Thursday, July 17, 2008

Fibre for Africa - Opening up Affordable Bandwidth in Africa

Opening up Affordable Bandwidth in Africa

map of telecoms transmission networksFrom the site:

This web site has been put together to provide basic information about international bandwidth in Africa, its costs and the existence of monopoly access to it. Bandwidth is the means through which Africa as a continent communicates with itself and the rest of the world. Those who have put the site together believe that the high costs of international bandwidth on the continent are an obstacle to the its social and economic development.

Image: Telecoms transmissions networks in Africa, Source: Paul Hamilton, Acacia Atlas, IDRC

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