Marc Andreessen’s Home Internet Costs vs Uganda’s

Silicon Alley recently reported that Netscape creator turned investor, Marc Andreessen pays around $4,000 a month for his home internet connection…100 mbps to his house. So what would $4,000 get you here in Uganda? 2 to 4 mbps for a corporate line.

More fun facts…A year ago I was paying $1,000 (2 Million Ugandan Shillings) for a dedicated 256kbps connection that I shared with another company. Today the going rate is about half that. And we wait…

Share and Enjoy:
  • Twitter
  • Digg
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • muti
  • StumbleUpon
About the author: Jonathan Gosier is a UI designer, software developer and writer. He currently lives in Kampala, Uganda where he incubates and invests in East African entrepreneurs as the CEO of Appfrica Labs. He's also a TED Fellow.
This entry was posted in Business, Technology. Bookmark the permalink. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Comment moderation is enabled. Your comment may take some time to appear.