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Re: Networking in Africa...
> Would that friend be so kind as to name more than a handful places in > Africa with IP connectivity (multinational companies do not count). Hi Alex, Access beyond the capital cities varies, but as several folks have pointed out, there is IP connectivity to all countries in the region, run by local ISPs, telcos, and universities, etc. Eritrea was the last country on the continent to bring up an IP link - in November 2000. Tunisia was the first to connect to the global Internet in March 1991, followed by South Africa later that year, etc. A few relatively recent updates, from engineers we work with in the respective countries... http://www.nsrc.org/db/lookup/operation=lookup-report/ID=1014648054895:488740490/fromPage=UG http://www.nsrc.org/db/lookup/operation=lookup-report/ID=1011802447635:489025450/fromPage=CD http://www.nsrc.org/db/lookup/operation=lookup-report/ID=1007087598617:489022638/fromPage=GN http://www.nsrc.org/db/lookup/operation=lookup-report/ID=1037285984211:488846420/fromPage=TN http://www.nsrc.org/db/lookup/operation=lookup-report/ID=1022602245849:488913539/fromPage=TZ http://www.nsrc.org/db/lookup/operation=lookup-report/ID=1037635414317:489052248/fromPage=MU http://nsrc.org/AFRICA/ML/ml-topo-janvier-2001.gif http://www.nsrc.org/AFRICA/GH/ncs-topo-jan-2002.gif etc. Steve Huter