The State of Internet Access in Uganda

The State of Internet Access in Uganda

Author: 
Mwesige, Peter G.
Place: 
Hershey
Publisher: 
IGI Global
Date published: 
2005
Editor: 
Marshall, Stewart
Journal Title: 
Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology
Source: 
Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology
Abstract: 

n recent years, Uganda has witnessed an astronomical growth in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector. For example, between December 1996 and December 2003, the number of cellular phone subscribers rose from 3,000 to 777,563, Internet subscribers grew from 504 to 7,024, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) increased from two to 17, and public pay phones increased from 1,258 to 3,456 (UCC, 2004).

CITATION: Mwesige, Peter G.. The State of Internet Access in Uganda edited by Marshall, Stewart . Hershey : IGI Global , 2005. Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology - Available at: http://library.au.int/state-internet-access-uganda