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Community Networks key to connecting Africa, says Internet Society

As Internet access continues to grow in Africa, with over 450 million people now connected to the Internet, more than 60 percent of the population still remains offline. Community Networks are a key way to address this connectivity gap,...

Protecting Privacy and Personal Data in Africa

At the Africa Internet Summit in Dakar, Senegal, the Internet Society and the African Union Commission unveiled a new set of Guidelines that highlight how privacy protection and the responsible use of personal data are critical factors in building...

Internet Society to boost technology training in Africa

In an agreement signed with the African Network Operators Group (AfNOG), the Internet Society has announced that it will contribute USD 150,000 to support an improved offering of network technology training programs in Africa. AfNOG serves as a forum for...

AU questions high roaming rates in Africa

In a rare statement on mobile telephone rates, the African Union has decried the high cost of roaming charges on the continent, saying it is hurting customers’ ability to travel and maintain connectivity. The AU also urged operators to...

AU, Internet Society focus on Exchange Point rollout

The Internet Society has announced that it has been selected by the African Union (AU) to conduct community mobilisation and technical aspects workshops to support the establishment of Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) in AU Member States as part of the African...
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New Samsung AI TVs Redefine Home Entertainment

Samsung South Africa unveiled its 2024 TV and sound device portfolio at the Unbox & Discover at the Samsung...
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