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One of the great policy and governance questions of today and the future is how to provide Internet to all of humanity (Sambuli, 2016). Various strategies are being deployed to connect the “next billion” Internet users - most of whom are in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
In Kenya the government has created an enabling environment that has allowed network operators to make significant investment in infrastructure to meet the ever growing consumer demand for high speed broadband…Continue
Posted on May 5, 2016 at 3:46pm
Airtel, a mobile Operator in Kenya has launched the Airtel UnlimiNet, a mobile data plan a zero rated plan that enables subscribers to download and upload online content without incurring data usage charges or having their usage counted against data usage limits. This means that subscribers can keep browsing (Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp,…Continue
Posted on April 2, 2015 at 11:00am
For the thousands of residents in Hiran, Middle and Lower Jubba regions who have been unable to access the internet on their mobile phones for the past two weeks, al-Shabaab's internet blackout represents a new burden in life, one that makes communicating with loved ones around the world a nearly impossible endeavour....…Continue
Posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:29pm — 1 Comment
An Arabic net address ending has become the first to go live as part of the rollout of more than 1,000 new generic top-level domain (gTLD) name suffixes.
The first websites ending in شبكة. - pronounced dot shabaka, and meaning web - went online a day ahead of schedule.
Posted on February 5, 2014 at 7:51am
Argentina has introduced new restrictions on online shopping as part of efforts to stop foreign currency reserves from falling any further.
Anyone buying items through international websites will now need to sign a declaration and produce it at a customs office, where the packages have to be collected.
The procedure will need to be repeated for every…Continue
Posted on January 22, 2014 at 3:01pm