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The Internet in Kenya: 15 years on…

This is a presentation I made this morning at the Kenya ICT Board’s Tandaa Symposium on (digital) local content. I talked about the some of the history of the Internet since in landed in Kenya (widely) around 1995 to-date as well as implications going forward where local content is concerned. You can view the SlideShare presentation below:

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7 Comments

  1. Peter Gathunuku
    March 8, 2010 at 6:59 am — Reply

    Is this available in PDF or PPT format?

  2. March 8, 2010 at 3:41 pm — Reply

    I remember my first encounter with e-mail in Nairobi back in 1994 when this friend of mine told me about it and I couldn’t believe it.

    Indeed, we’ve come a long way!

  3. March 9, 2010 at 6:24 am — Reply

    FIDOnet
    KPTC X.25
    .-= Ben Parker´s last blog .. =-.

    • May 30, 2012 at 6:31 am — Reply

      I didn’t see much “history”. Talk to Karanja Gakio and Ayisi Makatiani and others then you will have real history. Remember Shem Ochudho and ARCC??

      • July 1, 2012 at 8:08 am — Reply

        Jason, I know all of them. I worked at Africa Online for a few years. Indeed, one of the things I am thinking of doing is interviewing these personalities to get some perspectives on what it was like at the very beginning of Africa’s Internet services sector. Look out for updates later this year.

  4. October 14, 2014 at 3:22 pm — Reply

    Hi. We are planning to celebrate the World Internet Day. Can you attend and do a presentation?

    • October 31, 2014 at 12:46 pm — Reply

      @Oloo this could be possible. What is the date and at what time?

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