“In an effort to hook up a billion people in emerging markets, the internet search giant, Google, plans to provide funding and assist in activating “wireless networks” in sub-Saharan Africa, sources told Wall Street Journal (WSJ) at the weekend.
The US-based business newspaper reported that Google is using a “patchwork quilt of technologies” and is in talks with relevant authorities from South Africa to Kenya.
Admission to the massive treasure of internet data and the equipment to use it has been seen as very important in uplifting economies in Africa and South East Asia. . .” Ventures Africa has the full story.