A pioneering project to bring broadband to developing countries using 'white spaces' technology has taken an unexpected turn in the typhoon-hit Philippine island of Bohol, following the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that killed thousands in October.
Google is giving one of its biggest steps in the business of providing Internet infrastructure to install a fiber optic backbone connection to dramatically improve connectivity in Kampala, Uganda.
For Google the calculation is simple: the more thi [...]
The 2013 edition of ICT4ALL Forum was held in Hammamet, in the presence of the Minister of Information Technology and Communication - Mongi Marzouk, the Chinese Ambassador - Bian Yanhua, Vice President of Huawei North Africa - Cao Jibin, Alan Chou - [...]
YooMee Africa, a wireless broadband operator in Cameroon, announced a partnership with Alcatel-Lucent to build a first LTE network in Cameroon.
According to Peter Ziegelwanger, YooMee chief technical officer (CTO), YooMee already has a live WiMAX [...]
Google, WAPA, and partners announced today (8 November) the outcomes of a successful TV White Spaces (TVWS) trial with ten schools in the Cape Town area, which began in March this year.
TV White Spaces are unused channels in the broadcast TV spectrum [...]
The high cost to provide broadband access in South Africa is exacerbated by South Africa’s low multi-dwelling ratio – i.e. how many people, on average, live in a building.
To provide broadband access to a consumer constitutes around 50% of the [...]