Quick Answer: Who is the first telecom in Africa?

When did Africa get Internet?

So the company’s acquisition of a leased line to the Internet was a major step forward. The line went into operation on 21 August 1995, making Ghana the first country in West Africa to have a permanent Internet connection.

Why is Internet so expensive in Africa?

As a consequence of the scarce overall bandwidth provided by cable connections, a large section of Internet traffic in Africa goes through expensive satellite links. In general, thus, the cost of Internet access (and even more so broadband access) is unaffordable by most of the population.

Which telecom company is best?

This can lower or even outweigh potential returns.

  • #1 AT&T Inc. (T)
  • #2 Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)
  • #3 Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (NTTYY)
  • #4 Deutsche Telekom AG (DTEGY)
  • #5 T-Mobile US Inc. ( TMUS)
  • #6 Vodafone Group PLC (VOD)
  • #7 Telefonica SA (TEF)
  • #8 America Movil SAB de CV (AMX)

What are the 4 ages of information technology?

The Four Ages Of Technology

  • The Premechanical Age. 3000 B.C.- 1450 A.D.
  • The Mechanical Age: 1450 – 1840.
  • The Electronic Age: 1940 – Present.
  • The Electromechanical Age: 1840 – 1940.

Who is the No 1 telecom company in world?

World’s largest telecom companies by total revenue

Rank Company Total revenue (US$ billion)
1 AT&T $171.7
2 Verizon Communications $128.2
3 Deutsche Telekom $122.3
4 China Mobile $116.8
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Who is the father of Internet in Africa?

Nii Quaynor

Nii Narku Quaynor
Prof. Nii Narku Quaynor
Born Nii Narku Quaynor
Occupation Computer Scientist
Known for Developing telecommunications and Internet in Africa
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