Burundi

In Burundi, we undertake to gather a full picture of the status of internet policy and infrastructure. We do this by keeping track of the institutions that influence internet policy, the factors that support internet access and the way in which our focus countries engage with each other.

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Internet Violation Incidents


Internet Penetration
12%
Tele- Density
26%
Internet Freedom Rating
50%

Progressive Developments

# Description
1 Constitutional Court quashes several repressive provisions of Burundian media law
2 All 17 districts of Burundi are now covered by the fiber optic system laid by the Burundi Backbone System
3 Positive response from government on media concerns

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Our Activities in Burundi

Through the OpenNet Africa Initiative, 03 Laws shaping Internet Freedom have been evaluated.Law No. 1/10, April 3, 2013 Reform of Code of Criminal ProcedureLaw No. 1/011 of 1997 which Governs Telecommunications 2013 Media law