Internet News - In Brief


- CATS-Net has introduced a wireless Internet services in Tanzania. Through this new service, it gives a consumer wireless Internet access wherever and whenever it needed. Connection will be made through the simple installation of the Axity 3G modem, a small device that plugged into either the USB port or to the Ethernet adapter of the computer. It will be on an unlimited usage fixed bandwidth basis and available from 64 Kilobites per second (Kbps) to 512Kbps The service will be rolled out in three phases. The first phase is expected to begin at the end of August 2004 to cover most major areas of Dar es Salaam. The second phase is expected to be completed the end of this year and will extend coverage to all the other areas in Dar es Salaam. The third phase, which will cover major towns of Tanzania, is expected to begin mid next year.