For most Africans, the first online experience comes not via desktop-computers or laptops, but on smartphones. But internet access is usually expensive. A start-up company in South Africa is helping locals in poor townships to get connected.
According to a German media report, Berlin plans to further reduce liability risks for public Wi-Fi hotspot providers. Under the draft bill, authorities would also be unable to impose password protection.
The German government has cleared the way for open and private WiFi hotspots. A provider liability law that makes hotspot providers responsible for users' activity has long limited public WiFi and is set to be scrapped.
As deals with the US continue to accelerate, Cuba has signed a deal with Google to enable faster access to content from the US tech giant. Internet service is notoriously limited and slow on the communist island.
Cuba ranks among the countries with the worst internet connectivity worldwide. Now Cuba’s government has set up 35 wireless hotspots at public locations, making internet access a lot easier.
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