Last week I presented a paper on the state of broadband in Africa at the 2010 Nigeria IT collaboration conference with emphasis on the fact that even with the arrival of fiber optic cables, VSAT still has a major role to play in Africa in the longer term. I also presented on the need for development and hosting of local content within Africa. Here is another blog link with excepts: http://itrealms.blogspot.com/2010/09/vsat-remains-cheapest-accessible.html

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