Daily Archives: June 12, 2009

  • The switch-off of analogue television broadcasts due to take place across the US on Friday has done little to boost pay-TV subscriptions and could result in weeks of confusion for the millions of non-digital households facing blank screens.
  • The fight between Microsoft and the European Union over how to bring greater competition to the internet browser market erupted anew late yesterday as the software company sought to preempt stringent anti-trust action being planned by Brussels.

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East Africa will on Friday move closer to ending its isolation as the world’s last region not connected to the global broadband network, reports Barney Jopson from Nairobi. A fibre-optic undersea cable will “land” at the Kenyan port of Mombasa.

Continue reading Barney Jopson’s report from East Africa