European Investment Bank unveils fibre plan for 2.5m Africans
EIB investment will enable the construction of 1 200 kilometres of fibre, part of the 20 000 kilometres that BCS plans to build in Africa.Samuel Mungadze
ITU remains concerned despite US$24bn collected for global connectivity
Rwanda acknowledges role played by Secretary-General of the UN agency Houlin Zhao.
ITU unveils AI platform to hasten community development
The platform will stimulate cooperation across borders to foster impactful partnerships in the field of AI.
UN, ITU tap into AI tech to improve road safety globally
Artificial intelligence will be vital in helping reduce the number of deaths on roads, especially in developing countries, says the United Nations.
Global initiative to give 3.4bn access to smartphones
The Vodafone and ITU project will identify policy, commercial and circular-economy interventions to increase smartphone access.
ITU study lifts the lid on ICT adoption in Africa
Albeit slow, the African region witnesses signs of growth in terms of ICT infrastructure, reveals an International Telecommunication Union study.
ITU Connect2Recover to boost Africa’s post-COVID connectivity
The International Telecommunication Union’s Connect2Recover initiative aims to expand access to affordable and reliable connectivity in Africa.
Africa needs accelerated ICT, renewable energy investment
UNESCO’s Dr Huber Gijzen encourages investment in renewable energy and ICT infrastructure on the continent, to boost education efforts.
Other barriers to internet use says ITU
Organisation details analysis of ICT price trends in 2019.
Telecoms, networks vital in response to COVID-19
ITU launches platform to protect telecommunication networks and support fight against pandemic.
Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa
The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.
Africa sees strong Internet growth
For the first time, more than half of the world's population is now using the Internet, but only a quarter of those in Africa.