Tag: internet penetration
Across most Sub-Saharan African (SSA) markets the main elements that make up a successful e-commerce environment is still lacking - things like internet penetration, digital payment options and third party logistics delivery options aren't yet as developed here as they are globally, but these things haven't stopped the next guest from getting into the space in a big way. CNBC Africa spoke to CEO of Cars45, Etop Ikpe for more.
African countries are listed among those with the lowest internet speed yet with the most expensive communication and internet cost in the world.
Despite Rwanda boasting of a more than 90 per cent internet penetration figures, the number of Rwandan hosted websites still lags behind when compared to her East African neighbours. In a bid to increase this figure the country's ministry of ICT through an umbrella organisation RICTA has launched a campaign to get more Rwandan businesses registered using the local domain ‘.rw’. To shed more light on this, CEO of Ricta, Grace Ingabire joins CNBC Africa for more.
Kenyan start-up aims to connect 4bn people worldwide
Is Nigeria’s broadband infrastructure underutilised?