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Kenya’s internet penetration hits 112%

Kenya’s internet penetration hits 112%

Internet
The Internet penetration in Kenya is now estimated at 112.7 per cent with the number of Kenyans accessing and using the Internet on the rise, the latest sector statistics by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) show. The figures released by the CA also point to an increased uptake of broadband Internet in particular, which has gone up by 14.3 per cent in the period ending September 2017. “The growth has now put broadband subscriptions at 17.6 million compared to 15.4 million posted in the preceding quarter. Consequently, broadband penetration increased to 38.8 per cent during the quarter from 34.2 per cent,” the report added. According to the report covering July to September 2017, the demand for data/Internet continues to soar, with the number of estimated data/Internet use
How to Utilise Web Scraping As a Real Estate Tool

How to Utilise Web Scraping As a Real Estate Tool

Business, Internet
Recent surveys show that the internet is the most useful tool at a seller’s disposal. According to the Macquarie Real Estate Benchmark Report for Australia, 40% of buyer’s inquiries stem from internet advertisements and nine out of ten people use the internet to search for property. Furthermore, the same property can be listed on numerous online sites,  in order to increase traffic and the corresponding chance of a sale. So, what does all this mean for the unknowledgeable newcomer? Often the staggering amount of online choices and comparisons can lead to significant confusion. For those who are fed up with mindlessly scrolling through another 200 house listings, this is where web scraping comes into play. Web scraping is the most effective tool of sorting through the overwhelming