Internet Society Partners with Facebook to Expand Internet Connectivity in Africa

Currently, 42% of countries in Africa lack IXPs, which means that most of their domestic Internet traffic is exchanged through points outside their respective...

Community Networks key to connecting Africa, says Internet Society

The Internet Society in partnership with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and Zenzeleni Networks will hold the third Africa Community Networks Summit in...

African Businesses to License ONEm’s Internet-like Service Technology

ONEm has also developed a blockchain technology accessible over SMS to support unique applications ONEm Communications is bringing internet-like services to millions of people without...

Microsoft to invest US$5bn in IoT

Today, we are announcing that we will invest $5 billion in the Internet of Things over the next four years. The reason we are...

9th annual Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum

The Internet Society (www.InternetSociety.org) and African IXP Association (AFIX) (www.AF-IX.net) have announced that they will hold the 9th annual Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum...

Johannesburg gets ready for 2nd IOT Forum Africa

The second edition of what has been billed as Africa's leading Internet of Things (IoT) event, Internet of Things Forum Africa 2018 (#IOTFA2018) is...

MainOne and Tizeti partner with Facebook to improve internet connectivity in Lagos

Internet services will be more accessible across Lagos Mainland including Ajao Estate, Surulere, Ikeja, Omole, Magodo, Gbagada, Oworonshoki, Bariga, Anthony Village, Ogudu, Ojota, Ketu...

Chinese Internet, telecommunication companies reach out for ‘Online Silk Road’

More digital hubs will be established to cover more trade routes, paving the way for a global “digital silk road” As China gradually rolls out...

Middle East and Africa to spend $8bln on IoT in 2017

Middle East organizations are adopting the latest Internet of Things (IoT) technology infrastructure to drive the wider region’s $8 billion market, global IoT enabler...

Mozilla-backed research reveals main barriers to internet access in African countries

The research aims to understand, from a comparative perspective, how the citizens use the internet when data is subsidised and when it is not Rwanda...

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