With the annual Internet Governance Forum kicking off this week in Guadalajara, Mexico, we developed a guide for participants from the Middle East and North Africa, identifying sessions on themes relevant in the region: human rights, security, trade, a
Inveneo is proud to announce that its Executive Director, Bruce Baikie, has recently accepted position as a member of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) for Development Subcommittee to the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee for International Communications and Information Policy.
Mobile telephony has transformed access to communication in emerging markets. In 1994, there were more telephone lines in New York City than in the whole of Africa. These days, about two thirds of the population in sub-Saharan Africa is covered by a mobile phone signal. That’s an amazing and profound change yet there are still millions of people who don’t have access to mobile networks.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that any person in possession of a mobile phone must be in want of an Internet connection. Please allow that mangling of Jane Austen to exist as a placeholder for the assumption that everyone having affordable access to communication infrastructure