Internet more positively than other global regions
June 18, 2014 ♦ No Comment
Kenyans and South Africans view the Internet more positively than other global regions

A survey of 1,000 Kenyans and South Africans finds they view the state of the Internet more positively than those in other regions. Moreover, Africans feel more strongly that the Internet can improve knowledge-sharing, the economy, and political awareness.

Online Africa Weekly Top 10: mobile money, tech ecosystems, local content, solar power, and more
May 12, 2014 ♦ No Comment

Our top 10 stories from the past week feature themes relating to mobile money, tech ecosystems, local content, solar power, and more.

In the African context, focus on mobile broadband instead of just “home access”
May 5, 2014 ♦ No Comment
In the African context, focus on mobile broadband instead of just “home access”

In the African context, home internet access statistics should be looked at with a wary eye. Mobile broadband is a better barometer for change.