Understanding what is happening in ICT in Mozambique
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- Internet Access, Affordability And Use
: Francisco Mabila
Enablers: The entry of the third mobile operator (Movitel) in 2011 shook up the market, leading to lower prices, better voice and data coverage, and higher traffic volumes.technological advances enabling the provision of cheaper mobile handsets and other mobile devices that run internet applications, coupled with improved operator access to international bandwidth (through the SEACOM and EASSy submarine cables). Challenges: The ICT Policy (Politica de Informática) is 12 years old and needs to be reviewed in order to align national priorities with the new developments in the ICT sector and other global trends. Trends: Internet access in Mozambique is shifting from PC to mobile connections.
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