Practical Insights on Internet Adoption

Wow! Viber Beats Facebook in Myanmar

Wow! Viber Beats Facebook in Myanmar

Published on: Sep 12 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Often, we have the perception that a developing country’s use of technology is limited to voice and SMS text messages on basic or feature phones. When you...
Why Senegal Internet Adoption Lags Behind Kenya, Nigeria, and Other African Nations

Why Senegal Internet Adoption Lags Behind Kenya, Nigeria, and Other African Nations

Published on: Oct 15 2012 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Looking across Africa, a discrepancy shows itself. Nigeria, with all its problems, has 30% of its population online. Kenya, once a tech backwater, has a 74% Internet...
Do Not Pity Those That Think Facebook Is the Internet

Do Not Pity Those That Think Facebook Is the Internet

Published on: Oct 12 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Do Not Pity Those That Think Facebook Is the Internet
Christopher Mims has a well researched article on Facebook’s plan to find its next billion users and convince them the internet and Facebook are the same. He has...
Pop Quiz: What Percentage of Tanzanians Are Online?

Pop Quiz: What Percentage of Tanzanians Are Online?

Published on: Apr 23 2012 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
There is nonstop news and buzz around new fiber optic cables circling Africa, the explosive growth of mobile phones, and Facebook’s domination of social...