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May 28, 2015

African digital indicators : 900 million and counting,mobile penetration set to to touch 80%

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The African mobile markets have been  one of the fastest growing across the world with an exploding mobile  market . One of the reason for this overnight increase in mobile users have  been " the lack of investment in  setting up  technical  infrastructure  for land lines and   wireless networks by these countries .The  African mobile market  has entirely been facilitated by investments in mobile networks  rather than the conventional  land line to mobile transformation.
Around 298 million  Africans  have internet access  with a mere 9% social media users  ( 103m) .Its mobile users exceed 900million with a 79% penetration.
Meanwhile a mere 7% use mobile to log into  their social media accounts 

June 4, 2014

Ghana ,Namibia, Kenya and Zimbabwe's broadband speed exceeds 6.5Mbps

Ghana, Zambia, Keyna,Namibia and Zimbabwe Broadband index

The African Country of Zimbabwe's average local broadband speed exceeded 6.5 Mbps, which is a new high | Techzim

"Zimbabwe’s average local broadband speed has reached a new high of 6.5 Mbps in the month of May according to NetIndex. Before now, the highest average ever reached was 5.8Mbps. Local broadband speed, loosely explained, is the rate at which one can access internet content from a locally hosted website or app. 

This ranks Zimbabwe among the countries with the highest local broadband speed in Sub Saharan Africa with only Ghana, Kenya, Namibia and Madagascar ahead who have 7 Mbps, 7.2 Mbps, 10.4 Mbps and 13.2 Mbps respectively According to Techzim- Other countries in the region – South Africa, Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique and others – all have local broadband speeds below 5.5 Mbps in the month of May.