Tag: africa

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Saving TVWS

How do technologies die? There is no announcement of their demise. Like Homer Simpson, they simply fade back into the bushes. Acronyms like ISDN and WiMAX used to dominate telecoms news headlines but today you would never know they existed....

/ 8 March 2022
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African Telecoms Infrastructure in 2021

Welcome to the 8th annual review of telecommunications infrastructure development in Africa. It is hard to believe that another year in which most of us have operated remotely, spending large parts of our days in front of our web cameras....

/ 7 January 2022

Why Telcos Must Be Open About Their Infrastructure, And How It Could Connect The Unconnected

The telecommunications sector is worth billions of dollars and increasingly underpins every aspect of our lives, from education to commerce to family life. Yet, there is little public information about the physical infrastructure that carries the information highway. This lack...

/ 28 January 2020
African Telecommunications Infastructure 2019

Africa Telecoms Infrastructure in 2019

Welcome to the 6th annual review of telecommunications infrastructure development in Africa. This review combines my analysis of the last 12 months as well as links to over 270 articles covering a range of African telecom infrastructure development issues in...

/ 3 January 2020

LocalRating – A Better Approach to Network Neutrality and ZeroRating

It is a little over two years since the Indian communication regulator (TRAI) banned any kind of discriminatory or preferential pricing for internet services India. Credit for this ruling can be attributed to a very public campaign against Facebook’s implementation...

/ 31 July 2019