Edris Kisambira

Articles by Edris Kisambira

Ugandan carrier launches wireless Internet service

The company's WiMAX-based service gets around its slow landline offering and is already a hit, despite hardly any publicity

Uganda legislators approve US$75 million for data backbone

Project will provide basic communication to rural communities, helping improve service delivery in such fields as agriculture, education and health care

Rwanda mobile operator rolls out GSM, 3G network

Carrier replaces CDMA network, following shifts by providers in a number of countries around the world

African governments must buy IP addresses before depletion

A source warns that countries that haven't stockpiled IPv4 space temporarily won't be able to access a large part of the Internet when the world switches to IPv6

Lack of research widening digital divide, ICT minister says

The biggest challenge, says official, is the lack of access to international undersea cable systems which denies some Africans to cheap bandwidth

Orange set to enter Uganda mobile market

France Telecom and an operator owned by Middle East investors are ready to bring the popular European brand to Uganda, where only 17 per cent of the population has a mobile phone

Ugandan carrier enhances mobile Internet with Opera House deal

Pact puts specially-developed version of Opera Software's Mini browser on smartphones. The goal is to enhance the ability to surf the Web on handhelds

Uganda software incubation centre takes off

East Africa's first software incubation centre has opened to spur application developers. The goal is to help graduates 'give birth to their dream software projects'

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