Practical Insights on Internet Bandwidth

Your Fancy Android App Needs an Offline Mode

Your Fancy Android App Needs an Offline Mode

Published on: Jun 01 2017 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
You’ve done your user-centered design, you’ve assessed your constituents, and you’ve determined that an Android application is the best way to...
Beware The Sweet Seduction of 3G Mobile Broadband Data Hype

Beware The Sweet Seduction of 3G Mobile Broadband Data Hype

Published on: Aug 12 2013 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
We have all heard the siren song of 3G or even 4G mobile broadband data changing the dynamics of Internet access across Africa. If you believe the hype, everyone...
7 strategies to target Africa’s broadband consumers

7 strategies to target Africa’s broadband consumers

Published on: May 23 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 7 strategies to target Africa’s broadband consumers
This is a screenshot of an Internet bandwidth speed test I did at a hotel in Dar es Salaam. At 1.65 Mbs, that’s the fastest speed I’ve ever recorded...
8 Ways to Improve Internet Bandwidth Speeds in Computer Labs

8 Ways to Improve Internet Bandwidth Speeds in Computer Labs

Published on: Apr 19 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 8 Ways to Improve Internet Bandwidth Speeds in Computer Labs
Internet bandwidth – everyone wants more, no matter where you are or who is looking at the screen. Yet, its as much a matter of perception as anything else...
Is Kenya beating Nigeria in Internet Business Opportunities?

Is Kenya beating Nigeria in Internet Business Opportunities?

Published on: Mar 17 2010 by Oluniyi Ajao - 5 Comments
I was perplexed at The 3 Reasons Why Kenya is Beating Nigeria in Internet Business Opportunities. Could the author Wayan Vota simply be courting controversy as a...
While Kenya Waits, Cameroon Internet Prices Drop 90%

While Kenya Waits, Cameroon Internet Prices Drop 90%

Published on: Aug 31 2009 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Back in July, Kenya rejoiced with Seacom’s landing, expecting a quick and beneficial drop in Internet access costs and a dramatic increase in bandwidth. The...
Let the East African Bandwidth Pour Forth!

Let the East African Bandwidth Pour Forth!

Published on: Jul 16 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Let the East African Bandwidth Pour Forth!
If all goes according to plan, next Thursday July 23, 2009, when the Seacom cable is switched on, Internet bandwidth should pour forth from Mombassa all the way...