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EA states to roll out faster Internet speeds but rules pose a hurdle

Published on January 11, 2016

East African governments are intensifying investments in fast speed (4G) Internet but navigating the regulations of each country could pose a hurdle for those targeting seamless services across the region.

Tanzania and Uganda have adopted a first-come first-serve allocation model; Rwanda a state-led option, while Kenya has taken on an open sharing model that leaves smaller players and new entrants at the mercy of the country’s three leading operators — Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom Kenya. Read more. Source | East African