Internet News - In Brief

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- Ethiopian cellco, the Ethiopia Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) has revealed plans to launch an ADSL services in October. The service will be the first of its kind in the country.

- Nigerian IPS Linkserve has introduced a pre-paid internet access card.

The card, which comes in six options, namely: three hours Internet access cost N300; five hours at the cost of N500; 10 hours at the cost of N850; 15 hours at the cost of N1200; 20 hours at the cost of N1500 and 60 hours at the cost N2000, are currently the most affordable means of payment for dialup Internet access in the country.