The idea for AfTerFibre is simple enough. Distribute the load of gathering information on terrestrial fibre optic cable projects in Africa by creating an online resource that anyone can contribute... Read More – ‘AfTerFibre – GitHub, KML, and finally a plan’.
The release last week of ResearchICTAfrica (RIA)’s report on mobile phone pricing in Africa has provoked a little controversy in South Africa. The facts are quite damning. South Africa has some... Read More – ‘How the ANC is Squandering South Africa’s Digital FutureGive us a leader!’.
I try not to be shocked any more at new announcements of undersea cable projects that are destined for African shores. But it’s no good. I am gobstopped again with the announcement of the... Read More – ‘African Undersea Cable Map Goes Non-Linear’.
One of the less professional sounding quotes from me in the media in the last few months is the one to the right where I introduce the technical terms “bananas” into the undersea cable... Read More – ‘Race for the South Atlantic- Which cable will be first to connect Africa with Brazil?’.