Internet’s impact on Africa’s economy

by George Chetcuti [Published on 22 April 2013 / Last Updated on 23 June 2014]

Big opportunities for cost savings as businesses shift to enterprise systems powered by the Internet

Over 80% of African SMEs from four countries believe in the Internet potential to help them grow their businesses. A study performed by Dalberg Global Development Advisor and sponsored by Google Africa revealed that most of the interviewed businesses look at the Internet as the way forward to economic and social growth.

The report by Dalberg is based on a survey of more than 1300 businesses, including nearly 1000 SMEs and extensive interviews with experts across Ghana, Kenya, Senegal and Nigeria this report arms policymakers with data on the social and economic benefits of broadband and Internet.

Access Dalberg’s report here - http://www.impactoftheinternet.com/

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