Articles By Edris Kisambira

Ugandan carrier launches wireless Internet service

Ugandan carrier launches wireless Internet service

KAMPALA, UGANDA - After spending some US$10 million on a new 8-meter satellite and WiMax devices supplied by Motorola, Warid...

December 16th, 2008 Edris Kisambira
Uganda legislators approve US$75 million for data backbone

Uganda legislators approve US$75 million for data backbone

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Uganda's parliament has approved a US$75 million loan for the second and third phases of the country's...

December 9th, 2008 Edris Kisambira
Rwanda mobile operator rolls out GSM, 3G network

Rwanda mobile operator rolls out GSM, 3G network

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Rwanda's second mobile telephone operator, Rwandatel, has replaced its CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) platform with a...

December 4th, 2008 Edris Kisambira
African governments must buy IP addresses before depletion

African governments must buy IP addresses before depletion

KAMPALA, UGANDA - As they grapple to build national data backbones with the imminent arrival of fiber optics, are African...

November 10th, 2008 Edris Kisambira
Lack of research widening digital divide, ICT minister says

Lack of research widening digital divide, ICT minister says

KAMPALA, UGANDA - A lack of ICT research and limited co-operation and information sharing among research groups is widening the...

October 20th, 2008 Edris Kisambira
Orange set to enter Uganda mobile market

Orange set to enter Uganda mobile market

KAMPALA, UGANDA - New competition is coming to Uganda's mobile telephony market in the form of France Telecom and its...

October 20th, 2008 Edris Kisambira
Ugandan carrier enhances mobile Internet with Opera House deal

Ugandan carrier enhances mobile Internet with Opera House deal

KAMPALA, UGANDA - MTN Uganda customers are now set for a better Internet browsing experience on their cell phones. The...

September 10th, 2008 Edris Kisambira
Uganda software incubation centre takes off

Uganda software incubation centre takes off

KAMPALA, UGANDA - The Makerere University Faculty of Computing & IT has launched the National Software Incubation Centre (NSIC), which...

August 4th, 2008 Edris Kisambira
Universities to translate Firefox into African language

Universities to translate Firefox into African language

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Makerere University of Uganda and Rhodes University of South Africa are collaborating to translate Mozilla's Firefox Internet...

August 4th, 2008 Edris Kisambira
VSAT demand in Africa grows despite fibre optic threat

VSAT demand in Africa grows despite fibre optic threat

KAMPALA, UGANDA - At an evening cocktail party in Kampala last week, Afsat Communications general manager and technology guru Job...

June 23rd, 2008 Edris Kisambira