Measuring Broadband Performance in Africa

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Call for Papers International Workshop on Internet Measurements Research in Africa

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: Measuring Broadband Performance in Africa|

Call for Papers International Workshop on Internet Measurements Research in Africa IMRA Workshop International Workshop on Internet Measurements Research in Africa  Call for Papers Submission: 17 SEPTEMBER 2017 Notification: 1 OCTOBER 2017 Camera-ready submission: 30 OCTOBER 2017 Conference takes place: 11-12 DECEMBER 2017 Location: Lagos, Nigeria . Internet measurements provide useful insights into the accessibility [...]

AFRINIC/RIA Workshop on Internet measurement Initiatives in Africa

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Measuring Broadband Performance in Africa|

AFRINIC/RIA Workshop on Internet measurement Initiatives in Africa Africa Internet Summit 2017 Nairobi, Kenya Internet measurements workshop 30 May 2017 Co-organised with AFRINIC Internet measurements is a well known research area in networking, but it is still at an early stage in many developing regions including Africa. Typically, Internet measurements provide information with regard to coverage [...]

Mozilla Press release: Research ICT Africa (RIA) 2017 host organisation

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: Measuring Broadband Performance in Africa|

Mozilla Press release: Research ICT Africa (RIA) 2017 host organisation The Open Web Fellowship program empowers the next generation of open Internet leaders and advocates by embedding them at leading human rights and civil society organizations from around the world, where they can positively impact the health of the Internet and bring critical strategic expertise to [...]

Public Wi-Fi/Open access models in developing countries- Access solution or supplementary model?

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Measuring Broadband Performance in Africa|

Public Wi-Fi/Open access models in developing countries- Access solution or supplementary model? Global IGF 2016: Is public Wi-Fi an answer to affordable access to the internet now? Friday 9 December. 1130-1300 Guadalajara, Mexico. Type: Fishbowl session Workshop Organisers: Dr Alison Gillwald and Chenai Chair. Digital inequality remains the primary barrier to the harnessing of ICTs in [...]

ITID Special Issue: CPRsouth

By | June 24th, 2016|Categories: Measuring Broadband Performance in Africa|

ITID Special Issue: CPRsouth Information Technologies & International Development Publishes CPRsouth Special Issue Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are increasingly pervasive across the globe and are recognized as critical tools for modern economic development. Yet, beyond the recognition of the positive impact of ICTs on economic growth, there is a need to assess how governments and enterprises, [...]

Participate in a Mobile Broadband Performance Study!

By | November 26th, 2015|Categories: Measuring Broadband Performance in Africa|

Participate in a Mobile Broadband Performance Study! Do you have an Android phone? Help researchers at Research ICT Africa, University of Maryland, College Park, University of Cape Town and Princeton University learn more about mobile broadband performance  and how South African's use mobile data and manage the high cost of data. Download and install our mobile [...]

Participate in our Broadband Quality of Service Study

By | October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Measuring Broadband Performance in Africa|

Participate in our Broadband Quality of Service Study Want to find out about the internet speeds and performance on your ADSL connection? Have you ever wondered what the real speed you’re getting on your ADSL line is? Do you want to know how your broadband performance changes over time? Do you want to contribute to a [...]

Mobile broadband quality of service study – update

By | September 19th, 2014|Categories: Measuring Broadband Performance in Africa|

Mobile broadband quality of service study - update Research ICT Africa is still collecting mobile broadband speed and latency data for a project on measuring broadband performance in South Africa. More details on the project are available at this page. A smartphone, which was the prize for a competition open to those who participated to this study [...]