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Regional Academic Network on IT Policy (RANITP)

By |2018-01-15T12:26:29+02:00Jan 15th, 2018|Categories: Home, RANITP|Tags: , , , , , , |

Since January 2017, Research ICT Africa has been hosting the Regional Academic Network on IT Policy (RANITP) The project aims at promoting high-level multidisciplinary research on ICT policy across the African continent, and the current phase is focused on providing the necessary evidence to inform policy processes on the implementation of cloud computing services [...]

Navigating affordability for internet access and use: Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria and South Africa studies

By |2017-01-25T08:18:47+02:00Jan 25th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Broadband 4 Africa, Demand side ICT data, Prepaid bundles, RIA Rap|Tags: , , , , |

Knowing from previous research that affordability is one of the primary barriers to internet access, and particularly to optimal use, Research ICT Africa (RIA) conducted focus groups in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Rwanda in November last year. The purpose of this Mozilla-funded research, one part of its Equal Rating project, was to obtain qualitative information that [...]

Participate in a Mobile Broadband Performance Study!

By |2015-11-24T08:16:46+02:00Nov 24th, 2015|Categories: Gender and Internet rights, Internet governance, Pricing, quality of service, RIA Rap|Tags: , , , , |

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 app (https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=GTNoise&hl=en or scan the QR code) and [...]