In the area of mobile communications, Cameroon has leapfrogged other countries in Africa with a US$36.6 million GSM wireless network infrastructure put together with technology from Ericsson South Africa, a unit of L.M. Ericsson Telephone Co. Ericsson rolled out GSM installations last week for a local South African-owned mobile operator in Cameroon, MTN Cameroon.
In an unprecedented move, Ghana's National Communication Authority (NCA) has shut down three ISPs that government officials allege were offering illegal voice-over-IP (Internet Protocol) technology in the West African country.
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