Cheap Smartphones Push Up Data Usage in Uganda

According to a report by Jumia, an online retail portal, the Internet users have increased over the last five years as the availability of cheap internet-enabled smartphones deepened penetration of data services.



  • Uganda:   Cheap Smartphones Push Up Data Usage

    Observer, 8 May 2017

    Uganda's internet users have increased over the last five years as availability of cheap internet-enabled smartphones deepened penetration of data services, according to a report… Read more »

With increased use of mobile devices, Internet cafes have almost become irrelevant and are feeling the financial pinch.

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    Business Day, 25 April 2017

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