Kenya ICT Board to offer grants for (local) digital content and software applications.
According to the news today, the Kenya ICT Board has issued a call for proposals from Kenyan firms and software application developers for grants to support local content and software applications. The grants are being coordinated via the Kenya ICT Board for the Transparency and Communications Project (TCIP) which is
Safaricom and NTV (launch?) mobile content partnership.
According to the Daily Nation yesterday, Safaricom and NTV have entered into a mobile content partnership. The article states that NTV will provide mobile content on both its web site and Safaricom’s mobile portal (Safaricom Live) for download. However, the strange thing is that neither of the URLs provided for
Kenyan Internet portal race is already out of the blocks.
Its becoming increasingly apparent that the soon to be operational high speed undersea data cables that will connect Kenya to the rest of the world are fueling the emergence of local Internet portals. These developments are an obvious move to capitalize on the fact that Kenya currently has very limited