e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries

6th International Conference, AFRICOMM 2014, Kampala, Uganda, November 24-25, 2014, Revised Selected Papers

  • Amos Nungu
  • Bjorn Pehrson
  • Julianne Sansa-Otim
Conference proceedings AFRICOMM 2014

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Communication Infrastructure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Amos Nungu, Robert Olsson, Björn Pehrson, Jiawei Kang, Daniel Kifetew, Alisher Rustamov
      Pages 13-22
    3. Okus Paul, Karim Djouani, Anish Kurien, Thomas Olwal
      Pages 23-31
    4. Roseline Nyongarwizi Akol, Solomon Muhumuza
      Pages 32-42
    5. Christian Niephaus, Mathias Kretschmer, Gheorghita Ghinea, Senka Hadzic
      Pages 43-52
    6. Jean Louis Fendji Kedieng Ebongue, Mafai Nelson, Jean Michel Nlong
      Pages 53-63
    7. Michael Rademacher, Senka Hadzic, Philipp Batroff, Osianoh Glenn Aliu, Mathias Kretschmer
      Pages 74-83
    8. Dennis George Ozhathil, Geoffrey Mark Kagarura, Dorothy Kabagaju Okello, Roseline Nyongarwizi Akol
      Pages 84-92
    9. Dorothy Okello, Moses Niyonshuti, Moureen Nampijja Lukoye, Edwin Mugume
      Pages 93-100
  3. Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Julianne Sansa Otim, Celestino Obua, Grace Kamulegeya, Alex Mwotil, Perez Matsiko
      Pages 127-133
  4. IoT, Cloud Computing and TVWS

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Luzango Pangani Mfupe, Litsietsi Montsi, Fisseha Mekuria
      Pages 137-143
    3. Mangqoba V. Shabalala, Paul Tarwireyi, Matthew O. Adigun
      Pages 144-153
    4. Kizito Patrick Musaazi, Tonny Bulega, Stephen Mutaawe Lubega
      Pages 154-163
    5. Timothy X. Brown, Ermanno Pietrosemoli, Marco Zennaro, Antoine Bagula, Hope Mauwa, Sindiso M. Nleya
      Pages 164-172
  5. ICT4D Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Varyanne Sika, Nanjira Sambuli
      Pages 175-179
    3. Patrick Albert Chikumba, Martin Msendema
      Pages 180-188
    4. Ruth Mbabazi Mutebi, Julianne Sansa Otim, Richard Okou, Ben Sebitosi
      Pages 198-206
  6. Access to Information

  7. ICT4D Miscellaneous

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. Tiago Devezas, Luis Domingos, Ana Vasconcelos, Carlos Carreira, Bruno Giesteira
      Pages 241-250
    3. Florence Nameere Kivunike, Love Ekenberg, Mats Danielson, F. F. Tusubira
      Pages 251-260
    4. Tegawendé F. Bissyandé, Jonathan Ouoba, Daouda Ahmat, Arthur D. Sawadogo, Zakaria Sawadogo
      Pages 261-268
    5. O. A. Esan, I. O. Osunmakinde, S. M. Ngwira
      Pages 269-281
    6. Comfort Fiki Lukhele, Ernest Ketcha Ngassam, Isaac Osunmakinde
      Pages 282-292
    7. Anass Bayaga, Paul Tarwireyi, Emmanual Adu
      Pages 293-301
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 303-304

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries, AFRICOMM 2014, held in Kampala, Uganda, November 24-25, 2014. The 31 revised full papers were carefully selected from 57 submissions and cover topics such as communication infrastructure, health, IoT, cloud computing and TVWS, ICT4D applications, access to information, and ICT4D miscellaneous.


Cognitive radios Developing countries Education Enterprise computing Health informatics Healthcare ICT for Development Information systems applications Internet of Things Mobile phones Network components Network performance evaluation Network structure Rural area networking Wireless access networks Wireless networks e-government e-health eGovernment eHealth

Editors and affiliations

  • Amos Nungu
    • 1
  • Bjorn Pehrson
    • 2
  • Julianne Sansa-Otim
    • 3
  1. 1.Dar Es Salaam Institute of TechnologyDar Es SalaamTanzania
  2. 2.KTH/ICT/TSLabKistaSweden
  3. 3.Makerere UniversityKampalaUganda

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-16885-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-16886-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1867-8211
  • Series Online ISSN 1867-822X
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