Global Diffusion of the Internet IV: The Internet in Ghana

@article{Foster2004GlobalDO,
  title={Global Diffusion of the Internet IV: The Internet in Ghana},
  author={William Foster and Seymour E. Goodman and Eric Osiakwan and Adam Bernstein},
  journal={CAIS},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={38}
}
Ghana was one of the first countries in sub-Saharan Africa to gain Internet access. By 1996 it three Internet service providers (ISPs) were competing. During the Internet boom years, 19982000, the ISP and Internet Café industries in Ghana grew rapidly. In 2004, policy-makers are struggling with the question of how to fund telecommunications deployment in rural Ghana. The question is urgent because use of Voice over IP (VoIP) technology for international voice calls ate away at Ghana Telecom’s… CONTINUE READING

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