Connectivity Technology in Africa

I recently had a project for school where we created a data dashboard using the Tableau visualization software. My group chose to explore the growth of connectivity technology in the African continent over the last decade and a half. We specifically focused on the number and growth of mobile phone, internet, and landline users. 

We were able to create some pretty beautiful visualizations that I think increases the usefulness of the data, so I thought I’d share it. The adoption of the communication technology over the last 2 decades has exploded across the continent, and there is a definite trend over the last 5 years to replace landlines with mobile. It’s also interesting to explore the inward spread of the connectivity from the coastal cities to more inland, developing countries.

Click on the image below to be directed to the Tableau Public website and interact with the data!

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