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Looking Back at 20 Years of ICT4D, and the Approaching Future

Looking Back at 20 Years of ICT4D, and the Approaching Future

Published on: Jan 01 2020 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
I started publishing Balancing Act’s News Update in 2000. Every Sunday I would pick over a range of websites in English and French to edit a series of news items...
An Axis of ICT Entropy: 5 State Telecom Companies That Need Privatization Now

An Axis of ICT Entropy: 5 State Telecom Companies That Need Privatization Now

Published on: May 12 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on An Axis of ICT Entropy: 5 State Telecom Companies That Need Privatization Now
African politicians would like to persuade us that state telecommunications companies are a key part of closing the digital divide and joining the information societies....
Teachers Are Central to ICT Enabled Educational Change

Teachers Are Central to ICT Enabled Educational Change

Published on: Oct 21 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Teachers Are Central to ICT Enabled Educational Change
I am Russell Southwood of Smart Monkey TV and in July, I was at the How is ICT Impacting Education in Rwanda? Tech Salon DC on the experience of using technology...
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...
$4 Million Dollar Business Opportunity: Mobile Phone Music Downloads

$4 Million Dollar Business Opportunity: Mobile Phone Music Downloads

Published on: May 17 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on $4 Million Dollar Business Opportunity: Mobile Phone Music Downloads
When Russel Southwood of Balancing Act, interviewed Ken Njoroge, CEO of Cellulant, on mobile phone music downloads, I was expecting a general overview of the musical...