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Africa: Mobile Web Content in East Africa

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Technology

Erik comments on Vodafone's policy paper on “Broadband in Emerging Markets” [1]: “This paper has identified two important barriers to the further diffusion of mobile internet usage across East Africa: lack of m-government policies; and, more important, an absence of charging mechanisms which share the cost of mobile internet access between end-users and content providers.”