Africa’s Internet Infrastructure

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Eric Osiakwan and Ethan Zuckerman join Berkman Center visitors and participants to discuss current developments in Africa’s Internet and communications infrastructure, as a follow-up to their Luncheon Series talk last September.

Download the audio podcast (time: 1:35:38).

In this lively conversation with a great deal of questions and answers, we hear about exciting possibilities and innovations, as well as challenges, in connecting African communities to each other and to the global web.

Eric is the Executive Secretary both of the African Internet Service Providers Association (AfrISPA) and the Ghana Internet Service Providers Association (GISPA). And Ethan is a Berkman Center fellow, focusing on the impact of technology on the developing world. Ethan is also a co-founder of the Berkman-sponsored popular international citizen journalism project Global Voices.

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