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It's no secret that telecommunications companies across Africa have regularly complained about OTT (Over The Top) platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, Skype, and others. Ayoba seems to be MTN's answer to them as it hits 1 million active users.
Google South Africa has announced the launch of Google Station in the Cape Flats. This means community members will have access to free, high-quality wifi at over 109 sites in the Cape Flats.
A new Internet Exchange Point (IXP) has been launched in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Located in Lubumbashi, it is expected that the new IXP will provide faster and more reliable Internet access to people of the DRC.
A report has found that mobile data costs in Africa are 3,5 times the "affordable" threshold. This is said to be as a result of low-level competition in most countries which is pushing up prices.
The Southern Africa Non-Government Organizations Network (SANGONeT) and the Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa (OSISA) Present The Southern Africa Regional Dialogue on Internet Access taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa on the 5thand 6th November 2019.