Author Archives: DEIEA

Government should invest in expanding the Internet coverage and speed before taxation.

Kampala 16th August 2016; the Unwanted Witness Uganda and the Digital Empowerment Initiative for Eastern Africa want...

The 2015-16 Affordability Report

Executive Summary The Affordability Drivers Index Poverty and inequality The gender gap in...

The Collective Investment Imperative: Why Universal Access and Service Funds are Important for Affordable Internet

A4AI is pleased to share with you our new paper, “Universal Access and Service Funds in the Broadband Era: The...

Digital Empowerment Initiative for Eastern Africa welcomes Government’s plan to improve Internet connectivity and broadband services in line with regional initiatives

Digital Empowerment Initiative for Eastern Africa welcomes Government’s plan to improve Internet connectivity and...

Govenment Give laptops to schools in east, north

Facebook Expands Search To All 2 Trillion Posts, Surfacing Public Real-Time News

Facebook is ready to challenge Google and Twitter for control of real-time news search and the news itself. Starting...

Huawei Overtakes Xiaomi To Top China’s Smartphone Market For First Time: Report

Huawei, the Chinese tech firm that produces smartphones in addition to networking equipment, became the top seller of...

India exempts social media from encryption policy

The Indian government has exempted social media applications from a new encryption policy after public uproar over the...

WhatsApp Hits 900M Monthly Users, Edges Closer To An Actual Business Model

Happy Friday! Today is WhatsApp monthly active user number update time, folks. The Facebook-owned messaging service,...

BlackBerry Goes Shopping Again, Buys Good Technology

BlackBerry pulled a surprise move this morning when it announced that it’s purchasing mobile device management...