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OTT – Threat or opportunity for African Telcos?

September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

By Christoph Stork, Steve Esselaar and Chenai ChairThis paper analyses the transition from the voice and SMS era of mobile telephony to the data-only era, and the strategies that operators have adopted during this transition phase. Key drivers for the [...]


September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Alison Gillwald (PhD) Executive Director, Research ICT Africa, Adjunct Professor, University of Cape Town, Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice. Paper Presented at the Law and Development Research Conference: University of Antwerp 20-22 September 2017 In September [...]

Onkokame Mothobi participating in ITU Expert Group on Telecommunication/ICT Indicators (EGTI)

September 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The 8th Meeting of the Expert Group on Telecommunication/ICT Indicators (EGTI) is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 12-13 September 2017. The meeting will be organized by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) [...]


How Ordinary People Got Connected

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Bridging policy and technical research on internet measurements in Africa

On the first of June 2017 at the Africa Internet Summit in Nairobi Kenya, RIA and AFRINIC officially formalised the coming together of the technical community and the policy research community in ICT.

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Mozilla Announces 15 New Fellows for Science, Advocacy, and Media

Mozilla is announcing 15 new Fellows in the realms of science, advocacy, and media. These technologists, researchers, activists, and artists will spend the next 10 months making the Internet a better place.

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Beyond Access survey in
Ghana and Nigeria

In fulfilling its mission to fill-up a gap on ICT access and use indicators for evidence-based policy making across African countries, Research ICT Africa is in the 2017 round of household and individual survey.

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