Thursday, 18 Jul 2013

Stuck in pilot mode

Research about the potential of the internet in Africa shows while Kenya is a keen developer of ICT solutions, many bright ideas remain in pilot mode. “Impact of the internet in Africa”, a study by strategic advisory firm Dalberg, outlines a range of ICT based ideas from Kenya and other countries in Africa – which should have been scaled up for the benefit of citizens by now, but which have remained in the start-up phase.
As 15% of the world’s population lives in Sub-Saharan Africa, but only 6% of the world’s Internet users do, the researchers asked: “what impact has the internet had in Africa?”.

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