The State of Internet Access in Uganda

The State of Internet Access in Uganda

Peter G. Mwesige (Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-575-7.ch117
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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).

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