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The "exponential" growth of the ICT sector in East Africa

Published on April 26, 2016

Traffic has surged by 800 per cent between Rwanda and Uganda after the region adopted the East Africa one area network initiative in 2015, as a result calling charges have also dropped by 60 per cent and many other benefits have come about due to the EAC integration journey.

"It could be a bit difficult to summarise what has been going on in a sector that has been growing over 25 per cent over the last three years so what we have observed is the tremendous growth happening in terms of people getting connected,” said Youth and ICT, Government of Rwanda Information Communication and Technology Minister Hon Jean Philbert Nsengimana. Read more. Source | CNBC Africa