Internet - In Brief


- The Mauritian government is planning to extend the footprint of the nation’s Wi-Fi network by installing 144 additional access points throughout the country, including the island of Rodrigues, local news agency Business Mega reports. According to the article, the new terminals will be placed in private schools, post offices and public beaches, as well as at: Bagatelle, Jumbo Riche Terre and Phoenix, La Croisette and Caudan, Ebony, Idrice Goomany centre, L’Escalier, Jeetoo hospital and Jeetoo airport.

- The Kenyan government through the ICT Authority and the Kenya Education Network Trust (KENET) has officially launched the KENET Network, a US$22.5 million basic internet bandwidth service that connects member institutions at competitive and sustainable prices.