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Facts and Figures on Mobile Internet in Uganda

Lillian has a great posting that illustrates some of the hurdles and challenges in Uganda.

Less than 5% of Ugandans have access to the Internet that is according to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). Latest data shows that there are 175,568 active mobile internet users, who access internet through data-enabled devices or at fixed wireless hotspots. This increasing accessibility via mobile phone is helping to shift the internet landscape from traditional fixed access to mobile wireless access.

I was also interested to read about some of the key legislation that needs to be passed and how this can be stalled by the political process.
Read more on her blog From Uganda to You.