Research ICT Africa

Uganda SIM card registration in limbo

Comms regulator blames delays by National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) in implementing API for registration process.
Matshelane Mamabolo

Kenyans offline due to prohibitive costs, security fears

Research affirms ongoing challenges to more widespread internet connectivity in East African country.
Aug 2, 2017

'Zero rating not an on-ramp to the internet'

Mozilla believes users want and deserve Equal Rating not zero rating.

SA competition authority keen to take on high data costs

Head of Competition Commission willing to follow up on telecom Minister's caution of anti-competitive conduct.

Experts warn of regulatory tension in Africa's ICT sector in 2017

Regulators are being advised to act prudently in the months ahead to avoid stalling the continent's innovative and entrepreneurial potential.
Dec 21, 2016

Zim telecoms up despite staggering economy

Mobile data helps sector secure 15% growth.
Sep 30, 2016

Zim mobile data prices third highest in Africa

Industry experts react to contents of Research ICT Africa report.
Sep 19, 2016

SA's #DataMustFall campaign overlooks market realities

Experts say SA protest against high data rates fails to consider the cost of infrastructure required for ubiquitous connectivity.
Jul 13, 2015

Quality of Africa's ICT data under scrutiny

The generalised nature of research on ICT in Africa has some experts concerned.
Jul 31, 2013

'SA has Africa’s cheapest postpaid data prices'

Study says the country tops 12 African nations with the lowest 1GB mobile packages.