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Posts Tagged ‘internet penetration’

  • Meryl Malcomess

    Africa’s growing – are you waiting for change?

    September 3, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on Africa’s growing – are you waiting for change?

    It’s an exciting time to be in Africa. According to the Institute of Security Studies, Southern Africa (excluding South Africa) is projected to have the highest growth rate of any region in the world over the next 15-20 years. Technology is undoubtedly a...

  • Thomas Mbalu

    Twinpine appoints Thomas Mbalu as country manager

    June 27, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, PeopleComments Off on Twinpine appoints Thomas Mbalu as country manager

    Twinpine Network has appointed Thomas Mbalu as Country Manager, East African region. Mbalu, a multiple-award winning Digital and Creative expert, brings depth and well versed experience in Digital Marketing, Social, Media and Mobile Advertising, having...

  • Accra will be the center of the ICT park. (Image source: DS Land)

    Ghana: Over 80% yet to have internet access

    October 2, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana: Over 80% yet to have internet access

    Representatives from over 30 Ghanaian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have appealed to the government to prioritise and increase investment for improving internet penetration and access in the country. “The internet has become the most influential...

  • South Africa still behind in Internet penetration

    May 23, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa still behind in Internet penetration

    While Internet connectivity is on a steady rise in South Africa, the nation is still far behind the other countries that make up the BRICS nations. South Africa’s Internet penetration is currently at 13.9%, according to a study done by Analytix Business...

  • Universal security a smart choice for safe surfing

    April 16, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on Universal security a smart choice for safe surfing

    With an estimated figure of over 2 billion Internet users globally, it is evident that Internet penetration is certainly increasing. Yet, considering the fact that 780 signatures for new malicious programs that target sensitive financial information are added...

  • MTN to improve internet in Ghana

    November 23, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN to improve internet in Ghana

    Telecommunications company MTN has said that it will be committed to increasing the internet penetration of Ghana, which is currently at only 5.2%, compared to 11.5% for the rest of Africa, and aims to close the gap between Ghana and the rest of the...

  • Kenya to launch countrywide internet awareness campaign

    August 2, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya to launch countrywide internet awareness campaign

    DESPITE the arrival and successful operation of a third undersea fibre optic cable, East Africa Submarine System (EASSy) the penetration of the internet in rural communities is still very low. Both the service providers and the Ministry of Information and...